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Youth Benefit from Spending Time Angling


September 23, 2021

Youth and their families can reap the many benefits of fishing. It’s important to remember that an afternoon of fishing does not necessarily require expensive boats or top of the line equipment. This, itself can be a valuable lesson for ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Natural Resources, Relationships & Family, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Angling, Fishing, Learning, Life Skills, Nature, Wildlife, Youth

Family Gardening During Pandemic Rises


June 28, 2021

One of the unexpected results of the pandemic during the last year has been the increase of families in the yard and garden. As a matter of fact, according to a new survey released by Scott's Miracle Grow, over half of the US population (55%) ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Relationships & Family
Tags: Family, Gardening, Lawn, Vegetables, Yard, Youth

Gardening Increases Self-Confidence in Youth


June 24, 2021

Confidence plays a crucial role in youth development. Kids with low self-confidence are more likely to drop out of school, experience depression, succumb to peer pressure and not have friends. As a parent, you can help your child build self-confidence ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn
Tags: Confidence, Family, Gardening, Youth

Gardening Helps Reduce Stress and Anxiety in Youth


June 23, 2021

Gardening can make a great impact on the mental health of youth. There are many ways to get youth interested and involved in gardening! Gardening's Impact of Youths Mental Health. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 7.1% (approximately ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Management, Lawn, Money Matters, Relationships & Family
Tags: Anxiety, Container Gardening, Coping, Depression, Family, Gardening, Youth

Raising Blue Ribbon Kids


March 16, 2021

Spring in the Suwannee Valley means it’s time for youth livestock shows. The hard work of youth raising their steers, pigs and other livestock all leads up to that one week. It’s every exhibitor’s dream to have that blue ribbon animal. ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Farm Management, Livestock, Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: 4H, Award, Awards, Competition, Family, Livestock, Youth

Container Gardening with Kids


April 14, 2020

When trying to find the perfect outdoor activity for children, consider container gardening. There are many benefits to kids gardening from the educational to the physical benefits. But one of the best things is your kids will love it! It ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Crops, Curriculum, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Container Gardening, Fruits, Gardening, Herbs, Kids, Nutrition, Plants, Raised Bed, Vegetables, Youth

Making Use of That Fall Pumpkin


November 26, 2019

With Halloween and Thanksgiving behind us, it's time to clear out those fall decorations in order to make room for Christmas trees, lights, and gingerbread houses. But think again before tossing out that big orange pumpkin! Especially if it's ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, Relationships & Family
Tags: Baking, Cooking, Decorations, Fall, Family, Kids, Pumkin

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