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
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
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
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
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
"Learning by doing" is not just an expression in Lafayette County. 4-H summer camp members have spent their summer participating in hands-on activities ranging from painting to food preservation.
Learning by Doing
The Florida ... READ MORE
Lafayette 4-H Club had their annual holiday baking event on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. The Holiday Bake-Off is an annual meeting where the kids get to demonstrate their cooking skills during the holiday season. 4-H members are encouraged ... READ MORE
Since 1993, the Lafayette County Extension Office has hosted a Farm Judging and Farm Manager Contest. Over the 26 years, over 5,000 youth have participated. FFA and 4-H members from 16 different schools and clubs test their judging and farm ... READ MORE
Lafayette 4-H Club was well represented at the recent Suwannee Valley Youth Livestock Show and Sale at the 103rd Suwannee County Fair in Live Oak.
Lafayette 4-H Hog Exhibitors
Members showing hogs included : Gavin Barnes, Kiley Beach, ... READ MORE
Lafayette 4-H Club held their monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 6th. There was a large group of kids at the meeting, so they were split into two groups. One group went outside to learn about fire safety and wildfire prevention. The other group ... READ MORE