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
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
The end of the year is not only the Holiday Season, it is that time when youth begin to prepare for the Livestock Show & Sale at the Suwannee County Fair. November is the time to buy a small hog/steer to raise to show at the fair and eventually ... READ MORE
Judging activities provide youth with an excellent opportunity to develop communication. It also teaches them decision making and organizational skills, and enhances their confidence and self esteem. The 4-H Animal Science Program provides ... READ MORE