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Applying the Three Secrets of Resilient People to Your Life During a Pandemic


October 6, 2021

The COVID Pandemic has been a source of stress and adversity for adults and youth alike over the last year. Many have seen their lives turned upside down due to loss of a job, change in working conditions, home schooling of children, and in ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Anxiety, Depression, Living, Mental Health, Pandemic, Recovery, Resilience, Resilient People

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 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

Hurricane Preparedeness for Citrus Groves


May 18, 2021

Its that time of year again. Hurricane Season, and with it comes lots of wind and rain. Sometimes too much wind and rain. It is important to be prepared for whatever mother nature throws your way. Especially when you have citrus groves. Hurricane ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Work & Life
Tags: Citrus, Citrus Grove, Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Recovery, Florida, Hurricane, Planning, Preparing, Storms, Tropical Storm, Weather

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

Helping Your Child Have Success as a Virtual Student


September 17, 2020

More than likely, if you are the parent of a school age child, you have been introduced to online learning in 2020. While having its benefits, online learning can certainly present its challenges. For a child to be successful learning virtually, ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Classroom, Distance Learning, Education, Homeschool, Learning, Social Distancing, Virtual, Youth

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