Trying to teach youth to be more responsible can be very frustrating. Taking out the trash or cleaning their bedroom often leads to procrastinating and arguing. Feeding pets may be a job that as a parent, you don't feel like the child is at ... READ MORE
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
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
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
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
Florida's climate is characterized by wet and dry seasons with rain predominantly occurring between the months of June through October. The average amount of rain for Lafayette County is 55-56 inches per year. The oldest official rainfall ... READ MORE
In 2018 Florida farmers planted over 115, 000 acres of cotton with over 5,000 acres in the Suwannee Valley area. Cotton production has a long history in our area and we are seeing renewed interest in this crop.
If you go back 100 years ... 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
Go Further With Food
No matter how old or young you are, healthy eating is equally important. National Nutrition Month is here to help you spring into a new season with a happier, healthier you!
What is National Nutrition Month?
March ... READ MORE
The 42nd Annual Tri-County Peanut Production Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 8, 2018 at the 4th District Community Center near Branford, Florida. The meeting will begin at 5:00 pm with an optional pesticide training for producers ... READ MORE