Have you considered enrolling your child in 4-H?
The 4-H Youth Development Program is the largest youth development organization. 4-H provides youth opportunities to improve their knowledge and skills (head, heart, health, and hands) and increase ... READ MORE
Where do I find information and dates?
Lake County 4-H Website
4-H Youth Development - Lake County - University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences - UF/IFAS (ufl.edu)
Lake County Facebook
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4-H is a youth development organization that offers a variety of projects that engage young minds in hands-on learning experiences. The core philosophy of 4-H projects focuses on experiential learning, empowering participants to acquire essential ... READ MORE
If you are a government or private property employee that maintains landscapes and plans to apply pesticides around occupied buildings (homes or offices), then you need a pesticide license through the Florida Department of Agriculture and ... READ MORE
Power is a great luxury enjoyed by many. This is true especially in the Florida summer. We love our air conditioning, functioning fridges, etc. Any time the power goes out, it is stressful. Your house can get hot, your food may go bad, it is ... READ MORE
In the early 2000s, I worked as a professional scout in a greenhouse and operated an integrated pest management program. My role involved scouting over 300 different species of food crops, exposing me to a myriad of pest species. ... READ MORE
It’s nothing new that from birth to age 2 proper nutrition is critical for growth and development. During the early years, it also sets the stage for establishing healthy dietary patterns critical for proper brain development and growth. The ... READ MORE
Lichen is often misidentified as a fungal issue on plants. They are actually completely harmless organisms and will grow on anything the does not move, they are very slow growing. Lichens are a combination of multiple organisms living in an ... READ MORE
Hurricane season is here, and before a storm is a threat ask yourself, are you prepared? Traditionally we think of flashlights, batteries, weather radios, plywood, sandbags, and tarps, but food supplies should be top of mind as well. A storm’s ... READ MORE
The occurrence of diabetes over the past 20 years has nearly doubled and that number could be even higher due to some living with diabetes and not knowing it. Currently, the Centers for Disease Control reports more than 37 million people have ... READ MORE