As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension Agents and Master Gardeners of Leon County have partnered with the Leon County Office of Resource Stewardship to lead multiple educational activities at this year’s Leon County Sustainable Community Summit.
The conference ... READ MORE
Six years ago, Alex’s grandmother registered her to attend summer camp at Cherry Lake with Leon County 4-H and she hasn’t looked back since!
Alex has become one of the shining stars of the Leon County 4-H program. She has held positions ... READ MORE
Who: 4-H Members aged 13-18 (4-H age); Where: Florida 4-H Camp Cloverleaf – 126 Cloverleaf Rd. Lake Placid, FL 33852; Cost: $110 for all participants.
Registration: October 24th – November 18th through Florida 4-H Online. No late registrations ... READ MORE
What has 1600 eyes, 1600 legs, can be male or female, and has enough energy collectively to send a rocket to the moon? The 3rd – 5th graders that participate in the multi-county 4-H Ag Adventures Program! This educational adventure is ... READ MORE
"Experts estimate that 2 to 14 year-olds have sway over $500 billion a year in household purchasing (Calvert 2008)." In other words, adults make decisions each day concerning purchases for their household, but youth have tremendous influence ... READ MORE
In a world where so many things don’t make sense, Leon County 4-H volunteer Nate Grimsley has discovered something that does. This week, Nate shares his story about how he got involved as a 4-H volunteer and why he chooses to remain involved ... READ MORE
Many of our greatest relationships can be traced back to chance encounters. Evelyn Gonzalez and Becky Pengelly, the Leon County 4-H Sewing SPIN (Special Interest) Club Leaders, met by chance though the encouragement their 4-H Agent, Stefanie ... READ MORE
A 2001 Gallup poll found that 40% of Americans suffer from glossophobia, or fear of public speaking. This statistic inspired the famous joke by stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld that at most funerals, "the average person would prefer to be ... READ MORE
Developing a heart for giving back and helping others is one of the most important personal benefits youth can obtain through active involvement in a 4-H program. During this season of thanks , 4-H members all over the United States will put ... READ MORE