It's that time of year-the peanut butter challenge
Each October, extension offices across the state try to outcompete one another to collect the most jars of Peanut Butter. Each year the challenge gets better. The challenge gets bigger. The ... READ MORE
John Prine wrote, “Summer’s end is around the bend just flying. The swimming suits are on the line just drying.” His poignant song serves as a valuable summative theme for concluding our summer gardening series, “In the ... READ MORE
Open Enrollment for Medicare beneficiaries begins October 15 and ends December 7. This is the perfect time to review how you want your healthcare and drug coverage. Go to Medicare.gov to review your choices. Available Medicare Advantage ... READ MORE
This is probably one of our most asked questions, especially by families first wanting to join 4-H.
The fair is an important aspect for many of our 4-H members and we strongly believe in the lessons learned from the barn. However, the process ... READ MORE
When we think of a 4-H’er of the Year, we think of a youth who embodies both the impact and the passion our organizational mission drives. Our mission is to “make the best, better” and help youth become more independent, generous, masterful, ... READ MORE
The Inevitable Pests
It is inevitable – any gardener can attest. Look closely and you will see a garden and its pest. But what is a pest? Usually when we think of the term “pest,” we may think of insect pests. Pests also include pathogens, ... READ MORE
This time of year we like to pause and recognize our many hard-working 4-H youth, volunteers, and leaders.
If you weren't able to attend this year's very special banquet, here's a recap of the events and awards!
This Year's Theme was ... READ MORE
Florida's Rainy Season
Florida’s rainy season arrived. County-wide we have seen lots of moisture in the past couple of weeks. Some areas receive over 2” of rainfall in an hour. Despite the invaluable impacts of moisture within our natural ... READ MORE