Thanks to a $12.5 million grant from The Children's Trust, the 4-H Youth Development Program at UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County is set to expand its outreach to communities in need.
The Children’s Trust has awarded the grant to ... READ MORE
Aside from food, one of Java’s favorite things is getting scratches behind her ears, which Cayce Sullivan, a 15-year-old 4-H’er in Gilchrist County, makes sure to do as part of her daily care routine.
Java, a Brown Swiss heifer, is ... READ MORE
Last summer, 4-H teens from Miami-Dade County worked on a five-week apprenticeship to address food insecurity by growing food in unconventional spaces in Overtown.
Now, two of the six interns will take what they learned to the Ignite ... READ MORE
WHAT: Six Miami-Dade County public high school students are at the final stage of a comprehensive internship program exposing them to the many facets of urban food production in South Florida.
On August 3, the interns will celebrate their ... READ MORE
A new program is available for young nature enthusiasts interested in learning more about Florida’s environment. Inspired by the Florida Master Naturalist program, this youth program takes kids aged 10 to 13 on a journey through Florida’s ... READ MORE
Many adults report a fear of public speaking. But for youth participating in the Florida 4-H Public Speaking Program, this important life skill is a chance to share what “sparks” their interest.
Starting this year, Florida 4-H will partner ... READ MORE
This fall, one hardworking young person will continue a Florida 4-H tradition: The Dairy Heifer Chain.
The program, which began in 2019, works like this: A 4-H member receives a dairy calf, cares for it, trains it and shows it at the state ... READ MORE
Agriculture is the second largest industry in Florida with an estimated market value of over $7.46 billion according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, but uncertainty of the industry’s future labor force remains, as the average age of ... READ MORE
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Name: Abbey Tharpe
Position: UF/IFAS 4-H Extension Agent II, Taylor County Extension
Hometown: Perry, Florida
Years at UF/IFAS: 9
Describe your ... READ MORE
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La carrera de Sandy Hernández como Voluntario 4-H comenzó con un pequeño gesto de amabilidad hace más ... READ MORE