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
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La carrera de Sandy Hernández como Voluntario 4-H comenzó con un pequeño gesto de amabilidad hace más ... READ MORE
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Sandy Hernandez’s career as a 4-H volunteer began with a simple act of kindness.
Known as “Mr. H” to the hundreds of youth he has worked with over the years, Hernandez got involved in 4-H when he was the coordinator ... READ MORE
PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. – Fluffy yellow chicks are typically crowd pleasers, especially with young children and teachers. For almost a decade, hundreds of chicks have been the featured attraction in a popular 4-H educational program known ... READ MORE
This seems like a lost art: Writing a letter using a pen or pencil and a sheet of paper. Florida 4-H youth and many of their counterparts are using this method to communicate to friends. They put it in an envelope, address the envelope, put ... READ MORE
4-H agent Grace Carter was all set to teach embryology at 10 Jacksonville elementary schools this spring. She had an incubator for fertilized chicken eggs and planned several fun, hands-on activities for students in the classroom.
But last ... READ MORE