Thanks to the efforts of hard-working Orange County 4-H members, the Exhibit Hall at the Extension Center is filled with more than 1900 festive red, pink, and white poinsettias. Our club members began taking pre-orders in October and exceeded ... READ MORE
The annual UF/IFAS Extension Peanut Butter Challenge ran from October 1 through October 31 this year, and our Orange County 4-H'ers took full advantage of lending their hands for larger service!
What is the Peanut Butter Challenge?
Each year ... READ MORE
National 4-H Week: “I Love 4-H!”
The first week of October is the start of three very important events for Orange County 4-H. The biggest is National 4-H Week. During the first full week in October, we join 4-H members across the Unites ... READ MORE
I just love growing food hydroponically! Why? I am more likely to harvest it and eat it, too. Over 600,000 YouTubers love how I teach hydroponics in 8 minutes. You can get growing with that free video, but maybe it only 'wet' your appetite? ... READ MORE
Peanut, butter open the door!
During the month of October, we will begin the Peanut Butter Challenge so please spread the news! The Peanut Butter Challenge runs from October 1 through ... READ MORE
Learn by doing
The 4-H slogan is “learn by doing.” Experiential learning is integral to 4-H project work and related educational programs (Diem and Levings, 2022). Not surprisingly, actively engaging youth participants in their own learning ... READ MORE
They say time flies when you are having fun, and we sure are having a fun summer with our Orange County 4-H day camps!
Last month in June we hosted the first year of our "Environmental Explorers" summer day camp ... READ MORE
Hey there! My name is Heather Kalaman, and I am the new Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ and Residential Horticulture Agent here at UF/IFAS Extension Orange County. I started this position in mid-April and thought I would take a moment to ... READ MORE
4-H Citrus Show at Sunsational Farms
On Saturday, April 22nd the 4-H program hosted the 2023 citrus tree show and auction at Sunsational Farms in Umatilla. Youth from Lake, Orange, Seminole and Volusia counties participated in the event. ... READ MORE
The District VIII Citrus Project youth are gearing up for their final event of the 2022/2023 project year!
On Saturday, April 22nd, 4-H youth from Orange, Lake, Volusia, and Seminole counties will travel to Sunsational Farms in Umatilla to ... READ MORE