The 9 Principles of Florida-Friendly Landscaping (FFL) can help protect our water, create beautiful neighborhoods, and support awesome wildlife!
The FFL Program is all about:
putting the "right plants" in the "right place"
giving ... READ MORE
Last month, twenty-five Livestock Extension Agents from around Florida attended training so that agents could facilitate these trainings in their own counties. This can translate into more opportunities for adults and students to become Beef ... READ MORE
“Buying Local” is all the rage and has different meaning for different people. For market steer participants in both 4-H and FFA, it has many levels that should be acknowledged. With the Pasco County Fair in the books for 2018 and the Sumter ... READ MORE
At the 2018 Florida State Fair, the Charolais Open and Youth Cattle Show was a welcome sight. With so many cattle producers in Florida using Charolais sires in their terminal cross-breeding systems, we should see the breed more often. Cattlemen ... READ MORE
Pasco County 4-H members, 4-H leaders and Parents
Interested in participating or helping with any of the Animal Judging contests this 4-H year.
Pasco County 4-H will hold an information meeting on December 14 in at the 4-H Office located ... READ MORE
Eight years ago, Montana Rose Smith was “kind of dragged into 4-H” when her mother bought a pair of dairy goats because her brother, Bubba Jessie, loved goats. That’s when Emily Smith told her children they were going to join 4-H. They ... READ MORE
As the 2017 4-H Tailgate contest started contests 30 state finalists were busy preparing and cooking their protein group at UF/IFAS 4-H State Headquarters in Gainesville as a panel of judges watch and judge them on their food safety and question ... READ MORE
When most people think of 4-H, they think of our traditional clubs, but did you know 4-H programming is available in the classroom through our school enrichment programs? These programs bring the knowledge of our faculty and volunteers directly ... READ MORE
Every year across the state hundreds of youth exhibit swine in County and State fairs. Raising livestock takes up time and resources for these youth and often the market sale provides a monetary reward for their hard work.It is a stressful but ... READ MORE
Figure 1: Stacey Struhar (FCS Agent), utilizing My Plate to teach portion control and how to balance a meal correctly with the Food Pyramid five food groups.
Located in Resurrection Park off of Calle de Milagros (a/k/a Lock St), the Mariposa ... READ MORE