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Zumbido Con Abejas 4-H (Buzzing with Bees 4-H )

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March 9, 2022

La apicultura, es la práctica de mantener colonias de abejas para lograr objetivos deseados. Las abejas de miel son las especies domesticadas más comunes. Estos insectos tienen un comportamiento social creando grandes colonias las cuales contienen ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Luis R. Rodriguez, Native Bees, Polk Small Farms, Pollinators, Small Farms Agent Polk
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A test to check the germination rate of old seeds

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September 17, 2021

Have old seeds packets and wondering if the seeds are still viable to grow in the garden? Many seeds will last for years if stored correctly in a cool, dry, indoor environment. Follow these simple steps to test your old seeds. Gather your ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Fruits & Vegetables
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Central Florida, Florida-Friendly Plants, Germination Test, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, Seed Germination, Seeds, Swebb, Vegetable Gardening, Vegetables

Summer awaits you with Florida 4-H Adventures

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May 19, 2020

Navigating the New Normal The year 2020 has not been what we consider a normal year and we are all having to acclimate to this new normal. Humans are social beings and this pandemic has socially distanced us for over 8 weeks, making us realize ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth
Tags: 4-H Virtual Adventures, Clay County FL, Diversity And Inclusion, Florida Wildlife, Healthy Living, Matthew Olson, Outdoors, Pasco County FL, Polk County FL, Shayla Reighter, STEM, Virtual Learning
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Resources from UF/IFAS for teachers, parents, and kids

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April 8, 2020

UF/IFAS Extension has science-based resources on a variety of topics for teachers, parents and kids. From insects to robotics, plants to manatees, we have curriculum, videos, and coloring sheets you can use! This page will be updated as more ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth,
Tags: 3rd Grade, 4-H, 4th Grade, Ayasalonis, Central Florida, Classroom, Flowers, Gardening, Lakes, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Ocean, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, Resources, Students, Teachers, Water, Wildlife, Youth, Youth Development

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: COVID-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

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