4-H Horticulture State Contest
The Florida 4-H State Horticulture Identification and Judging Contest took place in June at the Alachua County Extension Office in Newberry. This contest provided an opportunity for youth to demonstrate their ... READ MORE
Do you want to know what all the 4-H buzz is about? Read on to get a glimpse into our first summer day camp of the 2022 year!
The 4-H Bugs & Blooms Cloverbud Summer Day Camp kicked off the start to a long list of exciting camps for St. ... READ MORE
It happens every so often. A youth is struggling with their project work, and a parent swoops in to rescue them. Is this helping or hovering? Leaders may perceive that these parents are slowing down the development of the Essential Element ... READ MORE
Celebrate American Wetlands Month in May. According to the US Census Bureau between 2010 and 2020, the number of people per square mile rose by 44% in St. Johns County. This growth means fewer wetlands and fewer wetlands mean ... READ MORE
Youth learn all about potatoes as they participate in the TCAA Potato Project.
As January comes to a close, St. Johns County 4-H is taking a look back at the exciting events that took place. Of these events, the annual Tri-County Agricultural ... READ MORE
When is it important to use proper table manners? Always! Proper table manners have a place at the table, no matter where you are, who you are, or who you are with. Manners help us make a good impression and give confidence in social settings. ... READ MORE
Historically, humans and poultry have interacted in many ways beyond owning chickens as farm animals. From domesticated fowl being used for meat and egg production to fancy breeds being shown in competition, ducks, chickens, turkeys, and other ... READ MORE
Tis' the Holiday Season and family gatherings are in full swing!
A key part of any holiday table is the centerpiece. Recently, St. Johns County 4-H'ers participated in a demonstrational video where they learned proper table setting and etiquette. ... READ MORE
Once again, we planted our pumpkin patch at UF/IFAS Hastings!
But this year, we doubled the number of varieties planted! Of the dozen tested, three are meant for seed roasting while seven are ideal for baking. After our first successful year ... READ MORE