Monthly Archive: May 2014

Thanks To Jackson County 4-H Volunteers For an “A MAY ZING” Month of Volunteer Service!

Thanks To Jackson County 4-H Volunteers For an “A MAY ZING” Month of Volunteer Service!

     May has been “A MAY ZING!”   Youth from all over Jackson County have participated in 4-H Tropicana Public Speaking, Ag Literacy Day, 4-H Club activities, classroom visits, and educational clinics.  All of these activities …

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Basic Tips for First Time Prospect Steer Selection

Basic Tips for First Time Prospect Steer Selection

      Are You Ready To Select Your Show Steer? These are the words that could strike fear into the heart of someone who has no experience with cattle, let alone choosing a beef project animal for their youth. However, you should not feel bad because you …

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Jackson County Visits Project Venture

 Jackson County 4-H Visits Project Venture Jackson County 4-H Agent, Angel Granger, visited students enrolled in Project Venture every morning during the week of May 19 to May 23, 2014. She discussed 4-H Programming, 4-H day and residential camps, and the importance of agriculture, science, engineering and technology in their future, with youth from Kindergarten …

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Jackson County 4-H Train-the-Trainer Workshop – “Deploying SeaPerch Underwater Robotics”

The new Jackson County 4-H SeaPerch Underwater Robotics Program, sponsored by a grant from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), and enhancements from a grant through Lockheed Martin is off to a “swimmingly” good start!

Jackson County 4-H hosted a 2-day Train-the-Trainer Workshop, “Deploying SeaPerch Underwater Robotics”, on May 23 and 24, 2014, at the …

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Jackson County 4-H Livestock Club Member Recognized

Congratulations to Jackson County 4-H Livestock Club member Case Birge.  Case was recently recognized for outstanding Agricultural Enterprise, and received the SAEP (Supervised Agricultural Experience Program) Award, from Farm Bureau.  Good job Case!

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4-H State Animal Science Schedule of Events

 

Animal Sciences Events Online entry deadline Event Date State 4-H Horse Show June 3, midnight (Tuesday) July 9-12 Horse Demonstrations & Public Speaking June 9, 5pm (Monday) June 21 Horse Quiz Bowl June 9, 5pm (Monday) June 21 Hippology June 9, 5pm (Monday) June 20 Poultry Judging Registration closed June 6 Horsemanship …

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Tropicana Public Speaking Contest

Thank you, Tropicana, for supporting 4-H!

Jackson County’s 4-H/Tropicana Public Speaking Contest was held on May 6, 2014.  We had a lot of very talented young speakers this year with a wide variety of well-chosen topics.  The County contestants made their way through winning their class competition, and progressed on to competing at …

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Tractor Supply Animal Swap

Attention Tractor Supply Customers!

Tractor Supply in Marianna, FL is considering hosting an animal swap on Saturday, June 21, 2014.  If you are interested in participating in this event, please see a member of management for further details.  Also, if your FFA or 4-H group would like to hold a cookout during this event, …

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4-H Robotics Club Meeting

The Jackson County 4-H Robotics Club will meet May 15 at 4:00 PM at the Ag Complex on Pennsylvania Avenue, Marianna, Conference Room B (north side of building).  There is still room for more members in this club, so come join the fun!

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YouTube Video – Insight From Jackson County 4-H Volunteers

 

Volunteer Interview 2014 – Jackson County Florida 4-H

Jackson County 4-H Volunteers

Take a few moments to view this informative interview on YouTube with four of Jackson County’s finest 4-H Volunteers!  Listen as Anita Crossley, Anita Halling, Patty Melvin and Stacey Warden,  share their stories of the impacts that being …

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