Monthly Archive: February 2016

County and District 4-H Events and Tropicana Speech Contests Dates Set

County and District 4-H Events and Tropicana Speech Contests Dates Set

Jackson County 4-H will be holding County 4-H Events on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 from 5:00-7:00 PM CST at the Conference Center on Penn Avenue.  For registration forms and category guidelines, please visit our County Events webpage at:  http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/4-h/jackson-county-4-h-county-and-district-events/

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Jackson County 4-H SeaPerch Robotics Club is Back in the Water!

Jackson County 4-H SeaPerch Robotics Club is Back!

The Jackson County 4-H SeaPerch Robotics Club is back, thanks to new 4-H Volunteer Club Leader,  Martha Godwin.  The club held their kickoff meeting on Saturday, February 6 at the UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension Office.  Twenty-two folks attended this …

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Join Us Tuesday, February 9 For FL4HChat

 

Join Us For FL4HChat on Twitter

Your Jackson County 4-H Agent Angel Granger, will be leading the FL4HChat on Twitter, Tuesday February 9, 2016 at 11:00 AM CST, 12:00 ET

Tuesday’s chat topic will be: “4-H County Level: What can counties offer?”

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Jackson County 4-H Is Cranking Up the Incubators!

 

Jackson County 4-H Is Cranking Up the Incubators!

Jackson County 4-H will once again be offering the 4-H Embryology in the Classroom Project to classrooms in Jackson County. Last year nearly 100 local 1st and 2nd grade youth participated, and this year we hope to include even more. Thanks to donations from the Marianna …

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2016 Jackson County Fed Cattle Show and Sale

 

2016 Jackson County Fed Cattle Show and Sale

 

Make plans to come out and support area 4-H and FFA youth, by attending the 2016 Jackson County Cattle Show & Sale, to be held on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at the Jackson County Ag Center. There are 12 youth entered …

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Florida Agriculture Literacy Day Scheduled for Tuesday, April 26, 2016

 

Florida Agriculture Literacy Day Scheduled for Tuesday, April 26, 2016

 

Jackson County 4-H is once again partnering with Florida Agriculture in the Classroom to bring Agriculture Literacy to Jackson County elementary school classrooms. Volunteers will be visiting classrooms throughout the county on Tuesday, April 26th to share this year’s book, Drive through Florida: …

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Country Bumpkins 4-H Raising Money for Backpack for Kids

 

Country Bumpkins 4-H Raising Money for Backpack for Kids


The Country Bumpkins 4-H Club has adopted the local Backpack for Kids program https://www.facebook.com/BackpackForKidsFeedingProgram as their community service project, and is taking orders for chocolate covered strawberries for Valentine’s Day. Order yours today for …

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UF/CALS Florida Youth Institute

UF/CALS Florida Youth Institute – Seeking Applicants for 2016

The University of Florida, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is seeking high school students in their junior and senior year of high school, as applicants for the Florida Youth Institute (FYI), a one-week residential summer program being offered July 10-15, 2016 for up to 25 …

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4-H SeaPerch Robotics Club Set to Hit the Water Again!

4-H SeaPerch Robotics Club Set to Hit the Water Again!

Jackson County 4-H is pleased to welcome aboard our newest organizational club leader, Mrs. Martha Godwin, who will be taking over the help of the Jackson County 4-H SeaPerch Robotics Club. Mrs. Godwin has an extensive background in volunteer programming, has a degree in Marine …

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