Tag Archive: Projects

4-H Livestock Projects Teach Financial Literacy

Green and white are the colors of 4-H but what else can you think of that is green and white?  Money! So, how does 4-H livestock projects teach financial management for the youth who participate in these programs?  I am so glad you ask.  We will take a journey into the 4-H Livestock world where I …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/11/03/4-h-livestock-projects-teach-financial-literacy/

Florida Master Naturalist projects impact local communities

On “project day” students share their knowledge with the class. Photo credit: Carrie Stevenson The Florida Master Naturalist Program is a 40-hour experiential learning course offered by UF IFAS Extension. While we spend time in class with presentations, by far everyone’s favorite aspects of the course are field trips and “project day.” As part of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/02/05/florida-master-naturalist-projects-impact-local-communities/

Farm Credit Supports 4-H Agriculture Projects

To support agriculture education programs and help rural America grow, Farm Credit of Northwest Florida has designed the Youth Agricultural Loan Program specifically to help active 4-H and FFA members to get a running start with their agriculture-related projects and future success.  Members of these programs not only learn skills like growing crops or raising …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/12/05/farm-credit-supports-4-h-agriculture-projects/

The Scoop on Poultry Projects

There’s a home agricultural movement sweeping the United States.  Raising chickens in the backyard, not only in rural settings but also urban and suburban areas, is quickly gaining in popularity.  Chickens are very social animals and provide not only enjoyment, but high quality, nutritious eggs.  Several websites promote and advocate raising chickens in urban/suburban locales …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/05/24/the-scoop-on-poultry-projects/