Tag Archive: Continues

The Countdown Continues!

Out of the mouths of babes: “4-H brought me closer to my grandfather.” – 9th grade 4-H member “I have developed a better work ethic and communications skills.” – 9th grade 4-H member “4-H has taught me leadership and commitment that I can use for the rest of my life.” – 9th grade 4-H member …

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The Countdown Continues!

You are making a difference: Studies done with 4-H youth show adults in their 4-H clubs make them feel important (65%) and listen to them (64%). (Perkins & Butterfield, 1999).                                            That’s all the difference …

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The Countdown Continues!

The out-of-school hours constitute the biggest single block of time in the life of a young adolescent (Council on Adolescent Development, 1992). What are they doing with it?                   With the help of 4-H volunteers like you… anything they want! Join us on Monday, August 19, 2013 …

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The Countdown Continues!

In 2001, Kirk Astroth and George Haynes of Montana State University published research which found the following:   Compared to other youth, 4-H youth are more likely to: Succeed in school, getting more A’s than other kids Be involved as leaders in their school and community Be looked up to as role models by other kids; …

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Drought Continues in Jackson County

Data collected from UF/IFAS Marianna FAWN Station The chart above is a monthly weather summary from the UF/IFAS FAWN weather station located at the North Florida Research and Education Center. May 2012 was hot and dry, and added to the precipitation deficits of the past three years. The rain shortfall since January 2010 has increased …

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