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Three Florida Farms Recognized through the SE Hay Contest

Seldom Rest Farm, Pulaski, TN was the overall winner of the 2017 Southeast Hay Contest with their entry of extremely high quality alfalfa hay with a relative forage quality (RFQ) score was 269. The winners of the 2017 Southeast Hay Contest were recognized on Tuesday, October 17 at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia.  …

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The Three Dysfunctions of a Club Meeting

Youth should run the business portion, which should be only 1/4 of the meeting time The very word meeting makes me sigh and roll my eyes.  I’ve been to so many that are a waste of time and energy and, let’s face it, boring!  Are they ever really productive?  Can’t they (please) be more interesting? …

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Three Tips for Positive Discipline when Dealing with Difficult Behavior

Chances are, if you have ever volunteered with a youth program, you have run into some children who have challenged you with their behavior.   Earlier this month, Dr. Kate Fogarty and Sarah Hensley shared some insight and tips for disciplining children in a positive and productive way. The word discipline often has a negative connotation, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/01/30/three-tips-for-positive-discipline-when-dealing-with-difficult-behavior/

Underperforming Food Plots? Three Possible Reasons Why

Deer grazing test forage test plots at the NFREC in Quincy. Quality food plots take effort and planning. Deer hunting season has begun in Northwest Florida. As hunters venture into the woods and sit for hours on end they have plenty – sometimes too much – time to contemplate what they could have done, or …

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Three Simple Ideas for Teaching Your Child Gratitude

Gratitude is a tricky concept to teach children. It is essential for our happiness, but easily overlooked in the hustle and bustle of our busy everyday lives. With Thanksgiving approaching, it is a great opportunity to do an activity with your kids to help reinforce the concept of gratitude. Here are three simple ideas that …

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UF/IFAS Leon County Extension is Among First Three Commercial “Zero Net Energy” Buildings in Florida!

The old adage, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks” does not always apply. During a recent national webinar, research staff at the New Buildings Institute (NBI) headquartered in Vancouver, Washington profiled the University of Florida IFAS Leon County Extension building as a case study. This project proves that older office buildings can be …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/01/18/ufifas-leon-county-extension-is-among-first-three-commercial-zero-net-energy-buildings-in-florida/

Three Keys to Successful Saving

Saving money can be easy or it can be extremely difficult.  Why should you save?  To set aside money you could spend today…so you can spend it tomorrow!  Ask yourself some hard questions: What would happen if…  You lost your job?  You got sick?  You had an emergency? How will you pay for big purchases? …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/02/26/three-keys-to-successful-saving/