4-H Youth Development

Youth Fair March 3 & 4

The annual Washington County Youth Fair is rapidly approaching. Fair exhibits will be open to the public Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4. The youth fair takes place at the Washington County Agricultural Center on Hwy 90 in Chipley. Please make plans to come and show your support for all of the fine young …

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Join the Peanut Butter Challenge!

Did you know that peanut butter is an inexpensive source of high-quality protein?  Let’s provide healthy peanut butter produced from locally grown peanuts to those in need in your county.  Drop off unopened jars of peanut butter to the UF/IFAS Extension Washington County office now through November 23.  The Florida Peanut Producers Association will match …

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Peanut Butter Challenge through November 25

Did you know the average child will eat 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches before he/she graduates high school? Let’s keep children eating locally grown peanuts in healthy, nutritious, and YUMMY peanut butter.

Join UF/IFAS Extension agents to help take a bite out of hunger!

Drop off unopened jars of peanut butter to your local …

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Youth Fair Swine Weigh-in and Workshop

Washington County Youth Fair swine weigh-in and workshop will be Monday, November 18, 2013. The weigh-in will be from 3:30 to 5:30 and the workshop will begin at 6. The workshop will focus on swine nutrition and showmanship. 4-H and FFA members will use weigh-in data to help formulate a feeding plan for their hog. Additionally the …

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Archery Coach Certification

4-H Shooting Sports is growing strong across the 4-H Nation and is one of the most popular program in Florida 4-H.  With the popularity of the book series and movie, “The Hunger Games,” there has been a greater demand to begin clubs focused on archery.  However, one of the most essential ingredients to beginning …

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Make A Difference Monday

Par Pro, the 5 Minute Club Meeting and use of the 4-H Emblem are the topics for Make A Difference Monday’s session 2.

Volunteers and Teen Leaders, meet in the East Wing at 6 pm 9.16.13 for this session.

Remember, all attendees go in the drawing for a weekly prize that will benefit …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/09/15/make-a-difference-monday/

Rule Book Ready

The 2013-2014 Animal Science Project Rule Book has been posted to the Youth Fair page. This includes the following projects:

•Breeding Beef



All exhibitors and parents are responsible for printing their own copy of the rule book, reading it and following all rules leading up to and while at the 2014 Youth …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/08/22/rule-book-ready/

Viva Florida Photography Contest

In celebration of Viva Florida 500, Washington County 4-H is sponsoring a photography contest to celebrate the spirit of Florida.  Youth ages 5-18 can enter up to two photographs representing history, agriculture or culture.  If two photographs are entered, each must be in different class.

For entry rules and form, click here:
4-H …

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Animal Science Project Workshop

Do you have a child 8-18 years old interested in raising and exhibiting a beef or swine project this year?

Our parent/exhibitor workshop will give you the resources you need to get your project started.  From where to purchase an animal, the tools you’ll use, to the feed you’ll need, you’ll get the answers …

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4-H Camp is almost here!

It’s Out of This World!

Monday, June 10 8:30 am – COUNSELOR & PARENT check-in in East Wing Conference Room. 9:00 am – CAMPER & PARENT check-in East Wing Conference Room. 9:30 am – Bus arrives for loading.

Friday, June 14 11:30 am – Pick up for all campers & counselors in the East Wing …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/05/30/4-h-camp-is-almost-here/

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