Calhoun County Countywide 4-H Tropicana Winners

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Calhoun County 4-H is extremely proud of every 4th, 5th, and 6th grade 4-H Tropicana speech competitor and is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015-16 4-H Tropicana Countywide Speech Competition which was held on May 9th at the Extension Office. Before competing countywide, competitors first competed and placed in their classroom and …

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Chicks for Adoption

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Calhoun County 4-H has chicks for adoption now and will have more in about a week. These chicks were incubated by our Youth Embryology Spin Club. For more information, please contact the Calhoun County Extension office at 850-674-8323.

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Camp Timpoochee Sign up through June 3, 2016

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Sign up now for 4-H Camp Timpoochee in Niceville, Florida. Camp will be held the week of June 20 – 24, 2016.  There are 20 slots available for Calhoun County youth and they will be filled on a first-come first-served basis.  Florida youth must be between the ages of 8 and 12 as of …

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Florida 4-H Gator Pit seeks Youth Entrepreneurs and Inventors

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The Florida 4-H Youth Development Program is on a statewide search for the most innovative young entrepreneurs, inventors, creators and business people! These participants will demonstrate goal-setting, financial literacy, creativity, communication skills, and effective marketing.

Participants must be senior level 4-H’ers (between 14 and 18 years old as of Sept 1, 2015) with a passion …

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Herb Gardening Guide: The What, When, Where, and How to Grow Herbs

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Check out the link below for this easy to read herb gardening guide for our local area.  The guide is provided by the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) at the University of Florida.  It’s a must-have for anyone who’s growing herbs this year!  For more information call (850-674-8323) or stop …

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4-H Embrylogy Projects

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Calhoun County 4-H is excited to announce two new poultry related projects this year:

4-H Embryology Project

2016 Meetings Dates and Timeline

Tuesday, April 12th 3:00-4:00 PM CT Calhoun County Extension Office What is embryology?

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Put in eggs Tuesday, April 19th 3:00-4:PM CT Calhoun County Extension …

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Vegetable Gardening Guide: The What, When, Where, and How to Plant Guide

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Follow the link below to this easy to read gardening guide for our local area.  This guide is provided by the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) at the University of Florida.  It’s a must-have for anyone who’s growing vegetables this year!  For more information call (850-674-8323) or stop by our …

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Permanent link to this article: http://calhoun.ifas.ufl.edu/4-h/2016/04/07/vegetable-gardening-guide-the-what-when-where-and-how-to-plant-guide/

Flower Gardening in Florida

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Check out these links to great information on growing annuals (typically last only one growing season) and perennials (typically last more than one growing season) in Florida!  These documents are provided by the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) at the University of Florida, so you know you can trust them.  …

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Altha FFA Farm Field Day

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A huge Thank You to Altha School for inviting Calhoun County 4-H to their 2016 FFA Farm Field Day. We really enjoyed planting radishes with Altha K-2nd graders and think they enjoyed it too! We shared fun facts about radishes with the students. Here are their three favorite facts:  Radishes grow fast …

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4-H Chick Chain

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The 4-H Chick Chain is a program designed to help youth learn how to raise pullets (baby female chicks) into mature production hens to learn responsibility, record keeping, and communication skills. The culmination of this program is a show and optional auction. Members participate in workshops to learn how to care for …

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