Tag Archive: Service

4-H Day of Service- Peanut Butter Anyone?

Did you know that the Saturday of National 4-H Week is the 4-H Day of Service?  4-H Clubs across the nation will be celebrating National 4-H Week with “hands to larger service.”  Service is a huge part of the 4-H program (one of the “H”s”) and also helps teach youth compassion for others.  Service is …

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Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the US Extension Service

4-H Corn Club youth showing a County Extension Agent that he had properly cultivated his corn. 1919. Photo Credit: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/36694 Truly amazing things can happen in the span of 100 years.  In this day and age, however, where everything is expected to be “bigger-better-faster,” accomplishments over a 100 year …

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Pledge Your Hands to Service Learning

April kicks off the global month of service. If you are responsible for guiding and organizing service learning projects for your 4-H Club (or any other organization), follow this five step process to ensure a successful, enriching experience for all involved: 1. Assess. Who (or what) needs help in your local community? Ask for youth …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/04/12/pledge-your-hands-to-service-learning/

Weekly Cattle Market & Feedstuff Electronic News Service

Weekly Market Report Provided by the Alabama Market News Service The USDA Agriculture Market News Service provides a weekly Cattle and Feedstuff Market electronic newsletter free of charge via email.  If you would like to receive this service, send your e-mail address to Diana.Drummond@ams.usda.gov or call the office at 334-240-7289.  You can also access the reports on their …

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US Forest Service 2012 Tax Tips for Forest Landowners

USDA Forest Service tax information website for forest landowners. The USDA Forest Service has updated their web page with information on Federal income Tax returns for Forest Landowners.  The web site provides non-industrial private forest (NIPF) landowners with a consolidated source of information on the complex tax issues associated with forest maintenance and management. While our …

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Got Cogongrass? FL Forest Service has a Cost-share program to help with Control

2012 Cogongrass Treatment Cost-Share Program Sign-up Period: July 31, through August 28, 2012 A Cogongrass Treatment Cost-Share Program is currently being offered to eligible non-industrial private landowners by the Florida Forest Service (FFS) through temporary grants from the USDA Forest Service. The primary objective of this program is to reduce the spread of cogongrass to …

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