Are You An Official Holmes County 4-Her?

Are you an official Holmes County 4-H Member for this year?  I am so excited that the new 4-H year has begun!  4-H club meetings will begin this week and I could not be happier!  Remember that all youth must complete new enrollment every year so if your parents have not done the paperwork …

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2017 4-H Camp Timpoochee Registration is now OPEN!!

Registration for Holmes County 4-H Camp Timpoochee camp spots is now open. We only have 40 slots available for campers, CIT, and Counselors this year so get ready to sign up! Camp Timpoochee fees will be $250.00 again this year. CITs and Camp Counselors will received a discounted rate for their work at camp. …

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From Learning to Leading: Jerrett Kandzer, a True Leader

As a 4-H Agent, one remembers many of their “firsts” on the job, i.e., their first day, their first fair, their first 4-H club meetings, etc.  For me in Holmes County 4-H, I was hired in the midst of a reorganization phase within the program.  I clearly remember meeting Jerrett Kandzer one of my first …

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Congratulations to Holmes County 4-H/Tropicana Winners!

2016 Holmes County 4-H/Tropicana County Public Speaking Contest Winners Congratulations to all of this year’s County 4-H/Tropicana winners! Pictured left to right: 1st Place – Gabriel Cushing, 4th Grade, Poplar Springs, Speech entitled, “Kids Day” 3rd Place – Jacob Shiver, 5th Grade, Poplar Springs, Speech entitled, “Bella” 1st Place – Gage Galloway, 5th Grade, …

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What Will Happen to the Family Farm?

The question of what happens to the family farm is often riddled with many emotional opinions.  So much so, that families may not communicate effectively about their wishes or plans.  Many life events can change the dynamics of a family farm.  Whether marriage, children, divorce, illness, retirement or death, significant events can require a plan …

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Holmes County Ag Joins Facebook: Panhandle Agricultural Connection

Join Us on Facebook at the Panhandle Agricultural Connection. For up to date information on agricultural topics that impact you and your operation please like the Facebook page “Panhandle Agricultural Connection”. Our goal is to post current and relevant information that will help you take your operation to the next level. Posts include weekly livestock …

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Master’s Degree Earned by Nicole “Niki” Crawson, Extension Agent I, 4-H Youth Development, University of Florida/IFAS Extension, Holmes County.

Niki Crawson has served as the Holmes County 4-H Extension Agent with University of Florida/IFAS Extension for over five years.  She began her career with UF/IFAS Extension in 2007.  In 2009, she actually left the University of Florida position to relocate with her husband due to his employment with USDA, only to return to her …

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Celebrating the Inauguration of The University of Florida’s 12th President

You are invited to join us for the inauguration of Dr. Kent Fuchs, 12th President of the University of Florida, on Friday, December 4, 2015 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. CST. You will be able to watch live via video conference at the Holmes County Extension Center Conference Room as Dr. Fuchs is installed into office. The …

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It’s National 4-H Week!!

Did you know that 4H’ers are: 4x more likely to make contributions to their communities, 2x more likely to be civically active, and 2x more likely to make healthier choices.      

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4-H 5K Fun Run

Hello 4-H Families! We want to invite you all to be a part of The “4-H Extravaganza” 5K Fun Run on Saturday, September 19, 2015.  The race will begin at Middlebrooks Park at 8:00 AM.  Check in and race day registration will start at 7:15 AM.  The registration packet has all the information needed.  Feel …

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