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, …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://holmes.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/05/12/congratulations-to-holmes-county-4-htropicana-winners/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://holmes.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/02/12/what-will-happen-to-the-family-farm/

Holmes County Ag Joins Facebook: Panhandle Agricultural Connection

Panhandle Ag Connection cover

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://holmes.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/02/12/holmes-county-ag-joins-facebook-panhandle-agricultural-connection/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://holmes.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/01/28/masters-degree-earned-by-nicole-niki-crawson-extension-agent-i-4-h-youth-development-university-of-floridaifas-extension-holmes-county/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://holmes.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/11/25/celebrating-the-inauguration-of-the-university-of-floridas-12th-president-2/

It’s National 4-H Week!!

LOGO_4H national 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.      

Permanent link to this article: http://holmes.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/10/06/its-national-4-h-week/

4-H 5K Fun Run

2015 4H 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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://holmes.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/08/10/4-h-5k-fun-run/

2015 4-H Extravaganza!

FLYER_4H Extravaganza 2015

Hello 4-H Families & Friends! We are excited to announce the Holmes County 4-H Extravaganza is coming on Saturday, September 19, 2015, beginning at 10:00 AM at the Holmes County Ag Center & 4-H Barn.  We invite you to come learn more about 4-H, while you enjoy lots of food, fun and music. …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://holmes.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/08/05/2015-4-h-extravaganza/

The April 4-H Newsletter Is Here!

The Holmes County 4-H Newsletter for April is now available.  If you have not received your copy of the newsletter via email, please be sure to call the Extension Office to confirm your correct email address.  You may choose to download the electronic version here .

Permanent link to this article: http://holmes.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/04/06/the-april-4-h-newsletter-is-here/

AgSave$ Workshop Series


On February 23, 2015, 93 folks in the Agriculture Industry assembled to kick-off a new initiative, AgSave$, to bring personal finance education such as estate planning, succession planning, and protecting assets to farmers, ranchers and agriculture producers in Florida.  The AgSave$ program is a cooperation between Agriculture and Family and Consumer Sciences Faculty …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://holmes.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/03/04/agsave-workshop-series/

Older posts «