Tag Archive: Celebrate

Mother’s Day: Time to Reflect and Celebrate

Family rituals and traditions, like family vacations, make lasting memories. This will be my sixth Mother’s Day, so I am not an experienced mother by any stretch of the imagination. As a Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent, I am fortunate to have plenty of coursework and some practical experience in working with children– but …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/05/05/mothers-day-time-to-reflect-and-celebrate/

UF/IFAS Experts to Celebrate Animal Agriculture at the Sunbelt Ag Expo October 18-20

Panhandle Ag Team members Matt Hersom, Doug Mayo, and Mark Mauldin provided information on forages at the UF/IFAS Barn at the 2015 Sunbelt Expo. Samantha Grenrock, UF/IFAS Communications Service University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty will be sharing their expertise on the theme of Florida’s Animal Agriculture at the 39th annual …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/10/14/ufifas-experts-to-celebrate-animal-agriculture-at-the-sunbelt-ag-expo-october-18-20/

4-H Friendly Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Use St. Patrick’s Day to learn about Irish culture in your 4-H club I just discovered a few years ago that my great-grandmother, whom I never met, was an Irish redhead. I found this very exciting. It made me much more interested in learning about the history of St. Patrick’s Day, beyond wearing green. We …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/03/24/4-h-friendly-ways-to-celebrate-st-patricks-day/

Celebrate with Family and Friends this 4th of July

July is a busy time of year on the farm, but the 4th of July is always special.  Take time to celebrate America’s birthday, and be thankful for the freedoms we enjoy living in this nation. Author: Doug Mayo – demayo@ufl.edu Jackson County Extension Director, & Livestock & Forages Agent My true expertise is with …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/04/celebrate-with-family-and-friends-this-4th-of-july/

Celebrate Earth Day: Take Action Towards Sustainability

In the summer of 1997, Charles Moore of Long Beach, California, a furniture refinisher and seafarer was returning from a sailing trip through the seldom traveled Subtropical North Pacific only to realize his sailboat was encircled by  a “plastic soup” for as far as he could see.  In fact, Charles Moore had stumbled upon what …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/04/23/celebrate-earth-day-take-action-towards-sustainability/