Tag Archive: Story

Ty’s Story: How a Lesson in ATV Safety Changed our Lives

Though it’s been a few years, Ty still vividly recalls his accident. Thankfully he is still around to enjoy 4-H projects like gardening, cooking, and embryology. Anyone who deals with youth knows that we must constantly assess risks and decide how to handle them. The risks we encounter can be assumed, reduced, transferred, or avoided. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/06/13/tys-story-how-a-lesson-in-atv-safety-changed-our-lives/

A 4-H Love Story Comes Full Circle

  Brad and Stacey at the 1995 National 4-H Meats Judging Contest Stacey (Ditty) Warden joined the Lovedale 4-H Club at the age of ten as a shy girl not knowing just how drastically 4-H would impact her life. She joined upon the recommendation of her aunt, who had just started working at the Extension …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/04/14/a-4-h-love-story-comes-full-circle/

Under Cover: The Revealing Story behind Cover Crops

Small grains (left) and brassica (right) as food plots or can be used as cover crops. Exclusion cage provides evidence of deer feeding outside of cage. The use of cover crops is gaining popularity with conventional, sustainable, and organic growers. The number of research publications on this topic has sky-rocketed. There is a real opportunity …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/12/06/under-cover-the-revealing-story-behind-cover-crops/