STATEMENT Updated  4 p.m. June 22, 2018 Contact: Beverly James, (352) 273-3566 (office), (386) 279-2831 (cell), beverlymjames@ufl.edu Samantha Grenrock, (352) 294-3307 (office), 949-735-1076 (cell), grenrosa@ufl.edu GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- On Thursday, June 21, 33 campers and staff at UF/IFAS Extension Florida 4-H Camp

Children to Learn About Agriculture at UF/IFAS Citrus Youth Day

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Children from across Florida will get a chance to learn about one of the major Florida agriculture industries at the second annual Citrus Youth Day. They might even get so inspired that they attend the University of Florida and pursue a career in agriculture, organizers say. Some 66 youth are scheduled to attend the event June 28 at the University of Florida Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred, Florida,

Life on the Farm: Macie Carnahan

Submitted by Derby Sale, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County At just 8 years old, Macie Carnahan is helping her family with raising rabbits, chickens, and dogs; growing cucumbers, squash, and lettuce; and breeding and butchering show pigs. In this past year, she has shown two pigs through Suwannee County 4-H. Her most recent show pig was special due to when she was born, in Macie’s words:

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