Students Celebrate National FFA Week

Students throughout North Florida and across the country are joining together to celebrate National FFA Week. Although FFA stands for Future Farmers of America, the group welcomes youth who aspire to be teachers, scientists, doctors, business owners and more. Each year FFA chapters around the country celebrate FFA week. This tradition began in 1947 when …

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Get Your SCARE On

The students of Columbia High School are looking forward to their first ever Fall Festival and Corn Maze. Students in many campus organizations have worked together with the community to plan a fun and frightening event. The members of the Student Government Association (SGA) gave several of us a sneak peek of what is in …

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It’s Sunbelt Expo Time

It’s that time of year when farmers, friends, and families throughout the Southeast take a break from harvest and head to the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moulrie Georgia. The Sunbelt Ag Expo is the largest agricultural expo in the southeast attended by over 100,000 visitors! With over 1,200 commercial exhibits and agricultural demonstrations there is …

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Growing the Future

Extension shares Ag knowledge with Ft White High School Students   By Jennifer Chasteen/Special to the Reporter As Published in Lake City Reporter, June 4, 2013   UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension Agronomist Mace Bauer knows that raising crops in Florida has its unique challenges and ensuring that local youth have an opportunity to meet that …

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