Florida 4-H Community Pride Leader’s Guide

2012 4H Community Pride Reception at UF's Straughn Center.

Service learning is an important component of youth development because it allows youth to strengthen their critical thinking skills, leadership skills, and civic and social responsibility. This 5-page Leader's Guide will help you and your club members get the most out of the Community Pride Program. Written by Stacey Ellison and Grace Carter, and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, January 2019.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/4h396

Florida 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl

This 4-page document discusses the 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl Program, a fun and educational way for young people ages 8-18 to positively develop critical thinking, decision-making, problem-solving, listening, and communication skills. Written by Chris Decubellis and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, January 2019.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/4h395

Florida 4-H Dairy Record Book

This 36-page document is an animal sciences publication suggested for 4-H members age 8 and up. This record book is a tool to guide youth in keeping an accurate record of their expenses and other important records pertaining to dairy cattle or dairy goats. Written by Karen Hamilton, Chris Decubellis, Chris Holcomb, and Sarah Hensley and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, December 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/4h054

Recommendations for Traceability and Use of USDA Premise IDs for Swine Exhibition at Terminal Shows in Florida

Animal disease traceability has become an increasingly important topic within animal agriculture. This 2-page document describes how Premise Identification Tags can be used for disease traceability. Written by Heidi Hill, Morgan McKinney, T. Langford, Clayton Roland, Charles Carr, and Pamela Hunter and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, October 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/4h394

Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work: Volunteers and Youth Protection

At Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, Nassau County Extension Director, Mary Williams, socializes with 4-H youth from across the state during 4-H Congress in July 2003.

This 3-page publication is one in the series Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work. It focuses on the basic overall precautions that need to be taken by everyone involved with 4-H. Written by Paula Davis, Dale Pracht, Stefanie Prevatt, Janet Psikogios, Kate Fogarty, Jean Hink, and Marilyn Norman and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, September 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/4h393

Florida 4-H Archery Record Book

The purpose of this 13-page Florida 4-H Archery Record Book is to help you document your growth, development, and progress as a 4-H member. Written by Julie Pigott Dillard and Gerald Culen and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, August 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/4h392

Florida 4-H Air Rifle & Smallbore Rifle Record Book

The purpose of this 13-page Florida 4-H Air Rifle/Smallbore Rifle book is to help 4-H members document their growth, development, and progress in the titular activities. Written by Julie P. Dillard and Gerald Culen and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, August 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/4h391

Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work: Shooting Sports State Plan and Program Guidelines

This 4-page publication is one in the series Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work. It discusses the 4-H Shooting Sports Program, which teaches young people the safe and responsible use of firearms, principles of archery, and hunting basics. Written by Jerry Culen, Dale Pracht, Paula Davis, Stefanie Prevatt, and Janet Psikogios and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, June 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/4h390

School-Based 4-H Programming: Getting Started

Figure 1. Children can learn the science of life through the 4-H Embryology Project. Credit: Marcus Boston, UF/IFAS

School-based programs provide an opportunity to youth who would not be able to participate in traditional 4-H club offerings otherwise. If you want to expand your 4-H program in diversity, subject matter, and/or number of youth reached, school-based programming may be the solution for you. This 6-page document discusses school-based programs, differences between school-based programming and traditional club programming, reasons to start school-based programs, ways to work with school sites, and enrollment for school-based program youth. It is part of the 4-H 101 Fact Sheet series. Written by Vanessa Spero-Swingle and Susan Munyan, and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, April 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/4h389

Florida FFA Vegetable Judging Competition: A Study Guide

Adult banded cucumber beetle, Diabrotica balteata.

This 7-page guide links to articles about insects that are often used in the Florida FFA Vegetable Judging Competition. Written by Jennifer Lynn Gillett-Kaufman, and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, April 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/4h388

Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work: Risk Management Checklist

This is one publication in the series Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work. This series is intended to prepare UF/IFAS Extension county faculty, staff, volunteers, and youth to satisfactorily complete the important task of providing best practices in risk management strategies. This 4-page document provides a checklist that will help during 4-H event and activity planning. Written by Dale Pracht, Paula Davis, Stefanie Prevatt, Janet Psikogios, and Sarah Hensley and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, March 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/4h384

Florida 4-H Shooting Sports Level 1 Instructor Training and Certification: Volunteer Leader Training Series

UF/IFAS Extension 4-H archery and flintlock shooting tournament. April 2005 at 4-H Camp Ocala.

A successful county Shooting Sports program is not possible without screened and trained volunteers to lead clubs. Before instructing youth in any Shooting Sports discipline and/or assisting on the range, a volunteer must meet the Florida 4-H youth protection screening requirements and complete the Florida 4-H Shooting Sports Level 1 Instructor Training. This 3-page fact sheet discusses volunteer recruitment, training, certification in other Shooting Sports disciplines, Level 2 certification, and job duties. Written by Julie P. Dillard, Heather C. Kent, and Julia S. Kelly, and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, January 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/4h382

Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work: Pre-Event Planning Guide and Matrix

At Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, Nassau County Extension Director, Mary Williams, socializes with 4-H youth from across the state during 4-H Congress in July 2003.

This is the first publication in the Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work series. This series is intended to prepare UF/IFAS Extension county faculty, staff, volunteers, and youth for the important task of providing best practices in risk management strategies. This 5-page fact sheet discusses the matrix, levels of risk, probability that something will go wrong, modifications to the event or activity, and post-event assessment. Written by Dale Pracht, Paula Davis, Stefanie Prevatt, Janet Psikogios, Marilyn Norman, Kate Fogarty, and Jean Hink, and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, revised March 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/4h299

Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work: Records

This 2-page publication is one in the series Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work. It discusses the use of records among 4-H participants. Written by Paula Davis, Dale Pracht, Stefanie Prevatt, Janet Psikogios, Marilyn Norman, Kate Fogarty, and Jean Hink and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, February 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/4h387

Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work: Crisis Management and Emergency Procedures

This 2-page publication is one in the series Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work. It focuses on basic overall precautions to be taken by everyone involved with 4-H. Written by Paula Davis, Dale Pracht, Stefanie Prevatt, and Janet Psikogios and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, February 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/4h385

Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work: Large Animals-Horses

This 13-page publication is one in the series Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work. It addresses the risks involving horses at 4-H events. Written by Saundra TenBroeck, Wendy DeVito, Dale Pracht, Chad Carr, Brittani Kirkland, and Georgene Bender and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, February 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/4h383

Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work: Records and Contracts

This 2-page publication is one in the series Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development. This document will clarify the expectations and procedures for signature authority regarding contracts within UF/IFAS Extension. Written by Stefanie Prevatt, Dale Pracht, Paula Davis, Janet Psikogios, Marilyn Norman, Kate Fogarty, and Jean Hink and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, January 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/4h295

Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work: Fundraising and Fund Handling

This 6-page document is one in the series Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work. It reviews policies and best practices for handling 4-H program funds and conducting 4-H fundraisers. Written by Dale Pracht, Alexandria Pennisi, Paula Davis, Stefanie Prevatt, and Janet Psikogios and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, January 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/4h386

Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work: Transportation

This 3-page document is one in the series Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work. It describes the best practices and procedures for transportation to and from Florida 4-H activities. Written by Stefanie Prevatt, Dale Pracht, Paula Davis, Janet Psikogios, Marilyn Norman, Kate Fogarty, and Jean Hink and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, February 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/4h298

Florida 4-H Shotgun Record Book

UF/IFAS Extension 4-H archery and flintlock shooting tournament. April 2005 at 4-H Camp Ocala.

This 11-page project book discusses goals of the National 4-H Shooting Sports Program and allows 4-H members to record goals and objectives for the year, 4-H Shooting Sports activities, learning experiences, community service, service, learning, and leadership, equipment inventory, finances related to their projects, practice sessions, competitions, and placings in order to help them document their growth, development, and progress. Written by Julie P. Dillard and Gerald Culen, and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, November 2017.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/4h378