Julie Pigott Dillard

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Name: Julie Pigott Dillard
Date registered: October 13, 2011


Julie Pigott Dillard is the 4-H Youth Development Agent in Washington County..

Latest posts

  1. 2018 4-H Chick Chain Results — October 1, 2018
  2. Is this Extracurricular Right for my Child? Try this 10-Point Checklist — August 31, 2018
  3. Sunburn Blues — June 22, 2018
  4. Meet the 2018 4-H Camp Timpoochee Staff! — May 25, 2018
  5. Meet the 2018 4-H Camp Cherry Lake Staff! — May 23, 2018

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2018 4-H Chick Chain Results

2018 4-H Chick Chain The final link in the 4-H Chick Chain project closed on Saturday as 4-H members from the northwest extension district participated in a showmanship and skill-a-thon contest and brought their best birds for judging. Showmanship –  This tests youth on how knowledgeable they are about the care, nutrition and health of their …

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Is this Extracurricular Right for my Child? Try this 10-Point Checklist

With so many extracurriculars available these days, parents and kids are overwhelmed with choices. To choose the right one, know what to prioritize, says Heather Kent, associate director of the Florida 4-H youth development program, part of University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension. “The 4-H motto is ‘To make the best …

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Sunburn Blues

DID YOU KNOW that the sunniest place in Florida is Apalachicola?  It sees an average of 241 days with sun…just one of the many reasons I love calling the Florida panhandle my home.  I’m not exaggerating when I say I love being outdoors in the sun – going to the lake, fishing in the bay, …

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Meet the 2018 4-H Camp Timpoochee Staff!

Your 2018 4-H Camp Staff has just finished a week of training where they learned all the skills they need to make your camp week the best ever!  Ms. Ariel, 4-H Camp Timpoochee’s Director, interviewed the staff so you could find out a little bit more about them.  She asked them their favorite song, favorite …

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Meet the 2018 4-H Camp Cherry Lake Staff!

Can you believe the first week of 4-H Camp is right around the corner?  Your 4-H Camp Cherry Lake staff has been training hard getting ready to make your camp week the best ever.  Ms. Neva Baltzell, 4-H Camp Cherry Lake’s Resident Director, is proud to introduce you to her camp staff. Sam, in his …

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Stretch your child this summer

There are only 11 days before my boys will be home all day, luxuriating in the A/C, gaming, sleeping and eating everything in the pantry.  Or so they think.  I just can’t stand the thought of them doing that, so I’ve booked them for a couple of day camps, overnight camp and lined them up …

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The Three Dysfunctions of a Club Meeting

The very word meeting makes me sigh and roll my eyes.  I’ve been to so many that are a waste of time and energy and, let’s face it, boring!  Are they ever really productive?  Can’t they (please) be more interesting? Meeting is just another word for get-together, assembly, encounter, engagement, rally or reunion.  When 4-H …

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Reflections from Graduating Seniors: Jessica Wells

Super Woman has nothing on Washington County 4-H’er Jessica Wells.  During her 11 years as a 4-H member, she has logged over 500 4-H volunteer hours, started and led a horse project club,  facilitated agriculture judging at the county youth fair, led a highly successful community service project, served on 4-H Executive Board and the …

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Using LEGOs to Grow Literacy Skills in 4-H Clubs

Books, DVD’s, audio books, magazines and…LEGO’s?  Yes, all of these can be found at the Washington County Public Library along with enthusiastic 4-H Club Leader, Renae Rountree.  Renae, Director of the WCPL, partnered with Washington County 4-H three years ago to “LEGO My Library” and start the Brick Bratz 4-H Club that meets twice a …

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Announcing the 4-H Tailgating Cookery Contest

The “unofficial start of summer” was Memorial Day and nothing makes me think of summer more than the sounds and yummy smells of grilling out with family and friends.  Not only do I get to spend time with the people I love, but I also have the added benefit adding protein to our diets using …

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