Prudence Caskey

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Date registered: August 14, 2012

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  1. Gift the Gift of Camp this Holiday Season — December 18, 2017
  2. 4-H Provides Opportunities for Military Volunteers — April 26, 2017
  3. Which Breed is Best for Backyard Poultry? — February 2, 2017
  4. Soar with 4-H and the National Flight Academy — January 6, 2017
  5. Making a Fresh Start in 2016 — January 11, 2016

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Gift the Gift of Camp this Holiday Season

This holiday season, many parents and grandparents will be inundated with the newest toy or gadget that is all of the craze.  I have a suggestion for you while you are making your list.  Give the gift of 4-H camp this year.  During the summer and even during the winter, 4-H youth experience camp and …

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4-H Provides Opportunities for Military Volunteers

Victoria Ballard came to Santa Rosa County 4-H in 2011 from Texas.  Her family has been involved in 4-H since her oldest daughter turned eight.  As a military spouse, Victoria has seen 4-H in two states.  Prudence Caskey, the Santa Rosa County 4-H Extension Agent, has worked closely with Victoria and the two clubs that …

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Which Breed is Best for Backyard Poultry?

The term “Backyard Chickens” is one many people use today.  The idea of having a pet help you make breakfast is growing in popularity.  I am often questioned as to which breed of chicken is the best breed.  When asked, I always reply, “What do you want the chicken to do?”  The reason I ask …

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Soar with 4-H and the National Flight Academy

4-H has joined forces with the National Flight academy to bring a unique and exciting aviation camp to our 4-Hers.  The National Flight Academy builds heart-pumping, adrenaline-filled story line, which brings life to a mission as if the students are in a real-world scenario. Students apply these skills by flying the high-performance X-12 Triad, the National …

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Making a Fresh Start in 2016

Happy New Year!  This month, our blog will be focusing on tips and ideas for making a fresh start. Do you have a New Year’s Resolution yet? If so, how do you plan to make sure you will achieve your goal? How can you assure yourself it is not simply a wish you will wish every …

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Making the Holidays Affordable

This Christmas, save money and enjoy the season by hand-making gifts for your children’s teachers, friends, and your co-workers. We have all received the “awesome” gift of a plaid tie or vanilla candle which is appreciated, but lacks a personal touch. Why not use this opportunity to make a little mess in the kitchen as well …

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Simple Steps to Seasonal Savings

For many people, their holiday shopping begins on Black Friday. Cyber Monday, which falls after the Thanksgiving weekend is a great way to order gifts online- especially if you do not like crowds. Many retailers will lure shoppers in on Cyber Monday with free shipping deals. UF IFAS Extension offers some great tips for keeping …

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Time Saving Technology- There’s an App for That!

Who doesn’t want a little more time? I am always looking for ways to help me get more done in the time I have. Over the years, I have found some great applications that I would like to share with busy 4-H parents and volunteers: ANYLIST—this is a great application allowing you to create lists. …

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Smart Strategies for Back to School Savings

In many parts of Florida, school starts in less than a week! Depending on where you live, what school your children attend, and what grade they are in, back to school supplies can cost the average family anywhere from $100 to $500! Keeping this in mind, it is time to start thinking about a strategy …

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Making a Difference in 2015

Let’s all take a big, deep breath…2014 is now a thing of the past! At this moment, we all have to decide what we are going to do in 2015. What will you resolve to do in the New Year? Will you finally use your elliptical for more than just a towel rack? Will you finally …

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