Tag Archive: H’s

What do the Four “H’s” Mean Anyway?

  Old 4-H emblem, circa 1908 It happens to me all the time…the stranger standing next to me in line at the post office or grocery store sees the 4-H emblem on my shirt or name tag, and say “I’ve always wondered what the four “H’s” in 4-H stand for.”  Many people would be surprised …

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Hair, Hide Color, Heat, and Humidity – Connecting the Four H’s of Florida Cattle Production

Ona “White Angus” a multibreed composite selected for heat tolerance. Photo credit: UF/IFAS Archives Florida is a hot place. Hot places are hard on cattle performance. Those two facts have complicated cattle production in Florida since the first imports were offloaded from the boat nearly five hundred years ago. Since that day, the debate over …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/03/hair-hide-color-heat-and-humidity-connecting-the-four-hs-of-florida-cattle-production/