COLLABORATING WITH OTHER AGENCIES TO INCREASE CLASS PARTICIPATION AND GREATER IMPACTS

Ricketts G., Pabon E., UF/IFAS Extension in Osceola County Situation: The UF/IFAS Extension/Osceola County horticulture department was facing challenges in getting clientele to attend horticulture training programs. Methods: The agents conducted 2 meetings with Osceola County Natural Resources… Read More

FROM BLAH TO BLOOMING: REVAMPING A WATER AND ENERGY EXTENSION PROGRAM WITH FLORIDA-FRIENDLY LANDSCAPING™

Zhuang, UF/IFAS Extension, Marion County, Ocala, FL and A. Marek, UF/IFAS Extension, Marion County, Ocala, FL. Situation: Nearly 1,000 people move to Florida every day. A large portion of them are unaware of the different environmental features of… Read More

Helping Dreams Come True: UF/IFAS Extension First Time Home Buyer Programs

Hamilton., UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County, DeLand, Florida, J. G. Ramirez, UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County, Kissimmee, Florida, and S. Preston, UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County, Sanford, Florida. Situation: Home ownership is fundamental to the American Dream and successful home ownership… Read More

THE TREATMENT WINDOW APPROACH FOR MANAGING DIAMONDBACK MOTH (LEPIDOPTERA: PLUTELLIDAE) IN BRASSICA CROPS IN FLORIDA

B.C. Wells, DPM, UF/IFAS Extension St. Johns County, St. Augustine, FL, H.A. Smith, PhD, UF/IFAS GREC, Wimauma, FL, G.K. England, UF/IFAS HAEC, Hastings, FL, and S.D. Chambers, UF/IFAS Hastings Agricultural Extension Center, Hastings, FL. Situation: The diamondback moth… Read More

DISTRICT VIII CITRUS TREE PROJECT – HOW SWEET IT IS!

Cash, UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County, DeLand, FL and C. Woodard, UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County, Sanford, FL. Situation and Objectives: Florida’s $8.6 billion citrus industry significantly impacts its economy and is part of Florida’s unique history and culture (http://flcitrusmutual.com/citrus-101/citrusstatistics.aspx)…. Read More