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

Y. 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… Read More

CHANGING THE LOCAL SCENERY BY RESTORING THE COAST

B.J. Hall-Scharf, UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County, Brooksville, Florida and W.J. Lester, UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County, Brooksville, Florida.  Situation: In 2015, Hernando County updated its Noxious Plant Control ordinance to require removal of lead tree (Leucaena leucocephala) and Brazilian… Read More

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

L. 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… Read More

Using an Ensiling System with Cull Potatoes to Upcycle Bahiagrass.

Tim Wilson, UF/IFAS Extension St. Johns County, St. Augustine, FL, Matt Hersom, UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, Gainesville, FL, Mark Warren, UF/IFAS Extension Flagler County, Bunnell, FL, Gary England, UF/IFAS Extension, Hastings Agricultural Extension Center, Hastings, FL, David… Read More

Large Animal Handling Training for First Responders

J.K. Yarborough, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, Sanford, FL, C. Woodard, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, Sanford, FL and B. Hughes, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, Sanford, FL Situation: Seminole County’s Emergency Management Team recognized a need for Large Animal Handling… Read More