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Orange County Plant Clinic FAQ’s

Plant Clinic Frequently Asked Questions The Plant Clinic is a resource for Orange County residents that provides research-based information to help with landscape problems or care. It is a partnership between the UF/IFAS Extension Office and the Orange… Read More

IFAS Extension Bookstore News

Florida Arbor Day—More Than Planting Trees January 21st marks Florida’s Arbor Day, and throughout the state, there will be events with tree giveaways and plantings. New trees are an important component of the environment, but they don’t grow… Read More

Peanut Butter Challenge collects over 22 tons statewide

Over 45,000 pounds of peanut butter have now been sent out to local food banks statewide following the 2021 Peanut Butter Challenge, an effort led by the Cooperative Extension offices of UF/IFAS and Florida A&M University (FAMU) in… Read More

Soil Testing at Orange County Plant Clinic

Soil Testing at Orange County Plant Clinic Florida’s year-round growing season is a great reason to love gardening. While we have different seasons, the one constant for our plants is the soil that they’re grown in. While we… Read More

Let’s go on a TreeQuest!

Each year, on the third Friday in January, Sarasota County’s UF/IFAS Extension & Sustainability Dept. celebrates Florida’s State Arbor Day. Since 2018, the County’s urban forestry Extension program Treejuvenation Florida, has marked the occasion with an urban forestry… Read More

Research Guide: Peppertree Adjuvants and Carrier Volume

Research biologist Ben Sperry, alongside professors Stephen Enloe and James Leary, examined the impact of carrier volume on Brazilian peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolia) leaf treatments. The term ‘carrier volume’ refers to the concentration of herbicide within a treatment solution. Professional… Read More

Celebrate Florida Arbor Day with UF/IFAS Extension

Florida Arbor Day lands on Jan. 21 this year and UF/IFAS has opportunities to celebrate across the Sunshine State. Events include tree giveaways, education on tree selection based on region and more. The date, shifted up from national… Read More

2022 Guide to Seminole County Farms and Farmers Markets

Where can I buy locally grown food? Seminole County has a rich history in agriculture. There is a huge diversity of types of farms locally. Both big and small, Seminole County is home to over 400 farms that… Read More