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EARTH WEEK 2021, VIRTUALLY A SUCCESS


April 10, 2022

2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium – Horticulture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping (FFL)  T. McIntyre, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, Sanford, FL Situation: As vaccines for COVID-19 were still rolling out in April of 2021, ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Lawn
Tags: 2022, 2022 Central District Symposium, 2022 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Extension, FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Hort., Horticulture, IFAS Extension, Seminole Co., T.McIntyre, Tina McIntyre

WISER LAWNS PROGRAM RESULTS IN WATER SAVINGS


April 10, 2022

2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium – Horticulture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping (FFL)  L. Sanderson, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County, Bushnell, FL Situation.  Sumter County, Florida, is home to a significant part of The Villages, ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: 2022, 2022 Central District Symposium, 2022 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Extension, FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Hort., Horticulture, IFAS Extension, L. Sanderson, Lisa Sanderson, Sumter Co.

HORTICULTURE IN NINE MINUTES OR LESS


April 1, 2021

L. Sanderson, UF/IFAS Extension, Sumter County, Bushnell, FL Situation: In March 2020, the beginning of COVID-19 required UF/IFAS Extension in Sumter County to adapt in-person Horticulture programs. Residents were quickly connected to and ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Community Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: (MGV), 2021, 2021 Central District Symposium, 2021-UF/IFAS-central-district-symposium, Bushnell, Central District, Covid-19, FFL, Florida Yards & Neighborhoods, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, FYN, Horticulture, IFAS Extension, L. Sanderson, Master Gardener, Sumter County, Symposium, UF/IFAS Extension

CREATIVE COLLABORATION BRINGS MULTIPLE IMPACTS TO CLIENTS


April 11, 2020

Tiare Silvasy, Virgilia Zabala, John Roberts UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, 6021 S. Conway Rd. Orlando, FL 32812 Situation: Extension programs that utilize a systems approach by combining horticulture and physical well-being can multiply ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Lawn
Tags: 2020, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Central District, FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Tiare Silvasy, UF/IFAS Extension

LANDSCAPING FOR LIVESTOCK


April 11, 2020

Maxine Hunter*1, Caitlin Bainum*2 1. UF/IFAS Extension Marion County Horticulture Agent 2. UF/IFAS Extension Marion County Livestock Agent Corresponding author: Maxine32666@ufl.edu Marion County, FL is home to the “horse capital of the ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Lawn, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2020, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Central District, Equine, FFL, Horticulture, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension

PROGRAMS TRANSFORM WATER USE


April 11, 2020

L. Sanderson, UF/IFAS Extension, Sumter County, Bushnell, FL Situation: The water resources in Florida are at risk with a 2019 population estimate of 21.48 million people which is growing by almost 1,000 new residents daily. These new residents ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: 2020, 2020 Central District Symposium, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Bushnell, Central District, FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Irrigation, L. Sanderson, Master Gardeners, Sumter County, UF/IFAS Extension, Water

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, EVENTS, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, NATURAL RESOURCES, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Covid-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

WARM SEASON TURFGRASS AESTHETIC FREEZE TOLERANCE G. Ricketts, UF/IFAS Extension, Osceola County Horticulture Agent, J.S Strickland, UF/IFAS Extension Director, Osceola County, M. Smith, Multi-Counties Horticulture Agent.


April 15, 2019

Situation: In many parts of the United States, freeze tolerance of warm season turfgrass is measured by survivability of the turf. In Florida, it is purely aesthetic. Many homeowners desire a non-dormant grass during the winter. While frost ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture, Lawn, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2019, 2019 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Horticulture, Ricketts, UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County

TO COMPARE THE EFFECTS OF TAKE-ALL ROOT ROT ON WARM-SEASON TURF GRASS G. Ricketts, UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County


April 15, 2019

Situation: During the growing season, eight out of ten lawn problems in Osceola County caused by take-all root rot. The disease is known to affect all warm season turf grass species. Not all turf species are equally susceptible to take-all root ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture, Lawn, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2019, 2019 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Horticulture, Ricketts, UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County

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