Tag: ocextension

Orange County Adopt-A-Tree Program

Trees are so cool! Not only do they provide shade and oxygen but many other benefits as well. From reducing energy use and improving water management to providing wildlife habitats and improved well-being for humans, trees are an… Read More

4-H Youth Learn Life Skills Through Competitive Projects

Currently in Orange County 4-H, our youth participate in a variety of  competitive events, such as horse hippology, judging and quiz bowl, livestock and meats judging, horticulture ID, archery and this coming year, sport fishing will be added for those kids that like the… Read More

Conserve Water with High-Efficiency Rotary Irrigation Nozzles

The landscape irrigation system is one of the largest water-using appliances. This may account for up to 50% of a home’s water use. The efficiency of the home irrigation system is often overlooked. Consequentially, is has potential to… Read More

Healthy Habits for Kids

Everyone wants kids to develop habits that lead to healthy lifestyles. Unfortunately, statistics show the current trend is toward less healthy children. According to the American Academy for Pediatrics, almost one third of school-age children and adolescents in this country are overweight or… Read More

2019 Telly Award Winner

Congratulations to Orange TV for winning the 2019 Bronze Telly Award for it’s production of the Extension Solutions video program at the 40th Annual Telly Awards! Orange TV televises programming related to Orange County Government services and activities as well… Read More

An Orange County Legacy to be Inducted to the Florida 4-H Hall of Fame

On July 31st 2019, Mr. Bobby Beagles will be inducted into the Florida 4-H Hall of Fame. Bobby has been very engaged with 4-H, Extension, and FFA. He has been involved with the Orange County 4-H program since… Read More