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Prepare, Prioriza y Realiza para tormenta tropical Nicole


November 8, 2022

To read this article in English, go to: Hurricane Season: Plan, Prepare and Act - UF/IFAS Extension Orange County (ufl.edu) El huracán “Ian” que nos dejó un rastro de destrucción a su paso por el suroeste de Florida, atrapó a residentes ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #ocextensionnews, Disaster Prep, Home Safety Tips, Hurricane, Ocextension

Citrus in the Home Landscape Research Project


November 1, 2022

Citrus in Florida Citrus is one of the most vital industries to Florida Agriculture. Unfortunately, over the past few decades, the citrus industry has battled many pests and pathogens that have taken its toll on production. While many new tools ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Citrus, Citrus Greening, Citrus In The Home Landscape, Demonstration Garden, Exploration Gardens, Fruits And Vegetables, HLB, Master Gardener, Ocextension, Orange County, Residential Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County
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World Food Day Brings Attention to Food Insecurity


October 5, 2022

Making healthy food choices is a challenge of willpower for many of us, but for others it simply isn’t an option. According to a USDA report, more than 38 million people in the U.S. experienced food insecurity in 2020. Food insecurity is defined ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition
Tags: #4-HGrowshere, #foodinsecurity, #OC4H, #peanutbutterchallenge, 4-H, 4-H Events, Fruits And Vegetables, Healthy Living, Nutrition, Ocextension, Orange County, Vegetable Gardening, WorldFoodDay, Youth

4-H, Pledge Your Hands to Larger Service with the Peanut Butter Challenge!

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September 26, 2022

It’s the Peanut Butter Challenge Time! Peanut Butter Challenge Time! Peanut Butter Challenge Time! During the month of October, support people in need in your community and Florida’s peanut producers by generously donating to the Peanut ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Events, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #4-HGrowshere, #OC4H, 4-H, 4-H Events, Community Service, Communityservice, Ocextension, Orange County, Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Challenge, Youth

Pollinator Plants for Full Sun


July 2, 2022

Authored by Amanda Decker UF/IFAS Extension Orange County Summer Intern Graduating UF CALS December, 2022 B.S. Plant Science specialization in Plant Breeding and Genetics Why Attract Pollinators? Are you looking to beautify your ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Alternative Lawn, Backyard Wildlife, Florida Friendly Landscape, Florida Native, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscape, Hwooten, Landscape, Native, Native Plant, Native Plants, Ocextension, Pollinator, Pollinators, Sustainable Landscapes, Turf Alternative, Turf Alternatives

Fertilizer RESTRICTED in Orange County 6/1-9/30


June 30, 2022

No nitrogen or phosphorus fertilizers in Orange County landscapes 6/1 - 9/30 because too much of it ends up in our water. The reason we have fertilizer regulation is because water quality is measured and managed, and pollution levels are ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Work & Life
Tags: BMP, BMPs, Cflandscapes, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Blackout, Fertilizer Ordinance, FFL, Florida Friendly, FYN, GI-BMP, GIBMP, Hwooten, Landscape, Landscaping, Nitrogen, Ocenews, Ocextension, Orange County, Ordinance, Phosphorus, Pollution, Turf, Turf Fertilizer, Water

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