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CEU Day–Landscape University in person in Orange County–10/11/22


September 15, 2022

How do landscapes interact with Florida's ecosystems? How do you design landscapes to promote beneficials? Why is shade incredibly important in urban areas and how do we landscape in it? What resources are available for identification of plant ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Benficials, Best Management Practices, Best Practices, BMP, BMPs, CEU, Ceu Day, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Climate Landscaping, Commercial Landscape, Commercial Landscaping, Diagnostics, Ecosystem, FFL, Florida Friendly, Green, Green Industry, Heat Mitigation, Hwooten, Landscape, Landscape Professional, Landscape Sustainability, Landscape University, Nursery, Orange, Orange County, Orange County Extension, Orlando, Pesticide, Pesticide Applicator, Pesticide License, Plant, Plants, Professional Development, Shade, Shade Plant, Slimate, Special Interest, Sustainability, Urban Commercial Landscapes, Urban Landscapes, Water, Wildlife

Easy Math – Can You Do It?

Hay baling at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Marianna, Florida.
August 26, 2022

I love math, do not get me wrong. But, when it comes to the complex equations – throw in a little exponents, tangent, or square roots – I admittedly walk away. There are some neat math problems, however, like the Collatz conjecture. Feel ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Farm Management, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Communication, Leadership, Mental Health, Professional Development

Decisions and Change: Applying Forces to Help You Decide

Hay baling at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Marianna, Florida.
August 11, 2022

In Extension, and especially in life, we have decisions that we need to make. Many of us typically embrace change or loathe change. Regardless if it is tough or easy, it involves a process of weighing our options (good and bad). I think that ... READ MORE

Category: , Clubs & Volunteers, Farm Management, Natural Resources, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Communication, Leadership, Mental Health, Professional Development

The New Chomp on the Block


July 12, 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 LinkedIn Roots Hello! I'm Amanda Decker, I am not a Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS
Tags: Academics, Ag Careers, Best Management, Best Management Practices, Careers, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Commercial Horticulture, Communication, Extension, Green Industries Best Management Practices, Hwooten, Intern, Internship, Plant, Plants, Professional Development, Summer, UF/IFAS Extension Internship
a brain holding hand weights to symbolize mental fitness

Mental Fitness…and GAINS

Hay baling at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Marianna, Florida.
June 1, 2022

I had two “A-HA” moments the other day from one of our Extension Agents. Jana Anderson, Family Consumer Sciences Agent here at UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, was teaching our team about personal wellness and challenging us to be more active ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Communication, Leadership, Mental Health, Professional Development

Enhancing Your Scholarly Works Series – Tips That Can Help You Publish


April 25, 2022

In a 2021 in-service-training, Scholarship in Extension 2.0 Virtual Workshop, the Central District Regional Specialized Agents (RSAs) and Associate District Extension Director (DED) reviewed program development implementation and evaluation, ... READ MORE

Category: Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Central District, Central District RSA, Extension Professionals, Extension Writing, Liz Felter, Professional Development, Professional Writing, Publications, Scholarly Nuggets, Scholarly Works, Writing
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Finding New Perspectives in Farming: UF CALS Student Selected as Farm Foundation Cultivator


March 14, 2022

Environmental management in agriculture and natural resources (EMANR) student Roberto Ortez recently participated in the Farm Foundation Cultivator Round Table discussion—the seventh time in a row a student at the University of Florida College ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Environmental Management In Agriculture And Natural Resources, Farm Foundation, Professional Development, Student, Teaching, UF Online

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