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Seminole County Adventures in Agriculture

Seminole County Adventures in Agriculture with Your Paper Farmer


February 11, 2022

What is the idea? The average person is far removed from how their food gets from the farm to their plate. However, we have learned there are lots of ways to get connected with local agriculture, especially here in Seminole County. This might ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Flat Farmer, Local Ag, LocalFood, Seminole County, SeminoleCountyAg
farm field of vegetables

2022 Guide to Seminole County Farms and Farmers Markets


January 7, 2022

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 grow vegetables, cattle, strawberries, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Livestock, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: 2022 Farm Tour, Farm Tour, Farms, Local Ag, Local Food, Seminole County, Think Local

ENTOMOLOGY DAY CAMPS USED FOR ECOLOGICAL OUTREACH & SCIENCE CAREER EDUCATION


April 11, 2020

McCormick, Kaydie, Woodard, Chelsea, McIntyre, Tina, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, 250 W. County Home Road, Sanford, FL Situation: Many of the integrated pest management (IPM) principles used in the home and garden to encourage beneficial ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2020, 2020 Central District Symposium, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, C. Woodard, Central District, Horticulture, IPM, Kaydie McCormick, Sanford, Seminole County, T.McIntyre, UF IFAS Extension, Youth Entomology

RESTORING A 1920’S GOLF COURSE INTO AN ECOLOGICAL PARK: A CASE STUDY OF THE ROLLING HILLS


April 11, 2020

T. McIntyre, MS, CEP, University of Florida IFAS Extension Seminole County, Sanford, FL, USA and K. McCormick, University of Florida IFAS Extension Seminole County, Sanford, FL, USA Situation: The Rolling Hills Park project is a Florida Communities ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Natural Resources, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2020, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Central District, FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, K. McCormick, Natural Resources, Parks, Sanford FL, Seminole County, T.McIntyre, UF IFAS Extension, Urban Ecology

Brilliance in Beekeeping


February 8, 2018

The first Wednesday of every month, the Seminole County Beekeepers Association meets at the UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County Auditorium. The group shares lessons, stories, techniques, successes, struggles, and immense passion for keeping bees. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Bee Lab, Beekeepers Association, Bees, Dr. Ellis, Honey Bee, Honeybees, Mite, Record, Research, Samuel Ramsey, Seminole County, Varroa

Hydroponics Workshop Supports Down Syndrome Students


February 8, 2018

  Last week, a group of Down syndrome students attended a hydroponics workshop with Extension agents at MREC. The group of 10 students learned the basics of hydroponic systems through hands-on activities led by Hannah Wooten, Seminole ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Apopka, Basics, Down Syndrome, Hydroponics, Orange County, Research And Education Center, Seminole County, Students, Workshop

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