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Tag: Seminole County

New UF/IFAS Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Agent in Seminole County

Hello hello! My name is Sara Murphy and I’m Seminole County’s new UF/IFAS Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. I am here to answer your questions about food, health and wellbeing, chronic disease prevention/ management, personal finances, and… Read More

2022 Guide to Seminole County Farms and Farmers Markets

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… Read More

A healthy lawn using less water? UF/IFAS can show you how

This summer, UF/IFAS Extension agents across central Florida will host free weekly webinars aimed to help residents maintain a healthy lawn and conserve one of Florida’s most valuable resource, water. “The average residential irrigation cycle consumes several thousand… Read More

HORTICULTURE PUSHES FORWARD: IN-PERSON PROGRAMMING DURING COVID-19

M. Pinkerton, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, Sanford, FL; L. Felter, UF/IFAS Mid Florida Research and Education Center, Apopka, FL; H. Wooten, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Orlando, FL; B. Moffis, UF/IFAS Extension Lake County, Tavares, FL; G. Ricketts, UF/IFAS… Read More

Building Belonging While Social Distancing: 4-H Drive Through Awards Night

Karen Henry, Shane Michael, Chelsea Woodard, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, Sanford, FL. Situation/Objective: Belonging is an important essential element of 4-H Youth Development.  Research by DeCubellis and Barrick (2020) showed interactions with friends as a major factor in… Read More

SUCCESSFULLY TAKING THE CENTRAL FLORIDA CISMA GRASSES WORKSHOP VIRTUAL

T. McIntyre, and M. Pinkerton UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, Sanford, FL. Situation: The Central Florida Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CFCISMA) membership is made up of land managers, Fl. Dept. of Ag. and Consumer Services pesticide license holders,… Read More

FROM IN-PERSON TO VIRTUAL: TAKING FLORIDA-FRIENDLY ONLINE

T. McIntyre, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, Sanford, FL. Situation: Regarding water quantity, The Central Water Initiative predicts a deficiency of 250 million gallons per day in the projected water supply for Central Florida by 2035. From a water… Read More