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Celebrate World Pest Day Today!


June 6, 2022

What is World Pest Day? Today, June 6th, is National World Pest Day! World Pest Day was first celebrated on June 6, 2017 and has since become an annual event. The day is recognized to bring awareness to the problems pests can cause and the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: CEUs, Licensing, Pest, Pest Control, Pesticides, SeminoleCountyAg, World Pest Day
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A Recap of the 2022 Seminole County Farm Tour


April 7, 2022

What was the 2022 Seminole County Farm Tour? On the morning of Friday, March 25, 2022, we embarked on our journey of learning about local agriculture and food systems. We started at the UF/IFAS Seminole County Extension Office and then ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Agriculture, Farm Tour, Food Systems, Fresh From Florida, SeminoleCountyAg, Think Local
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Freezing Fresh Broccoli: 2022 Food Check-Out Week


February 13, 2022

Food Preservation Saves You Money If you are like me, you may get a little overzealous at the farmer’s market or grocery store when the produce is looking extra fresh and crisp. Maybe there is a great ‘buy two, get the third free’ deal ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition
Tags: Cooking, Farm Tour, Food Check-out Week, Local Agriculture, Local Farms, Local Foods, SeminoleCountyAg, Thank A Farmer, Think Local

Switch it up with Swiss Chard: 2022 Food Check-Out Week


February 13, 2022

Switch it up with Swiss Chard Looking for a new leafy green to add to your plate? Well look no further because Swiss chard is here to break up the kale, collards, and spinach. Swiss chard has bright green leaves and depending on the variety, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Cooking, Farm Tour, Food Check-out Week, Local Agriculture, Local Farms, Local Foods, SeminoleCountyAg, Thank A Farmer, Think Local
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Local Berry and Beet Salad: Food Check-Out Week 2022


February 13, 2022

Why Local? Locally grown strawberries in the winter may seem ludicrous to most people in the United States but this isn’t the case for folks living in Central Florida. One of the benefits of living in the humid subtropical climate of Central ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Cooking, Farm Tour, Food Check-out Week, Local Agriculture, Local Farms, Local Foods, SeminoleCountyAg, Thank A Farmer, Think Local
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Have you heard about Food Check-Out Week?


February 13, 2022

What is Food Check-Out Week? According to the United States Department of Agriculture, the average family of four will earn enough money after seven weeks of working to pay for all their food for the rest of the year. Our farmers work all year ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Cooking, Farm Tour, Food Check-out Week, Local Agriculture, Local Farms, Local Foods, SeminoleCountyAg, Thank A Farmer, Think Local
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

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