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Buzzing with Excitement: Join Us at the Florida State Beekeepers Association Annual Meeting!


September 26, 2023

Introduction Are you captivated by the marvels of the natural world and fascinated by the delicate dance of bees? Then mark your calendars for the much-anticipated Florida State Beekeepers Association (FSBA) Annual Meeting! This buzzing gathering ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Crops, Livestock
Tags: Agriculture, Ocextension, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County
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CORE Training for Nurseries and Greenhouses


June 26, 2023

You told us that finding Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in CORE is hard to find. We listened and created an online class for you! The class is available 24/7, 365 days a year, and costs only $30! The money from this class will be used ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: CEU, CEUs, Continuing Education Units, Core, Greenhouse, Nursery, Production Hortiuculture

Meet Orange County’s Newest UF/IFAS Extension Agent!

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May 18, 2023

Hey there! My name is Heather Kalaman, and I am the new Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ and Residential Horticulture Agent here at UF/IFAS Extension Orange County. I started this position in mid-April and thought I would take a moment to ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Doctor Of Plant Medicine, DPM, FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida Friendly Landscaping Agent, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture Agent, Ocextension, Residential Horticulture

What a Year!

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December 12, 2022

Since I joined the team here in July 2020, I can say that 2022 proved to be a major year for our office and team. I am not discounting the previous years, but this year was special. Below are some highlights: HYFLEX: COVID-19 taught us to ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, , Events, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Communication, Leadership, Ocextension, Professional Development, Responsibility

Pesticide Licenses–Ornamental & Turfgrass


September 26, 2022

The Ornamental and Turfgrass Pesticide Applicators License is for people who apply pesticides to lawns and ornamentals in parks, golf courses, athletic fields, and cemeteries. To obtain this license, pesticide applicators must pass both the ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, , Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Athletic Field, Central Florida, Cflandscapes, Exams, Fdacs, FFL, Florida Friendly, Golf, Grass, Grasses, Hwooten, IPM, Landscape, License, Ornamental, Ornamental And Turf, OT, Park, Pest Management, Pesticide, Pesticide License, Turf, Turfgrass

Easy Math – Can You Do It?

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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: Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Farm Management, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Communication, Leadership, Mental Health, Professional Development

Garden Festival and Plant Sale – Orange County Extension

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February 23, 2022

Gnome Matter How You Slice it, it will be a Fun Day! On Saturday March 5th, from 9 am to 3 pm, the UF/IFAS Orange County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers will host the 10th annual Garden Festival and Plant Sale at the extension campus ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Artisan Vendors, Craft Vendors, Educational Sessions, Food Trucks, Garden Art, Garden Festival, Garden Festival And Plant Sale, Garden Tours, Keynote Speakers, Kid's Activities, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardener Volunteers, Ocextension, Orange County Extension, Plant Sale, Plant Vendors, Plants For Sale

Consider Getting Vaccinated Before the Holiday Season!


August 2, 2021

Think about the holidays this year and have these dates in mind for peace of mind! I think we all need laughter and hugs, a turkey overdose, and some quality family time together spent yelling at the football game on TV. Before that, maybe you ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Relationships & Family, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Cflandscapes, Covid, COVID-19, Employees, Employers, GI-BMP, Gibmp, Hwooten, Integrated Pest Management, IPM, Landscape, Landscapers, Lanw Maintenance, Lawn, Lawn Maintenance Business, Lawnworkers, PCO, Pest Management, Pesticide Applicators, Planning, Professional, Vaccine

Water Wednesdays Recap – Hydroponics


December 21, 2020

What is a hydroponic system? How does it differ from traditional growing of plants? How can we try it at home? Last Water Wednesday, we invited the Sustainable Ag and Food Systems Agent in Seminole County, Dr. Morgan Pinkerton to give an introduction ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Fruits & Vegetables, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Water
Tags: Food Systems, Hydroponics, Morgan Pinkerton, UF IFAS Extension Water Agents, Urban Agriculture, Urban Food Systems, Water, Water RSA, Water Wednesdays, Yilin Zhuang

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