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Garden Festival and Plant Sale – Orange County Extension


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

Water Wednesdays Recap – What is Urban Agriculture?


December 7, 2020

Water Wednesdays in December will focus on Urban Agriculture. Last Water Wednesdays, Dr. Catherine Campbell gave an overview and discussed the benefits and risks of urban agriculture. What is Urban Agriculture? There is no standard definition ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Water
Tags: Community Food Systems, UF IFAS Extension Water Agents, Urban Agriculture, Urbanization, Water RSA, Water Wednesdays, Yilin Zhuang
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Did You Know That Orange County Has The 3rd Largest Horticulture Industry In Florida?


August 18, 2020

An economic study done in 2015 by the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Food and Resource Economics Dept. determined that the central Florida area producers, combined with landscape firms and retail ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Horticulture
Tags: Apopka, Boston Fern, Fern City, Ferns, Foliage, Horticulture Retail, Indoor Foliage Capital Of The World, Landscape Firms, Ocextension, Production Hortiuculture
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So You Think You Want to Start a Greenhouse Business in Florida


February 27, 2019

Here’s few tips to consider before you get started. There’s a lot to know, but you can learn it in advance to diving in. This will prevent you from making costly mistakes. Have a Business Plan Create a business plan that includes your ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Agribusiness, Business, Fertilizer, Greenhouse, Ocextension, Pest Management, PH
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3rd Annual Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference


January 22, 2018

The UF/IFAS Dept. of Food & Resource Economics is hosting the 3rd Annual Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference at the UF/IFAS MREC, Apopka, FL, on February 21st from 9 am – 4 pm. You’ll be able to network with researchers, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Turf, Water
Tags: Ag Policy, Agribusiness, Conference, Economics, Marketing

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