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It’s #PeanutButterChallenge Time!


October 6, 2022

Food Insecurity in Florida Food insecurity is an obstacle many Floridians face. In 2021, it was estimated that roughly 2.2 million Floridians lacked access to healthy food, with just over 660,000 being children. In Orange County specifically, ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, Health & Nutrition, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #ocextensionnews, #peanutbutterchallenge, Food Insecurity, Master Gardener, Peanut Butter Challenge, Peanut Industry, Residential Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County

Simple Things You Can Do To Prepare For A Hurricane.


September 23, 2022

Hurricane Preparedness Most residents in Florida are very familiar with the word hurricane. How we choose to respond can range from excitement for the weather enthusiast to sheer dread at the thought of constant rain showers, high winds, ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Natural Resources, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Entertainment, Family, Hurricane, Hurricane Preparedness, Kits, Preparedness, Safety, Winds

Testing From Home, What You Need to Know!

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September 15, 2022

Those who have followed this blog, or really any information about our office, know how excited we have been about remote proctored exams. We are thrilled about this convenient and secure testing option for our applicators. You might wonder ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, HOME LANDSCAPES, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Cflandscapes, Everblue, Pesticide Exam, Pesticide Information Office, Remote Proctored Testing

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

Decisions and Change: Applying Forces to Help You Decide

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August 11, 2022

In Extension, and especially in life, we have decisions that we need to make. Many of us typically embrace change or loathe change. Regardless if it is tough or easy, it involves a process of weighing our options (good and bad). I think that ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, , Clubs & Volunteers, Farm Management, Natural Resources, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Communication, Leadership, Mental Health, Professional Development

All Pesticide Exams Available For At Home Testing!

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August 1, 2022

There are close to 70,000 licensed pesticide applicators in the state of Florida. To qualify for a license they must take an exam that demonstrates they know the rules and regulations, along with proper use and safety of pesticides. Testing ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, HOME LANDSCAPES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Cflandscapes, Online Testing, Pesticide Exams, Pesticide Information Office

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