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No Nitrogen or Phosphorus Fertilizers in Orange County Landscapes 6/1-9/31


May 10, 2022

That’s right, no nitrogen or phosphorus containing fertilizers can be applied in Orange County, Florida landscapes 6/1 - 9/31. The reason we have fertilizer regulation is because water quality is measured and managed, and the pollution ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Blackout Period, CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Blackout, Fertilizer Ordinance, Florida, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Hwooten, Landscape, Landscape Management, Lawn, Nitrogen, Orange County, Orange County Florida, Ordinance, Phosphorus, Slow Release, Water Conservation

Institutional Applicators–Getting into compliance!


May 10, 2022

The Orange County Board of County Commissioners voted to update the Orange County Fertilizer Applicators Ordinance during Spring 2022. Commercial, for hire, fertilizer applicators AND institutional fertilizer applicators that need to apply fertilizer ... READ MORE

Category: , Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Applicators, BMP, BMPs, CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Class, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Applicator, Fertilizer Applicators, Fertilizer Ordinance, Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gibmp, Horticulture, Hwooten, Landscape, Landscape Bmps, Landscape Management, Lawn, Orange County, Ordinance

Enhancing Your Scholarly Works Series – Tips That Can Help You Publish


April 25, 2022

In a 2021 in-service-training, Scholarship in Extension 2.0 Virtual Workshop, the Central District Regional Specialized Agents (RSAs) and Associate District Extension Director (DED) reviewed program development implementation and evaluation, ... READ MORE

Category: Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Central District, Central District RSA, Extension Professionals, Extension Writing, Liz Felter, Professional Development, Professional Writing, Publications, Scholarly Nuggets, Scholarly Works, Writing

UF/IFAS Palm Short Course–2/25/22–In Person in Orlando!


January 28, 2022

I could not be more excited to share this highly anticipated, long awaited UF/IFAS Extension Palm Short Course in Orlando and in person! Palms are prized in the landscape and people notice when they look pathetic. There is a science to growing ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: CEU, Cflandscapes, Class, Disease, FFL, Florida, Florida Friendly, FLREC, Fngla, Hwooten, Isa, Landscape, Lawn, Nutrition, Orange County, Ornamental, Palm, Palm Tree, Palms, Plant, Plants, Research, Tree, Tropical, Turf, UF, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension

Enhancing Your Scholarly Works Series – Awards and Recognition for Extension Professionals


January 3, 2022

As we wrap up the old year and before we begin diving into the new year, it is important that we take time to reflect on the highlights of our programing efforts from this past year. These highlights can then be transformed into award winning ... READ MORE

Category: Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Award Application, Awards, Awards And Recognition, Central District, Central District RSA, Extension Professionals, Geralyn Sachs, Professional Development, Scholarly Nuggets, Scholarly Works

Enhancing Your Scholarly Works Series – How to Report Team Efforts?


November 5, 2021

In a recent in-service-training, Scholarship in Extension 2.0 Virtual Workshop, the Central District Regional Specialized Agents (RSAs) and Associate District Extension Director (DED) reviewed program development implementation and evaluation, ... READ MORE

Category: Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Central District, Central District RSA, POW, Professional Development, Reporting, ROA, Scholarly Nuggets, Scholarly Works, Teamwork, Workload Reporting, Yilin Zhuang

Enhancing Your Scholarly Works Series – Electronic Data Information Source (EDIS)


September 3, 2021

In a recent in-service-training, Scholarship in Extension 2.0 Virtual Workshop, the Central District Regional Specialized Agents (RSAs) and Associate District Extension Director (DED) reviewed program development implementation and evaluation, ... READ MORE

Category: Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Central District, Central District RSA, Edis, Professional Development, Scholarly Nuggets, Scholarly Works, Wendy Lynch

Leading with Gratitude (Part 1)


August 19, 2021

When I was younger, my grandmother taught me the importance of saying "thank you." She always waited for me to say “thank you,” driving the importance home. Learning those two simple words at a young age was so influential. Not only did ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Communication, Conflict Management, Gratitude, Leadership, Ocextension, Professional Development

Leading with Gratitude (Part 2)


August 18, 2021

To recap last week’s blog: As leaders, we need to stop and look back at how we got to where we are quite often. We need to shake off the discomfort and say “thank you” to the folks that helped along the way, whether they shared a talent, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Communication, Community Resource Development, Conflict Management, Gratitude, Leadership, Ocextension, Professional Development

UF/IFAS Extension Orange County – Intern Highlight


July 6, 2021

One of the highlights of working with Extension is being able to host and work with an intern. Not only are these students passionate about Extension, but this gives them real experience at what life is like after college. They also bring a ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Communication, Environment, Extension Solutions, Internship, Orange TV, Workforce Preparation

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