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


March 22, 2022

It’s Nice to Meet You!  My name is Hillary Ayers and I am excited to be your new Family and Consumer Sciences/Food Systems Agent with UF/IFAS Extension Orange County! I started my position at the beginning of March and now that I am all ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Family And Consumer Sciences, Food Systems, Health And Wellness, New Agent, Ocextension, Orange County
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Use the Fall Festivities to Teach Children Money Saving Tips


October 7, 2021

It's that time of year again when gorgeous foliage, a gentle chill in the air, and sweaters and scarves all contribute to that cozy fall feeling and Halloween also sets the tone for enjoying the cool days of Fall. Some families, however, spend ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Children Saving Money, Kids And Money, Life Skills, Money Saving Tips, Ocextension, Saving Money, Teaching Children About Money

The Orange County 4-H Program Needs You


August 31, 2021

The Orange County 4-H Program needs you! The most meaningful way that the 4-H Program serves kids across America is through our community clubs. For more than 100 years these clubs have been led by a dedicated army of volunteer adults contributing ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #4HVolunteers, #FL4H, #OC4H, #ocextensionnews, #OC_4H, 4-H, Life Skills, Ocextension, Youth

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

Are You on a Financial Roller Coaster Caused by the Pandemic?


April 6, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has been like a roller coaster of change. For millions of Americans, the economic effects of the pandemic have been devastating, with millions of people suffering from job losses and threats of eviction. But don't be ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: COVID-19, Finances, Financial Strategies, Money Management, Ocextension, Pandemic, Saving, Saving Money

Keep Children Active at Home


April 28, 2020

I’m bored, there’s nothing to do, I’m bored, there’s nothing to do, I’m so so so bored! How often have parents and caretakers have heard this over the last 2 weeks? I’m sure it’s enough to make even the most calm person scream ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, , Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Active Children, Active Play, Exercise, Family, Health, Ocextension, Outisde, Physical Activity

COVID-19 Stress: Maintaining a Healthy Home Environment


March 24, 2020

Is your family struggling with Coronavirus uncertainties that are causing high levels of stress? Are your kids at home due to mandatory school closures? To reduce stress levels during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to start by listening ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: @UFIFASFCS, Anxiety, Coping, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Education Centers, Healthy Home, Ocextension, Orange County

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