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COVID-19 Stress: Maintaining a Healthy Home Environment

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… Read More

Watering Systems for Rotational Grazing

Rotational grazing is a tool that can help increase forage production and average daily gain. But rotational grazing comes with more management planning. One of the biggest factors that determines the feasibility of rotational grazing is actually the… Read More

Successful Butterfly Gardening

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Spring is the perfect time to add color to your landscape. A butterfly garden can accomplish this goal, and here’s what you need to do. First, find out what butterflies live in your area and concentrate on attracting… Read More

Programs, Meetings Postponed or Cancelled — COVID-19

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Out of an abundance of caution to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, we have cancelled or postponed many of our classes, workshops and other activities until May 1st. We are still in the process of evaluating… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office… Read More

Drought Tolerant Plants for a Florida-Friendly Landscape – Zone 9

Are you getting spring planting fever? Consider choosing drought tolerant plants for your landscape. Selecting drought tolerant plants for your yard will ensure an aesthetically pleasing landscape that can survive dry periods in the spring and fall. These… Read More

The Terry Floyd Scholarship to be Increased to Secure Funds for 4-H Youth Scholarships

The Orange 4-H Association decided to increase the Terry Floyd Scholarship Endowment, thanks to an anonymous gift and savings from various 4-H fundraisers established by the 4-H Agents in Orange County. This donation will secure three scholarships, two for… Read More