Join Polk County 4-H for a family day camp to celebrate Lakes Appreciation Month!
Every July is Lakes Appreciation Month, let's celebrate by learning about our local lakes!
Polk County is home to over 500 named lakes. This July learn how ... READ MORE
La apicultura, es la práctica de mantener colonias de abejas para lograr objetivos deseados. Las abejas de miel son las especies domesticadas más comunes. Estos insectos tienen un comportamiento social creando grandes colonias las cuales contienen ... READ MORE
Beekeeping, also known as apiculture, is the practice of maintaining bee colonies to achieve desired objectives. Honeybees are the most common domesticated bee species. They are social insects that live in large colonies which include a single ... READ MORE
Have old seeds packets and wondering if the seeds are still viable to grow in the garden?
Many seeds will last for years if stored correctly in a cool, dry, indoor environment. Follow these simple steps to test your old seeds.
Gather your ... READ MORE
Support Polk County Agri-Fest by visiting https://givingday.ufl.edu/campaigns/polk-county-extension#/
Residents throughout Florida can support the University of Florida by donating on Gator Giving Day, Feb. 18
Gifts support ... READ MORE
Polk and Pinellas County 4-H brings you an exciting opportunity to 'Pledge your Hands to Larger Service' by becoming an Eco Warrior.
Who are Eco Warriors?
Do you know a youth between 14 and 18 years old that wants to change the world for ... READ MORE
Navigating the New Normal
The year 2020 has not been what we consider a normal year and we are all having to acclimate to this new normal. Humans are social beings and this pandemic has socially distanced us for over 8 weeks, making us realize ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension has science-based resources on a variety of topics for teachers, parents and kids. From insects to robotics, plants to manatees, we have curriculum, videos, and coloring sheets you can use! This page will be updated as more ... READ MORE
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
Federal regulations require that all swine shown at fairs must have official individual identification. If swine do not have official individual identification, they may be denied entry to the fair.
It is ultimately the responsibility of ... READ MORE