Where can I buy locally grown food?
Seminole County has a rich history in agriculture. There is a huge diversity of types of farms locally. Both big and small, Seminole County is home to over 400 farms that grow vegetables, cattle, strawberries, ... READ MORE
Lifelong friends, learning, and leading are just a few aspects of the University of Florida IFAS Extension Seminole County 4-H program. Find out why you(th) should join 4-H!
4-H provides a place for youth to belong.
In 4-H youth meet ... READ MORE
What is Farm Tour?
Every year, Seminole County hosts a big event called Farm Tour. This is usually a fun-filled day where people get the chance to learn about agriculture by visiting local farms in the area! Why do we want to learn about agriculture? ... READ MORE
2021 Virtual Farm Tour Video: Day 1
2021 Virtual Farm Tour Day 1: Big Daddy’s Farm
In growing plants, farmers face many challenges on the farm. Plants need a certain amount of water and nutrients to grow and every plant species is different. ... READ MORE
“Wishin’ and hopin’ and thinkin’ and prayin’”* are what many of us do hoping that our goals will come to fruition. However, how do we know if we are actually successful without a plan? One way of evaluating goals is to be S.M.A.R.T.. ... READ MORE
What are CEUs?
CEUs are continuing education units. You can renew your pesticide applicator license by obtain CEUs or retaking the pesticide license exams. CEUs keep you up to date on the latest information regarding the application of pesticides ... READ MORE
Fruit Gardening Webinar Series
Here at UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County, we just finished up our "Get Your Grove On" webinar series. The series ran from September 23rd-October 21st and met for an hour every Wednesday at lunch time. During ... READ MORE
What is National Farm Safety and Health Week?
Agriculture is one of the most important industries in the United States, but also one of the most hazardous. Many injuries seen in agriculture can be prevented through proper training and education. ... READ MORE
What is going on with the seeds?
If you have not heard about these suspicious seed packets, visit this blog post for the full story. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) believes that the seeds may be part of a brushing scam. ... READ MORE
School buses are on the road and virtual classrooms have been set-up around the county. The start of a new school year means one thing… the start of a new 4-H year. The 4-H year officially begins on September 1.
So, what exactly does Seminole ... READ MORE