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2022 Guide to Seminole County Farms and Farmers Markets


January 7, 2022

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

Category: Agribusiness, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Livestock, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: 2022 Farm Tour, Farm Tour, Farms, Local Ag, Local Food, Seminole County, Think Local
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2021 Virtual Farm Tour and Video Scavenger Hunt


April 19, 2021

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

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: 2021 Virtual Farm Tour, Agriculture, Compost, Farm Tour, Farms, Fresh From Florida, Hydroponics, Scavenger Hunt
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2021 Virtual Farm Tour Day 1: Organic Farming, CSAs and more!


April 19, 2021

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

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: 2021 Virtual Farm Tour, Agriculture, Compost, Farm Tour, Farms, Fresh From Florida, Hydroponics, Scavenger Hunt
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Looking for pesticide license CEUs?


December 28, 2020

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

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What fruits can you grow in Central Florida?


October 22, 2020

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

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Central Florida, Fruit, Fruit Trees, Growing Fruit, Pruning, Subtropical Fruit, Tropical Fruit
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National Farm Safety and Health Week: COVID-19 Farm Safety


September 21, 2020

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

Category: Agribusiness, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: COVID-19, Educational Resources, Farm Safety, Farmers, Farmworkers
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Updates on Suspicious Seed Packets: How to properly dispose of seeds


September 2, 2020

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

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: FDACS, Invasive Species, Mail, Seed Disposal, Seed Packages, Seed Packets, Seeds In Mail, Suspicious Packages, Suspicious Seeds, Unsolicited Seeds, USDA

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