The UF/IFAS Flagler County Extension is a partnership between State, Federal, and County governments for the purpose of providing researched based information to Flagler County residents and businesses.
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Bunnell, FL 32110
August is National Water Quality Month
August is National Water Quality Month, which means it is a great time to learn a little bit about the water in our area and actions we can all take to ensure our waterways are clean and healthy. The Clean Water Act was passed in 1972, making it illegal to dump large amounts of toxic materials into lakes, rivers, and oceans
Pum, Pum, Pumpkins!
When you hear pumpkins you may think of fall, Halloween, and cooler weather. To enjoy all the goodies that pumpkins give us like pumpkin spice latte or pumpkin pie it first begins with a seed
What's Going on in Florida
Celebrate World Ocean Day all summer with marine science education programs
June 8 is World Ocean Day! The UN officially recognized World Ocean Day in 2008 to cultivate public interest in the protection of our oceans. I hope you celebrate by spending some time near the ocean and by learning more about the importance of the ocean and what we can do to preserve it – we have some ideas for you to get started below! The ocean is intertwined with the way of
Cool Off with these UF/IFAS Extension Podcasts
I’m not gonna lie--it’s hot outside! Summer heat in Florida is more than a matter of comfort—it's a health and safety issue. If you want to limit your outdoor exposure, but still keep up on topics like gardening, nature watching, farming, beekeeping, or the latest in scientific research, podcasts are a great way to do that
What’s Hotter Than Summer? Peppers!
July is one of the hottest months of the year. As a gardener, you may be questioning what to plant in this heat
Sea Turtles in Volusia and Flagler Counties
Sea turtle nesting season in Flagler and Volusia Counties spans from May 1 to October 31. As we start to see more nests marked off on the beach, your best bet will be that they belong to a loggerhead sea turtle
Enhancing Your Scholarly Works Series – Tips That Can Help You Publish
In a 2021 in-service-training, Scholarship in Extension 2.0 Virtual Workshop, the Central District Regional Specialized Agents (RSAs) and Associate District Extension Director (DED) reviewed program development implementation and evaluation, as well as the need for a “diversified scholarship portfolio” (Adams, et al, 2005)
4-H and the County Fair
County fairs play such a significant role in rural communities and beyond. As someone who spent years in market swine projects just a couple counties over, I know the impact a county fair can make