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UF/IFAS Extension
Leon County

UF/IFAS Leon Extension is a federal, state, and county partnership throughout Florida, with the mission to improve our lives by developing knowledge in agriculture, natural resources, and the life sciences and to make that knowledge accessible to sustain and enhance the quality of human life.

Contact

marcusb@ufl.edu
(850) 606-5200
615 Paul Russell Rd.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Trap Crops Help Combat Pests in the Garden
  To be a successful gardener, it is important to have an integrated approach to handling obstacles in the garden. These considerations include techniques such as planting disease resistant crop varieties, maintaining proper plant spacing, planting at the appropriate time, monitoring the garden and properly identifying insects and diseases, watering uniformly, and many more cultural and preventative measures that will aid

11/17/2022

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This Thanksgiving, Thank a Farmer
This Thanksgiving Day, families and friends across the country will gather to show gratitude for our good fortune by sitting down together over a meal. Not just any meal, but a proper feast, with multiple courses, side dishes, appetizers and desserts

11/17/2022

Sustainable Development Goals And One Health: SDG 8
Sustainable Development Goal 8 is often described as the economic growth goal. However, this simplified definition generates the impression that SDGs are divided between sustainable goals and development goals with goal number eight firmly in the second group

12/01/2022

Find Your Frugal: Keeping Produce Fresh
About this series The rise of inflation continues to raise cost concerns, one of them being the price of food. The ripple effect of the yearslong COVID pandemic continues to rattle worldwide economies

11/30/2022

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    What’s Growing On? Volusia County Master Gardener Volunteer Program Annual Report
    Each year people express interest in the Volusia County Master Gardener Volunteer Program based on the encounters with volunteers within the community. Our volunteers work hard providing an invaluable service to the community by extending UF/IFAS extension-based information to local citizens

    11/29/2022

    What’s Growing On? Volunteer Retention the Roots of the Program
    When selecting volunteers to carry out your program’s mission, we often spend ample time on parts of the marketing and training sector. Over time, the program begins to operate in a robotic manner as we continue with the annual components of marketing, training, and recognition

    11/28/2022