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UF/IFAS Extension
Marion County

UF/IFAS Extension Marion County is a cooperation between the Marion County Board of County Commissioners and the University of Florida to deliver relevant, research-based education programs that result in healthy people, healthy environments and healthy economies.

Contact

marion@ifas.ufl.edu
(352) 671-8400
2232 NE Jacksonville Rd
Ocala, FL 34470

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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WATER WEDNESDAY RECAP – HOW CAN I BE A GOOD STORMWATER NEIGHBOR?
Florida is known as the Sunshine State. In fact, it rains a lot here

04/26/2022

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Marion County Agriculture Hall of Fame Recognition
As a part of Farm City Week Marion County Extension honors individuals from our Community for their contributions to Agriculture. Since its inception in 2003 Marion County has recognized thirty-four men and women for their place in Marion County’s agricultural history

06/15/2021

This Hurricane Season, Be Prepared for Anything
The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins June 1. Are you ready? Maybe you think you’re ready—you’ve got some bottled water and canned goods to last a few days

05/23/2022

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)

04/25/2022

Lovely Loropetalums
This has been a spectacular year for loropetalums (Loropetalum chinensis) around North Central Florida. The mildly sweet-smelling, pink fringed flowers give this plant its common name, Chinese fringe flower

03/04/2022

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    Water Quality Series: Nitrate
    What is it? Nitrate is a chemical compound composed of nitrogen and oxygen.  Naturally occurring in low concentrations within the soil, water, and air, nitrate plays a vital role in plant and microbial life cycles

    02/21/2022

    Enhancing Your Scholarly Works Series – Awards and Recognition for Extension Professionals
    As we wrap up the old year and before we begin diving into the new year, it is important that we take time to reflect on the highlights of our programing efforts from this past year. These highlights can then be transformed into award winning programs if we dedicate time to “toot our own horn” and submit such programs for professional awards

    01/03/2022