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Okeechobee County

Okeechobee County is located in South Central Florida. Okeechobee is home to a diverse group of agriculture industries. Okeechobee's populations has a large seasonal fluctuation. Lake Okeechobee fishing attracts visitors from around the state and country.

Contact

jdorriety@co.okeechobee.fl.us
(863) 763-6469
458 US Hwy 98 N
Okeechobee, FL 34972

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Find Your Frugal: Keeping Produce Fresh
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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

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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

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    11/28/2022

    Nature’s Best Hope
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    11/23/2022