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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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Decisions today for tomorrow’s cow: maximizing longevity and productivity
Replacing the beef cow on Florida ranches creates opportunities and challenges for ranchers. In this article we will discuss factors to consider when choosing and managing your future cow herd

03/26/2021

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Dig In! Gardening Course starts September 2021
Growing a Green Thumb! Levy County Extension hosts the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF-IFAS) Extension Master Gardener volunteer (MGV) training program. Meeting Fridays, September 10 - November 5, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, in partnership with Levy County Board of County Commissioners and operated through the Levy County Extension office

07/22/2021

Learn more about Florida Red Tide on Nature Knowledge
It's that time of year when "red tide" often becomes a concern for coastal ecosystems in Florida.  In August 2020, the Nature Knowledge program hosted Dr

07/13/2021

Plants Improve Indoor Air Quality
Whether you are returning to an office building or establishing a home office, you may wonder about the quality of the air inside your space. Plants are nature’s air filter

07/23/2021

Back to School Tips
Already the store isles are loaded with back-to-school supplies, backpacks, and lunch boxes. As summer nears an end, parents are starting to stock up on back-to-school items in hopes of avoiding the mad rush

07/23/2021

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    Demographic Trends in Ranching
    Statistics are changing, no secret there. Our industry changes by the year, cattle prices go up and down, conservation programs come and go, breed trends change and let’s not get into the weather

    10/02/2019

    Learning about Agricultural Fatalities and Safety in Florida
    Agriculture is an important but hazardous industry. Two recent EDIS publications focus on fatalities within this sector

    07/22/2021