The Smith/Lever Act of 1914 established the Cooperative Extension Service (Orange County - February 23, 1914). Since then, numerous Extension professionals have dedicated their lives to help identify county needs and develop results oriented programs to help solve those needs.
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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
Manejo Eficaz del Dinero Para los Niños
Padres pueden transmitirle a los hijos buenos habitos con respecto a responsabilidad financiera. Es recomendable que de una forma adaptada a su edad, expliquemos a los pequeños los conceptos de ahorrar, pagar y donar dinero
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4-H Poinsettia Sale Supports Orange County Youth
Annual 4-H Poinsettia Sale Are you looking for festive holiday decorations or perhaps gifts for family or friends? If so, then now is the time to order a beautiful poinsettia plant from the Orange County 4-H Program. Each year the Orange County 4-H Association sponsors the Poinsettia Sale to support 4-H youth development efforts
NFREC Quincy—100 Years of Service and Adaptation
It was the summer of 1978. I had just graduated with a BS degree in Agronomy from the Ohio State University
Use the Fall Festivities to Teach Children Money Saving Tips
It's that time of year again where gorgeous foliage, a gentle chill in the air, and sweaters and scarves all contribute to that cozy fall feeling and Halloween also sets the tone for enjoying the cool days of Fall. Some families, however, spend an enormous amount of money to decorate their homes, carve pumpkins, shop for costumes, and even dress up their pets
Determining Acres per Paddock (Pasture)
Recently, I’ve been trying to use some of the mathematical approaches to grazing management. This had always seemed a little too complex for me, but I decided to give it a go
Orange County Adopt-A-Tree Program
Join us on November 6 for our Adopt-A-Tree program! This event is open to all Orange County residents with proof of residency on a first come, first served basis starting at 8:00am until trees are gone or 12:00pm, whichever comes first. Each household is eligible to receive two trees, and the trees must be planted on resident's private property only
CEU Day-Landscape University
What kind of nutritional problems are common on palms? What happens to pesticides after they have been applied? How do I grow a quality turfgrass that can outcompete the weeds and disease? This day long class will cover the answers to these questions and more! WHAT: CEU Day – Landscape University WHEN: Wednesday, October 6th, from 9:00 am - 3:30 pm WHERE: UF/IFAS Extension Lake County,.