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
Underutilized Trees: The Nagi Tree
I’ve got a Nagi feeling about this… Natural and Horticultural History Human desires can be capricious and plants can fall in and out of vogue. Somewhat surprisingly, things as long-lived as landscape trees have different levels of merit based on the era of their planting
What's Going on in Florida
Florida-Friendly Wildflowers 3-part Educational Series
Why Wildflowers? Loss of biodiversity is one of the major threats to the world. Pollen nectar provide food for insects, which help to pollinate our food crops, eat pests, and provide food for other wildlife
The Rural Telehealth Initiative: Lowering Barriers to Health Care
For me, a visit to the doctor can be an inconvenience. Between fighting traffic, finding a parking spot, checking in and doing time in the waiting room, I usually have to carve out an hour or more of my day, all for about 15 minutes of quality time with the doctor
Enhancing Your Scholarly Works Series – Electronic Data Information Source (EDIS)
In a recent 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)
Landscape Professional Licenses
How you landscape matters! Did you know that how you mow impacts how much water your yard might need? Or that what gets pruned could cause an unnecessary wound? Did you know a lot of your lawn issues can be solved with proper mowing and a calibrated, well maintained irrigation system? The truth is, landscaping should be a major consideration in the home buying process, but amid inspections and audits, plants are the last thing you think about.
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,.
The Orange County 4-H Program Needs You
The Orange County 4-H Program needs you! The most meaningful way that the 4-H Program serves kids across America is through our community clubs. For more than 100 years these clubs have been led by a dedicated army of volunteer adults contributing their time to positively impact the lives of 4-H members