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UF/IFAS Extension
Seminole County

UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County is a partnership between Seminole County Government and the University of Florida. Our education programs are directed at broad national and state concerns, as well as issues specific to Seminole County.

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extension@seminolecountyfl.gov
(407) 665-5560
250 W. County Home Road
Sanford, FL 32773

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Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Water Wednesday Recap – Hurricane Preparedness
The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. Are you prepared for this hurricane season? Last Water Wednesday, the Family Consumer Sciences Agents LuAnn Duncan in Sumter County and Lisa Hamilton in Volusia County gave us an informative talk about emergency water supplies

06/29/2020

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Master Gardeners Reach Out to the Community
Master Gardeners often act as ambassadors for the UF/IFAS Extension. In this blog article, Master Gardener Cora Broskowitz highlights her involvement in Curriculum night at Sanford Middle School, where she and Master Gardener Bonnie Harrison reached many members of our community

03/15/2018

2018 Central Florida Food System Tour- Part 1
Last Friday, February 2nd, 2018, leaders from the Central Florida community came together for an all day tour of the Central Florida Food System. This was the first tour of this kind, exploring all aspects of food, from the farm to the table

02/09/2018

Feeling cooped up in quarantine? UF releases new guide to raising backyard chickens
In the early days of the pandemic, as bare grocery store shelves prompted concerns about the food supply, many became interested in producing more of their food at home. Some flocked to local agricultural feed stores in search of baby chicks that would grow up to produce eggs fresh from the backyard

07/09/2020

Irrigation in the Home Landscape
There are many reasons to properly irrigate the home landscape. Not only do we not want to waste this precious natural resource, but we want to be sure we apply the proper amount of water to keep our plants thriving! It's still the dry season in Florida, so how do we know when to water? We want to look for signs of

04/15/2020

Questions From The Plant Clinic: Creating and Maintaining a Great School Garden
This week in the Plant Clinic, Master Gardener Volunteer Jan Mangos answers a question about School Gardens. You can read more articles by Jan [here]

03/26/2019

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    2018 Central Florida Food System Tour- Part 1
    Last Friday, February 2nd, 2018, leaders from the Central Florida community came together for an all day tour of the Central Florida Food System. This was the first tour of this kind, exploring all aspects of food, from the farm to the table

    02/09/2018

    Seminole County Master Gardeners Introduce Hydroponics to Elementary School Students
    Blog by Rudy White, volunteer Master Gardener Hydroponics for Youth Beginning in 2017, continuing into 2018, Seminole County Master Gardeners introduced a new hydroponics workshop into several Seminole County elementary schools. The workshop for grades 1-4 is a spin-off of the “Set and Forget Hydroponics” workshop for adults conducted several times annually by the Seminole County Extension Agent for Sustainable Agriculture and Food

    02/08/2018