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Your UF/IFAS Extension office in Seminole County is now open to the public. One person is permitted in the lobby at a time. Following CDC guidelines, we encourage the use of an approved face covering when inside the building.

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We look forward to working with you, and please stay safe!

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.

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


Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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What Can You Learn from the Farm to Fork 4-H Food Prep Camp?
What do bees, butter, herbs, and tortillas have in common?  They were all part of the University of Florida IFAS Extension Seminole County Farm to Fork 4-H Food Prep Camp.  Youth ages 11-13 learned about science, agriculture, healthy eating and food preparation


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Irrigation Orientation – A Webinar Series for Florida Homeowners
Are you frustrated that with all the energy and money devoted to your yard, you still have patchy turfgrass or weed spots? Or you are spending too much money to keep your grass green? Did you know.


A Boost for Hernando County’s Scallop Season
Over the last year, a team of volunteers worked hard to help give the bay scallop population off Hernando's coast a much-needed boost. These volunteers go by the name of "Scallop Sitters


Technical and Financial Assistance Available for Producers to Implement Agriculture Best Management Practices (BMPs) in Central Florida
Producers have implemented Best Management Practices (BMPs) that maintain or improve water quality, quantity, and soil conditions on their farms for many years. For the purposes of the Florida Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services (FDACS) Office of Agricultural Water Policy (OAWP) BMP program, a BMP is defined by law as a means, a practice or combination of practices determined by the coordinating agencies, based on research,


Stuck in the Mud
Freeing stuck vehicles is a common thing in the agricultural world. Maybe you are rolling a newly planted pasture and got a little too close to that wet spot you knew was there, but thought you had it


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    Seminole County 4-H: Teaching Public Speaking in Schools
    Acting, autism, and baseball rituals; moving, England, and school Wi-Fi were all topics for the Seminole County 4-H Public Speaking County Competition.  Sixth-grade youth from schools all over Seminole County vied for the top spots


    2021 Virtual Farm Tour Day 1: Organic Farming, CSAs and more!
    2021 Virtual Farm Tour Video: Day 1 2021 Virtual Farm Tour Day 1: Big Daddy’s Farm In growing plants, farmers face many challenges on the farm. Plants need a certain amount of water and nutrients to grow and every plant species is different