tractorFarm Safety Day

This is an excellent opportunity for you and your employees to review procedures for staying safe and productive in the field and grove. One CEU* is available and completion certificates will be mailed after the class for insurance purposes. When: 7:45 am October 31st Where: Lake County Extension Cost: 25.00 (includes lunch) Reserve your spot by 10/21/11 call Vera Deaver 352-343-4101 x 2723

Women and Hispanic Claims Program

If you believe that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) improperly denied farm loan benefits to you between 1981 and 2000 because you are Hispanic, or because you are female, you may be eligible to apply for compensation .

If you want to register your name to receive a claims package, you can call the Farmer and Rancher Call Center at 1-888-508-4429 or access the following website:

Market Maker programUF Market Maker Program

Watch these informative videos on getting your company set up on the Florida Market Maker Program. Get your business online and working for you today!

testingTesting Information & Forms

Here you will find forms and instructions on soil , water , plant disease, nematode, plant or insect ID tests.

citrus tree Citrus & Other Fruit Crops

The citrus industry in Florida has historically been an important sector of the state’s agricultural economy, and remains so today.

people  and grass Crops & Forages

Bahiagrass, bermudagrass, millet, and sorghum are grown in Florida for livestock feed and as cover crops.

landscape maintenance crew Landscape Maintenance

A web site dedicated to the landscape and pest control industry. (Orange County Agent)

cow Livestock

Florida's livestock industry is a huge part of the economy, contributing over $1.5 billion annually.

greenhouse Nursery Production

Florida's Green Industry--the second-largest in the country--provides 150,000 jobs and is growing quickly

pesticide applicator Pesticide Training

Training programs--both continuing education (CEU) and initial training--for pesticide applicators are provided by Extension as provided by the Florida Pesticide Law (Chapters 487) and the Florida Structural Pest Control Law (Chapter 482).

spotted plant leafPlant Clinic

Commercial horticulturists producing crops and those providing landscape and interiorscape services with a plant problem can take their samples to the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center in Apopka, room 175, for free examination by regional county Extension faculty and state specialists.

4-H Citrus Tree Information

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Central Florida Extension has three local county offices: Lake, Orange, and Seminole.


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