Extension Service is a cooperative partnership between your Seminole County Government and the University of Florida in Gainesville. Our education programs are directed at broad national and state concerns, as well as issues specific to Seminole County, with locally determined and citizen influenced priorities. What is UF/IFAS?
All Extension educational and volunteer programs are suspended through April 30, 2020. The walk-in Master Gardener Clinic and soil testing are currently unavailable. You may email plant and landscape questions or use the free University of Florida/IFAS Extension's Distance Diagnostic System Please call or email us with any questions. Visit the Family and Consumers section for information on health and managing finances in difficult times.
A youth education program which provides children and young adults ages 5-18 the opportunity to learn life skills needed to become productive and self-reliant members of society, good citizens and leaders of tomorrow.
Whether you are new to Florida or have lived here all of your life, our presentations and workshops will provide you with practical, common sense tips that will save you time and money for a better looking/healthier landscape.
Providing solutions to improve your health, your home, and your family life.
A place where commercial growers and livestock producers can access up-to-date production and marketing information from the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
Your UF/IFAS Seminole County Extension is part of a nationwide network of land grant universities providing non-biased, research-based information to America's citizens. In our state, Extension's Land Grant is the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences( IFAS). Seminole County Extension serves as a bridge between the University , UF/IFAS Research and Education Centers and the local community by providing sustainable training for adults and youth.
In 2014, UF/IFAS Extension celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act, which established the Cooperative Extension Service. Learn about the history of UF/IFAS Extension and how the Cooperative Extension Service was established.
From learning healthy nutrition skills to growing better tomatoes - helping youth develop leadership skills and self esteem to money management - Seminole County's Extension Service offers a wealth of practical information for the citizens of our county. Review the Seminole County Extension Service Economic Impact study to see for yourself.