Extension Cord

Extension Cord

By Taylor Clem
Extension Cord is brought to you by the University of Florida IFAS Extension Alachua County, where we plug-in and bring IFAS Extension to life.

Join us as we discuss special topics in Alachua County by speaking with Master Gardener Volunteers, researchers, specialists, and community members contributing wonderful impacts to our community.
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Summer Vegetable Gardening w/ Master Gardener Scott
Alachua County's hot and humid summers may make vegetable gardening seem like an impossible task. Join Dr. Taylor Clem and Master Gardener Volunteer Scott Schuppie as they socially-distance themselves and discuss summer vegetable gardening. Topics include plant selection, green manures, nematode management, and a couple of other topics.  Resources: UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Florida Vegetable Gardening Guide  Introduction to Soil Solarization Cover Crops and Green Manure for Your Garden Follow Us: YouTube: UF IFAS Extension Alachua County Facebook: UF IFAS Extension Alachua County Master Gardeners If you would like to reach out to any of the agents, feel free to send them an email or call our county extension office at (352)955-2402: https://directory.ifas.ufl.edu/searchdir?pageID=7&UnitCode=A11&Display=Standard&m=0 Music Credit: Summer Night by LiQWYD
34:42
May 15, 2020
Florida's Best Kept Secret, Part II
UF/IFAS Extension is sometimes referred to as Florida's best-kept secret. Although we don't want to be a secret, our programs benefit every Floridian. Join us on this podcast episode as we meet UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County's different extension agents. In Part II of the episode, we speak with Dr. Kevin Korus and Dr. Tatiana Sanchez. Kevin is the county's Agriculture and Natural Resources agent and Tatiana is the Commercial Horticulture Agent. UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County: https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/alachua/ Agriculture and Natural Resources: https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/alachua/agriculture--natural-resources/ Commercial Horticulture: https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/alachua/commercial-horticulture/ If you would like to reach out to any of the agents, feel free to send them an email or call our county extension office at (352)955-2402: https://directory.ifas.ufl.edu/searchdir?pageID=7&UnitCode=A11&Display=Standard&m=0 Music Credit: Summer Night by LiQWYD
28:44
April 15, 2020
Florida's Best Kept Secret, Part I
UF/IFAS Extension is sometimes referred to as Florida's best-kept secret. Although we don't want to be a secret, our programs benefit every Floridian. Join us on this podcast episode as we meet UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County's different extension agents. In Part I of the episode we speak with Dr. Cindy Sanders the county's extension director and livestock agent. We also speak with Martha Maddox, the county' Family and Consumer Science Agent and our wonderful 4-H Team, Amanda Pittman and Mary Lee Sale. UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County: https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/alachua/ Livestock: https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/alachua/livestock/ Family & Consumer Sciences: https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/alachua/family--consumer-sciences/ 4-H: https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/alachua/4-h/ If you would like to reach out to any of the agents, feel free to send them an email or call our county extension office at (352)955-2402: https://directory.ifas.ufl.edu/searchdir?pageID=7&UnitCode=A11&Display=Standard&m=0 Music Credit: Summer Night by LiQWYD
28:05
April 15, 2020
Food Safety w/ Martha Maddox
During a time of heightened anxiety related to COVID-19, UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County's Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, Martha Maddox called into to Extension Cord to discuss food safety. As we visit the grocery store and practice social distancing, Martha wants us to be prepared and knowledgable as we select, store, and prepare our food.  We're all in this together, but if you have any questions, feel free to reach out to UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County. If you would like to reach out to Martha Maddox with any questions about food safety, you may email her at mmaddox@ufl.edu. Music Credit: Summer Night by LiQWYD
27:04
March 31, 2020
Extension Cord Preview
Join me, Dr. Taylor Clem and other extension agents with UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County, as we discuss special topics by speaking with Master Gardener Volunteers, researchers, specialists, and community members who are contributing wonderful impacts to our community. Whether you are interested in horticulture, agriculture, water, or food, plug into our monthly podcast to discover new ideas, new discoveries, and new solutions for your life. Remember to follow our podcast on your favorite platform to receive notification of our inaugural episode on April 18th. In the meantime, reach out to UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County for any questions, tips, or support. So remember to tune-in and plug-in with what’s happening in Alachua County, this is Extension Cord. Music Credit: Summer Night by LiQWYD
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March 24, 2020