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SEMINOLE COUNTY

Volunteers (2013)

Number of volunteers 322

Hours worked 14,447

Dollar value of hours worked $325,780

UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County

250 W. County Home Rd.

Sanford, FL 32773-6189

407-665-5556

Director: Barbara Hughes

Email: bahughes@ufl.edu

Web: http://www.seminolecountyfl.gov/

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Quality

93%

Residents who used Extension services and

were satisfied with the service provided.

Effectiveness

87%

Clients who had an opportunity to use

the information received, and...

79%

Said it solved their problem or answered

their question.

77%

Clients who shared the information with

someone else.

Leverage

EXTENSION: Water quality/quantity; Food systems and the environ -

ment; Resource sustainability & conservation; Financial security;

STEM opportunities for 4-H youth; Healthy lifestyles

Giving (FY 2013)

Recent donors residing in county 8,935

FY 2013 donors residing in county 3,924

Gifts to UF from county residents $3,726,246

Gifts to IFAS from county residents $14,328

Funding (FY 2013)

State funds for Extension $623,719 (59%)

Federal funds for Extension $76,732 (7%)

County funds for Extension $361,528 (34%)

Client Satisfaction (2012)

Clientele Contacts (2013)

Field and office consultations 624

Participants at group learning events 11,747

Phone and email consultations 65,190

Educational materials created 181

Statewide Clientele Outcomes (2013)


Clients reporting an increase in knowledge or skill 88%


Clients reporting a change in behavior or attitude 74%


Clients adopting best practices resulting in societal,


economic, or environmental benefits to community 60%

Students and Alumni (Fall 2013)

UF students from county 1,124

CALS students from county 81

UF alumni residing in county 6,914

IFAS alumni residing in county 453

Economic Impacts (2011)

Agricultural and related industries generate

40,619

jobs (17.18% of total) in

Seminole County.

$2.01

billion in revenues.

11.4%

contribution to gross regional product.

Based on an annual UF study

to the community.

$1 invested in agricultural research

and extension, there is a return of

$10 Based on a 2007 USDA study

It is estimated that for every