Program Development & Evaluation Center

Initiative & Priority Work Group Team Pages

The statewide Initiatives and Priority Work Groups represent the current organizational structure for all Extension activities. For more information, see the Extension Roadmap.

Click on the Initiatives and Priority Work Groups below to visit the team's page. Contact the team leads (team members listed in bold) if you would like to join a team.

  1. Agriculture/Horticulture
    Increasing the sustainability, profitability, and competitiveness of agricultural and horticultural enterprises.
    1. Sustainability of production systems and alternatives
    2. Farm economics, entrepreneurship, and management
    3. Citizen awareness of food systems and the environment
  2. Water
    Enhancing and protecting water quality, quantity and supply.
    1. Water conservation
    2. Water quality
    3. Public awareness of water issues
  3. Natural Resources
    Enhancing and conserving Florida's natural resources and environmental quality.
    1. Informed community decision making
    2. Natural resources operations and invasive species
    3. Environmental literacy and sustainability
  4. Energy
    Producing and conserving traditional and alternative forms of energy.
    1. Conservation practices and efficiency improvement
    2. Alternative energy solutions
    3. Community capacity development
  5. Individual and Family Development
    Empowering individuals and families to build healthy lives and achieve social and economic success.
    1. Health and Wellness
    2. Family Resource Management
    3. Nutrition and Food Systems
  6. Community Development
    Strengthening urban and rural community resources and economic development.
    1. Economic development and entrepreneurship
    2. Community capacity building
    3. Public policy education
  7. 4-H Youth
    Preparing youth to be responsible citizens and productive members of the workforce.
    1. Youth development
    2. Developing organizational and volunteer systems to support youth development