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UF/IFAS Extension
Orange County

The Smith/Lever Act of 1914 established the Cooperative Extension Service (Orange County - February 23, 1914). Since then, numerous Extension professionals have dedicated their lives to help identify county needs and develop results oriented programs to help solve those needs.

Contact

orange@ifas.ufl.edu
(407) 254-9200
6021 S. Conway Rd.
Orlando, FL 32812

Hours

Monday - Friday
8a.m. - 5p.m.
Plant Clinic Monday - Friday 8a.m. - Noon; 1p.m. - 5p.m.

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Holiday Shopping Survival Guide: 10 Tips to Keep the Holiday Fun and Avoid Extra Holiday Debt
The holidays are here! Some people plan and shop for the upcoming festivities throughout the year, while others prefer to shop last minute. Whatever your style, it’s likely you’ll utilize online or mobile shopping to get at least some of the job done

11/30/2018

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Bone UP with Strong Bodies
Strong Bodies is a 12 week weight training program designed specifically to improve the health of residents by preventing or reducing their risk of chronic diseases like osteoporosis, high blood pressure, and diabetes.  Strong Bodies has been proven to help individuals improve arthritis symptoms, sleep quality, energy levels, and  bone density

08/14/2018

Savings Tricks & Treats
Halloween is that time of year when the weather cools down and families are out and about enjoying fall festivals, farmers markets and pumpkin patches. Parents often go crazy searching for unique costumes, decorations, and an assorted variety of candy in preparation for different Halloween events

10/24/2018

Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people

10/04/2018

Yard to Table – Sugar Snap Peas
My favorite fall crop is also one of the easiest - sugar snap peas! True garden peas are difficult to grow in Florida, but sugar snaps couldn’t be easier. Pair the plump pods with cool weather broccoli, and let stir fry season begin! There are several varieties of sugar snaps that range from four to six foot vines

11/16/2018

Limit Screen Time
Screens are everywhere and most daily activities involve using a screen of one type or another. To that end, children are no exception

10/25/2018

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    Savings Tricks & Treats
    Halloween is that time of year when the weather cools down and families are out and about enjoying fall festivals, farmers markets and pumpkin patches. Parents often go crazy searching for unique costumes, decorations, and an assorted variety of candy in preparation for different Halloween events

    10/24/2018

    Did You Know We Have a YouTube Channel?
    Did you know we have a YouTube Channel? We do, and it's filled with videos on a variety of topics presented by our experts here at the UF/IFAS Extension Orange County. Our info is research based from the University of Florida so you can count on it to be accurate and timely

    09/28/2018