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UF/IFAS Extension
Osceola County

UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County is a partnership between the University Of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, The United States Department of Agriculture, and Osceola County Government.

Contact

ci.gonzalez@ufl.edu
(321) 697-3000
1921 Kissimmee Valley Lane
Kissimmee, FL 34744-6107

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

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Start Saving Small
One of the myths of saving money is the thought that we don’t have enough money to save. To change your mindset I would like you to think you can save money and you will make it your goal to pay yourself first

02/10/2018

What's Going on Near You

Osceola County 4-H Horse Show
Come support the Osceola County 4-H Horse Program by attending the Osceola County 4-H Horse Show! See 4-H members compete in English, Western, Ranch and Speed Events. The Osceola County 4-H Horse Show will begin at 9:00 am on March 4th at the Lake X arena in St

02/11/2018

Food Safety at the Fair
County Fair time is upon us! Some look forward to the rides, some look forward to the food, others look forward to the cute animals. Whatever draws you in, no doubt you'll probably participate in at least two of the three activities

01/29/2018

State Fair offers more than the Midway
The Florida State Fair opens February 8 and runs through the 19th at the state fairgrounds in Tampa, Florida. The first state fair was held in 1904 on the grounds of what is now the University of Tampa

02/07/2018

Planning What To Do With Your Tax Refund
It is the time of the year for all of us to start filing our tax return form and also think about what to do if you are receiving a tax refund. This year deadline is April 17th, 2018

02/09/2018

Do You Know Your Cholesterol Numbers?
If you get an annual physical, you probably get blood work done as well. Among the results, you will find your cholesterol numbers labeled as Total Cholesterol, LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides

01/29/2018

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    Food Safety at the Fair
    County Fair time is upon us! Some look forward to the rides, some look forward to the food, others look forward to the cute animals. Whatever draws you in, no doubt you'll probably participate in at least two of the three activities

    01/29/2018

    Munchable Lunchables
    Do you find yourself at work hungry and there are no healthy snacks in sight?! You're trying to make healthy choices, but you're surrounded by cookies and chips! Don't worry! Having healthy snacks around is not hard, nor does it have to be boring. Snacking between meals is a good habit; it helps keep your metabolism happy and avoid those meal-time binges

    01/29/2018