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UF/IFAS Extension
Volusia County

UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County is a partnership between State, Federal and County governments for the purpose of providing scientific knowledge and expertise to the public.

Contact

volusia@ifas.ufl.edu
(386) 822-5778
3100 E. New York Avenue
DeLand, FL 32724

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Winter squash are nutritious and tasty
Winter squash Winter squash are hard-skinned edible members of the gourd family. In contrast to tender, young summer squash, winter squash are harvested at a mature stage when the skins have grown hard

10/12/2017

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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

Juice … Not Just Another Beverage
Don’t be fooled when it comes to choosing your drink. There is a big nutrition difference between juice and other beverages

09/19/2017

Sanjay Shukla and UF/IFAS Extension Innovation
Innovation has long been a value embedded in UF/IFAS Extension programming. From our first days over a century ago to what we are delivering today, Extension faculty have been committed to using technology and innovation in the delivery of educational programs

06/25/2018

This Fruit is Anything But Sweet
Mention fruit for dessert and you typically think of something sweet to end a savory meal. From apples to watermelon and most everything in between, but there are exceptions, and avocado is one of them

10/06/2017

Enjoying Fresh Fruit ~ Ripen On its Own or Ripen at Home?
Have you ever purchased fresh fruit, expecting it to ripen at home, and it never does? Perhaps you bought a pint of strawberries and noticed a few green ones at the bottom of the container. Well, no matter how long you wait, those green strawberries will never turn red and juicy

09/20/2017

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    Juice … Not Just Another Beverage
    Don’t be fooled when it comes to choosing your drink. There is a big nutrition difference between juice and other beverages

    09/19/2017

    Emergency savings
    Emergency savings can help cover expenses Building an emergency savings fund is a difficult but necessary task for many families. Having an emergency savings fund may be the most important distinction between those who manage to stay afloat and those who are sinking financially

    08/19/2017