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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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Hurricane-Resistant Trees
Trees felled by hurricanes cause tremendous damage. They bring down power lines, destroy property, and injure humans

02/21/2018

What's Going on in Florida

FIT Wellness Series
FIT - Forever Improving Through - Wellness Series is a 6-week series that combines education, hands-on activities, and practical application to your personal health. Since its inception in 2015, participants have seen great results, including a 6-10 pound weight loss, lower blood pressure and A1c, and more energy and confidence

04/17/2018

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

UF/IFAS Extension Women Are Making History Every Day
March is Women’s History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the contribution and accomplishments of women across all aspects of our lives. At UF/IFAS Extension, women play critical roles in every program area, in every county across the state

03/15/2018

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