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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.

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

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Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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How To Effectively Disinfect A Private Drinking Well
Hurricanes bring excessive rain. When heavy rains bring flooding to an area, your private well may not be safe to drink

09/18/2020

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Walk in the Shoes of a Florida Farmer
Everyone has heard of farmer’s having a green thumb, but have you heard of them having a green toe? Well, with the right foot protection and support, they can avoid this less than appealing trait. Podiatrist Dr

05/14/2020

Hurricane Preparedness: Livestock and Horses
Many people depend on livestock and horses for their livelihood and for companionship. Due to their size and their transportation and shelter needs evacuating livestock can be a challenge

06/09/2020

Lynnette Jean Named Family Nutrition Program Associate Director
By Stella Harbilas Lynnette Jean has been named the new associate director for the UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program. She began her official duties July 10, 2020 “My focus in leading the Family Nutrition Program is on leveraging our strengths and expertise with those of our community partners,” said Jean

10/12/2020

What Should I Do After My Drinking Well Is Flooded?
Hurricanes are one of nature’s most powerful storms. They produce strong winds, storm surge flooding, and heavy rainfall

08/06/2020

Water Wednesday Recap – Hurricane Preparedness
The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. Are you prepared for this hurricane season? Last Water Wednesday, the Family Consumer Sciences Agents LuAnn Duncan in Sumter County and Lisa Hamilton in Volusia County gave us an informative talk about emergency water supplies

06/29/2020

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    Hurricane Preparedness: Livestock and Horses
    Many people depend on livestock and horses for their livelihood and for companionship. Due to their size and their transportation and shelter needs evacuating livestock can be a challenge

    06/09/2020

    ‘Around the World’ in the Kitchen
      Diversity and inclusion are critical concepts for youth to understand and put in practice (Tirell-Corbin, 2015). According to Skuza and Russo, youth come into contact more now than ever before with other cultures

    05/12/2020