UF/IFAS Extension Orange County provides education and information to residents and businesses through workshops, publications, and mass media in the areas of family life, youth development, natural resources, horticulture, and agriculture. Current classes/events are listed on our events calendar.
6021 S. Conway Rd.
Orlando, FL 32812
Success Story: Flip My Florida Yard
Flip My Florida Yard is a TV series created in partnership with Crawford Entertainment, Florida Department of Environmental Protection and University of Florida/IFAS Florida-Friendly Landscaping program. The show is filmed in locations throughout Florida
Surviving Your First Bull Sale
So you’re a new cattle producer and you’ve listened to many different resources (including your local Extension Agent) say that the fastest way to increase the genetic potential of your herd is through your bull. That makes sense, since the bull will provide 50% of the genetic material to upwards of 50 calves, and a cow can only provide 50% of the genetic material to 1 calf
What's Going on in Florida
Farm-City Week Breakfast
Here in Extension, we believe in the spirit of the farm. For over 100 years we have been assisting farmers and ranchers, homeowners and organizations grow food
NFREC Quincy—100 Years of Service and Adaptation
It was the summer of 1978. I had just graduated with a BS degree in Agronomy from the Ohio State University
Are Rock Yards Florida-Friendly?
A Rock Yard is Not Florida-Friendly Rocks increase heat and can stress plants and increase plant pests and disease. They are usually imported from other states
Palms for Central Florida
Why Palms for the Central Florida landscape? The real question here might be, “Why not palms for the Central Florida landscape?” Palms provide a geographic aesthetic that separates Floridian gardening and landscaping from much of the rest of the country. These emblematic and evergreen cousins of grass are what people up north dream about while shoveling snow from their frigid driveways bereft of life
Reaching Your 4-H Goals
Time to Get Going on those 4-H Goals Last year at this time, I wrote a blog about setting S.M
Water Wednesday Preview: Urban Agriculture
This month Water Wednesday will feature Urban Agriculture! What is Urban Agriculture? According to U.S