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UF/IFAS Extension
Orange County

The Smith/Lever Act of 1914 established the Cooperative Extension Service (Orange County - February 23, 1914). Since then, numerous Extension professionals have dedicated their lives to help identify county needs and develop results oriented programs to help solve those needs.

Contact

orange@ifas.ufl.edu
(407) 254-9200
6021 S. Conway Rd.
Orlando, FL 32812

Hours

Monday - Friday
8a.m. - 5p.m.
Plant Clinic Monday - Friday 8a.m. - Noon; 1p.m. - 5p.m.

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Warm up for Winter
Winter in Central Florida is here; warm up with some healthy food and beverage choices. Though most days are quite comfortable with day time high temperatures averaging in the 70s, we can still experience a few days of chilly weather and nights accompanied by frost

12/10/2019

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Orange County Adopt-A-Tree Program
Trees are so cool! Not only do they provide shade and oxygen but many other benefits as well. From reducing energy use and improving water management to providing wildlife habitats and improved well-being for humans, trees are an important and necessary asset to our lives and communities

10/15/2019

Financial Woes During Life Transitions
As summer comes to an end, families transition into new stages in their lives. Some people are celebrating the birth of their first child, retirement, going back to school, relocating or at a new job

08/23/2019

CALS Graduating Student Profile: Marlena Moore
Marlena Moore always wanted to be a part of agriculture. With an affinity for numbers, majoring in food and resource economics was a perfect fit

12/11/2019

The New Nutrition Facts Label
Eating healthy starts with buying healthy foods. When buying your groceries, you can use the Nutrition Facts label on packaged foods to help find the best food choice

10/21/2019

Prevent Falls In Your Home
Is your home a safe haven or a trap for accidents? An unsecured carpet or cluttered areas in your home can put your loved ones at risk of falling. In addition to physical strain, a fall can also contribute to financial strain

09/27/2019

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    Financial Woes During Life Transitions
    As summer comes to an end, families transition into new stages in their lives. Some people are celebrating the birth of their first child, retirement, going back to school, relocating or at a new job

    08/23/2019

    Healthy Habits for Kids
    Everyone wants kids to develop habits that lead to healthy lifestyles. Unfortunately, statistics show the current trend is toward less healthy children

    07/31/2019