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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.

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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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Cool Season Vegetables — November in the Garden
Since September you have been growing warm season vegetables and now it is time to add cool season vegetables to the garden. Temperatures are starting to drop and the production of the warm season vegetables is slowing for the same reason

10/10/2018

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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

Yard to Table: Cutting Celery
I don’t use celery very often, and I hate having to buy a whole bunch of it to get a stalk or two for a recipe. Luckily, I found the solution at a local plant sale - cutting celery! Cutting celery, also called leaf celery or Chinese celery, is pretty much like regular celery but in miniature form

08/02/2018

Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people

10/04/2018

Did You Know We Have a YouTube Channel?
Did you know we have a YouTube Channel? We do, and it's filled with videos on a variety of topics presented by our experts here at the UF/IFAS Extension Orange County. Our info is research based from the University of Florida so you can count on it to be accurate and timely

09/28/2018

Orange County 4-H Kick-Off
Join us for the 4-H Kick-Off The Orange County 4-H program welcomes you to join us on October 6, 2018 from 9:00 to noon at the UF/IFAS Orange County Extension Education Center for the Annual 4-H Kick-Off event. 4-H Clubs are invited to set up stations where new families can learn about 4-H and how to get involved

09/21/2018

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    Yard to Table: Cutting Celery
    I don’t use celery very often, and I hate having to buy a whole bunch of it to get a stalk or two for a recipe. Luckily, I found the solution at a local plant sale - cutting celery! Cutting celery, also called leaf celery or Chinese celery, is pretty much like regular celery but in miniature form

    08/02/2018

    Designing Colorful Summer Containers
    An easy way to add color to an entryway or patio is with a container full of flowers. You can get ready made combos at the garden center, but making your own lets you choose plants that can survive our challenging summer weather

    06/26/2018