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UF/IFAS Extension Orange County has resumed operations on a limited basis from 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday. Appointments are required by calling 407-254-9200. Temperature check and completion of COVID-19 questionnaire are required for entry. Face masks are required and social distancing will be observed at all times. Meetings of 10 or less only. 

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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

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

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Are You on a Financial Roller Coaster Caused by the Pandemic?
The coronavirus pandemic has been like a roller coaster of change. For millions of Americans, the economic effects of the pandemic have been devastating, with millions of people suffering from job losses and threats of eviction

04/06/2021

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UF/IFAS Extension Orange County “Safely Resuming Operations”
Beginning on Monday, June 1, 2020, the Orange County Extension Education Center, 6021 S. Conway Road will SAFELY resume operations on a limited basis from 8:00am – Noon, Monday - Friday

05/21/2020

Harvesting and Preparing Kale from the Garden
Authors: Naima Ibrahim, Tiare Silvasy, Virgilia Zabala Kale (Brassica oleracea L.) is a dark-green leafy vegetable and cool season crop that’s planting season is close to an end

03/01/2021

Squirrels are People, Too
Rebekah Heppner, Master Gardener Volunteer Trainee I inherited my appreciation of nature from my father. I don’t know if he loved bees and butterflies as much as I do, but he definitely loved birds

04/01/2021

Becoming Friends with Beets 
Authors: Naima Ibrahim, Virgilia Zabala  Beets (Beta vulgaris) are root vegetables with a distinct red-purple hue that are chock full of nutrients and easy to grow in a Florida garden. To do so, simply begin by planting seeds during October and continue to do so every 3 weeks until February (UF IFAS Gardening Solutions, 2018)

03/29/2021

Take Everything Personal
Often times in the workplace, one may hear statements like “that’s not my responsibility” or “sorry, but that is not in my job description.” I know that I have said things similar in my early years of Cooperative Extension

03/03/2021

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    Harvesting and Preparing Kale from the Garden
    Authors: Naima Ibrahim, Tiare Silvasy, Virgilia Zabala Kale (Brassica oleracea L.) is a dark-green leafy vegetable and cool season crop that’s planting season is close to an end

    03/01/2021

    Heart Smart
    Taking care of your heart can be one of the most important health choices you make in your lifetime. Choosing heart healthy foods and leading an active lifestyle are two very important actions that you can take to living a long, healthy life

    02/26/2021