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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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Limit Screen Time
Screens are everywhere and most daily activities involve using a screen of one type or another. To that end, children are no exception

10/25/2018

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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

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

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

Savings Tricks & Treats
Halloween is that time of year when the weather cools down and families are out and about enjoying fall festivals, farmers markets and pumpkin patches. Parents often go crazy searching for unique costumes, decorations, and an assorted variety of candy in preparation for different Halloween events

10/24/2018

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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    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