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
4-H: Head, HEART, Hands, and Health
When people unfamiliar with 4-H are introduced to our organization, they may hear the name and see the clover emblem with an H on each of the four leaves and wonder “What do those H’s stand for?” Head, Heart, Hands, and Health are the four H’s in 4‑H, and they are the four values members work on through fun and engaging projects. As it is the month of February, I thought it was only fitting to focus on the "H" for "Heart
Pesticide Licenses–Ornamental & Turfgrass
The Ornamental and Turfgrass Pesticide Applicators License is for people who apply pesticides to lawns and ornamentals in parks, golf courses, athletic fields, and cemeteries. To obtain this license, pesticide applicators must pass both the Core General Standards Exam and the Ornamental and Turfgrass category exam
What's Going on in Florida
4-H, Pledge Your Hands to Larger Service with the Peanut Butter Challenge!
It’s the Peanut Butter Challenge Time! Peanut Butter Challenge Time! Peanut Butter Challenge Time! During the month of October, support people in need in your community and Florida’s peanut producers by generously donating to the Peanut Butter Challenge. 4-H members can dedicate their hands to larger service by collecting jars of unopened peanut butter, which will then go to local food pantries to help feed local
Prepare for Hurricane Ian
SEPT. 26, 2022 (10 AM) -- Hurricane Ian is approaching the Gulf of Mexico and is on a path to impact the west coast of Florida
Hurricane Season: Preparing The Inside of Your Home
Hurricane season is from June 1 to November 30, but storms can happen any time the weather conditions are right. Anticipating the arrival of a hurricane or any severe storm strikes fear and anxiety in the people in its path for a good reason
Simple Things You Can Do To Prepare For A Hurricane.
Hurricane Preparedness Most residents in Florida are very familiar with the word hurricane. How we choose to respond can range from excitement for the weather enthusiast to sheer dread at the thought of constant rain showers, high winds, downed power lines, trees and possible structural damage to your property or home
Peanut Butter Challenge 2022 – Spread the Word
Knock Knock. Who’s there? Peanut
Food Safety During Hurricane Season
With hurricane season well under way, it’s important to remember to plan ahead. When it comes to food, you want to be sure that it is stored safely in the event of a power outage