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Beginning June 1, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County will begin to safely resume 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 strongly encouraged 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.

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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New Vegetable Gardener — Greens in the Cool Season Garden
Greens are a mainstay in the Florida Cool Season garden. Leafy greens are nutritious as well as bountiful in a well maintained vegetable garden

11/24/2020

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Bring Home Hydroponics for the Holidays!
Interested in growing your own? Need a gift for the green thumb? Give the gift that keeps on giving, or harvest your own homegrown hydroponic lettuce for your holiday meal! Join UF/IFAS Extension to learn about options for growing food in urban areas and how to deal with the pests that want to eat it, too! Not only will you learn, you will build your own hydroponic lettuce bucket with the kit you will pick up the week before class, which.

11/03/2020

Peanut Butter Lovers!
Calling all peanut butter lovers! What is it about the savory snack that keeps us smacking for more? If you are working in landscapes all day, consider making a peanut butter sandwich for your daily lunch for less than $1 per sandwich! The peanutty flavor is yummy to most. More so, peanut butter is full of plant based protein with over 7 grams per 2 tablespoons! That is the same as about 2 ounces of meat

11/03/2020

Home-grown lettuce for the holidays
Set it and forget it…until the holidays. UF/IFAS Extension will teach you how to grow greens just in time to serve at your holiday meal

11/18/2020

Holiday Treats to Feel Good About
January 1st, 2020. More than 51% of Americans started the year, as they have many others, with the New Year’s Resolution to “eat healthier” (Buchholz, 2019)

11/20/2020

Home-grown lettuce for the holidays
Set it and forget it…until the holidays. UF/IFAS Extension will teach you how to grow greens just in time to serve at your holiday meal

11/18/2020

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    Peanut Butter Lovers!
    Calling all peanut butter lovers! What is it about the savory snack that keeps us smacking for more? If you are working in landscapes all day, consider making a peanut butter sandwich for your daily lunch for less than $1 per sandwich! The peanutty flavor is yummy to most. More so, peanut butter is full of plant based protein with over 7 grams per 2 tablespoons! That is the same as about 2 ounces of meat

    11/03/2020

    Blood Drive
    UF/IFAS Extension Orange County is hosting a Blood Drive on November 11, from 10am-3pm! Look for The Big Red Bus at 6021 S. Conway Rd, Orlando, FL 32812

    11/02/2020