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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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Seasonal Shopping
The close of summer is near, but before it ends, we still get to enjoy some of our favorite summer fruits and vegetables like watermelon, cantaloupe, tomatoes and sweet corn. And then September brings a new season filled with all of our Florida fall favorites! Shopping seasonally can make your diet more healthy, add variety, and help you spend less at the store

08/28/2019

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Orange County Adopt-A-Tree
Trees are so cool! Not only do they provide shade and oxygen but many other benefits as well. From reducing energy use and improving water management to providing wildlife habitats and improved well-being for humans, trees are an important and necessary asset to our lives and communities

08/27/2019

2019 Telly Award Winner
Congratulations to Orange TV for winning the 2019 Bronze Telly Award for it's production of the Extension Solutions video program at the 40th Annual.

07/22/2019

Controlling insects naturally
Summer is the season… for checking landscape plants for insects before they devour your plants with their ravenous appetite.   Conservative estimates state there are over 12,000 species of insects in Florida, so it’s no wonder your hibiscus might look like it was the main course at an insect dinner party! Even though less than 1% of insects are truly ‘pests’, most people prefer to not see insects inside or outside

09/12/2019

Financial Woes During Life Transitions
As summer comes to an end, families transition into new stages in their lives. Some people are celebrating the birth of their first child, retirement, going back to school, relocating or at a new job

08/23/2019

Healthy Habits for Kids
Everyone wants kids to develop habits that lead to healthy lifestyles. Unfortunately, statistics show the current trend is toward less healthy children

07/31/2019

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    2019 Telly Award Winner
    Congratulations to Orange TV for winning the 2019 Bronze Telly Award for it's production of the Extension Solutions video program at the 40th Annual.

    07/22/2019

    Enjoy the Summer and Maintain a Healthy Homeflow
    Summer can be a fun time for families, but the transition from school to summer can also be a stressful one. If you have children, you most likely have the backpack filled with a stack of papers that came home the last week of school

    06/27/2019