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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-12:00pm, 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.

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orange@ifas.ufl.edu
(407) 254-9200
6021 S. Conway Rd.
Orlando, FL 32812

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

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New Vegetable Gardener — Cool Season Vegetable Gardening in Central Florida
This is the second vegetable garden season of the year. It is the longest vegetable gardening season with almost five months of growing the easiest vegetables you will enjoy

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Peanut Butter Challenge
Join us in the Peanut Butter Challenge, a state-wide donation drive coordinated by UF/IFAS Extension faculty and volunteers to help feed those in need and support Florida’s peanut producers. Unopened jars will be accepted at 6021 South Conway Road through 11/25

10/15/2020

How To Effectively Disinfect A Private Drinking Well
Hurricanes bring excessive rain. When heavy rains bring flooding to an area, your private well may not be safe to drink

09/18/2020

Lynnette Jean Named Family Nutrition Program Associate Director
By Stella Harbilas Lynnette Jean has been named the new associate director for the UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program. She began her official duties July 10, 2020 “My focus in leading the Family Nutrition Program is on leveraging our strengths and expertise with those of our community partners,” said Jean

10/12/2020

Join Florida Lakewatch Today!
The Florida Lakewatch program has been around since 1986. It’s a program that trains volunteer to become citizen scientists

09/24/2020

My Dog is Eating Mushrooms in the Yard
Help! About two months ago wild mushrooms started popping up all over our back yard. We have lived in this house for 22 years and have never seen them before this year

09/21/2020

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    How To Effectively Disinfect A Private Drinking Well
    Hurricanes bring excessive rain. When heavy rains bring flooding to an area, your private well may not be safe to drink

    09/18/2020

    Disaster Preparation: Protecting Your Home
    As we see hurricane Laura's effects in the news, it's crucial to remain alert and prepare as hurricane season remains active and typically peaks in September. In fact, the National Weather Service recently revised its predictions for the 2020 Atlantic season, saying the region could see up to 25 named storms in an "extremely active" year

    09/01/2020