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UF/IFAS Extension
Osceola County

UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County is a partnership between the University Of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, The United States Department of Agriculture, and Osceola County Government.

Contact

ci.gonzalez@ufl.edu
(321) 697-3000
1921 Kissimmee Valley Lane
Kissimmee, FL 34744-6107

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

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Trouble Sticking to your New Year’s Resolution? Look to Nature
Happy New Year! Have you set goals or resolutions for 2020? Whether your resolution is to focus on your health, spend more time with family and friends, or try a new hobby, there are many ways to incorporate nature to help achieve your goals. Health Many of us have goals to focus on our health in 2020

01/14/2020

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Is it OK to plant a veggie garden now?
Is it OK to plant a veggie garden now?  The answer is Yes, as long as you stick to the winter crops.  Some of the best ones for now are broccoli, cabbage, carrots, and many others

10/14/2019

Heat stress: What you need to know
(Graphic: Illustrates average annual temperatures in Florida 1895-2018.) Heat-related illnesses are rising in Florida due to increasing temperatures in recent years

08/13/2019

Stand Up & Holler for UF/IFAS!
It's Gator Nation Giving Day! When you give to UF/IFAS, you partner with a network of faculty, students and volunteers who are creating positive and lasting change in Florida and beyond. “Stand up and holler” for the UF/IFAS program that means the most to you! This year we have some

02/20/2020

Diabetes Involves The Family
World Diabetes Day is November 14th, and this year's theme relates to diabetes and the family. Anyone who lives with diabetes knows that it's not a personal struggle, although it sometimes may feel like it

11/13/2019

A Candy-less Halloween
Halloween without candy? Ask kids of a certain age, and they would say "unthinkable!". Actually, they might groan/cry/whine at the thought of not getting candy for Halloween

10/16/2019

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    Heat stress: What you need to know
    (Graphic: Illustrates average annual temperatures in Florida 1895-2018.) Heat-related illnesses are rising in Florida due to increasing temperatures in recent years

    08/13/2019

    Pack Your Food (Safety) When Traveling
    Summer is coming.

    06/03/2019