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.

(321) 697-3000
1921 Kissimmee Valley Lane
Kissimmee, FL 34744-6107


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

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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


What's Going on Near You

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


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


CALS Graduating Student Profile: Charles Bogner
Charles Bogner had an interest in biology, medicine, and anatomy growing up. He began his undergraduate studies as a biology major, but soon discovered his true passion: microbiology


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


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


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


    Surprising Ways Nature can Improve your Health
    You’re at a local park. The sun is shining and there’s a gentle breeze