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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 - now by appointment only Call for appointment 321-697-3000
8:00am - 5:00pm

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Tips for Providing Your Horse with Greener Grass Year Round
  Is the grass greener on the other side of the fence? If you are interested in improving your pastures to be greener on your side of the fence, pasture management is the recommended practice for you. Pasture management is recommended to all horse owners to help improve pastures, provide adequate nutrition to your horse year-round, maximize your forage yield, minimize supplemental feed costs, save you money, minimize weeds from

11/15/2021

What's Going on in Florida

Big Opportunities for Small Food Businesses
Are you ready to make bank with your baking? Florida Cottage Food Law was just revised, expanding options for food entrepreneurs. Concurrently, new State laws for home-based businesses were also revised, making further allowances for at-home enterprises

07/02/2021

NFREC Quincy—100 Years of Service and Adaptation
It was the summer of 1978. I had just graduated with a BS degree in Agronomy from the Ohio State University

10/13/2021

Enhancing Your Scholarly Works Series – How to Report Team Efforts?
In a recent in-service-training, Scholarship in Extension 2.0 Virtual Workshop, the Central District Regional Specialized Agents (RSAs) and Associate District Extension Director (DED) reviewed program development implementation and evaluation, as well as the need for a “diversified scholarship portfolio” (Adams, et al, 2005)

11/05/2021

Purple Power: The Extraordinary Eggplant
Eggplant is generally underappreciated and underused in the American diet. It’s too bad; this versatile, very low-calorie vegetable can be used in a wide variety of delicious recipes

10/11/2021

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    Enhancing Your Scholarly Works Series – Electronic Data Information Source (EDIS)
    In a recent in-service-training, Scholarship in Extension 2.0 Virtual Workshop, the Central District Regional Specialized Agents (RSAs) and Associate District Extension Director (DED) reviewed program development implementation and evaluation, as well as the need for a “diversified scholarship portfolio” (Adams, et al, 2005)

    09/03/2021

    Backyard Chickens
    With increasing interest in homesteading and self-sufficiency in recent years, many people want livestock for food production. Chickens are a good option for small acreage, and some Florida cities even allow small flocks of hens in urban yards

    08/27/2021