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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.

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

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

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Things you can do during a “Shelter-in-Place” Order: Enjoy farm-fresh produce
We need farm and food businesses to keep providing us with fresh foods. Local growers are taking extra precautions to reduce risks on their farms, and farm visitors have a responsibility to use safe practices too

03/30/2020

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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

Agritourism and COVID-19 Prevention
Many workplaces, schools, and social venues have been shut down. One thing remains: Everyone still needs to eat

03/23/2020

Show of Hands: Extension’s Role in the 2020 U.S. Census
Among the many parts of our lives that are complicated by COVID-19, add the U.S

03/30/2020

Home Gardening = Food Security
Gardening is a great way to get some exercise, relieve stress, eat healthier, and increase your food security. And while some of us have always enjoyed gardening, it’s great to see a whole new crop of gardeners is emerging as people find themselves spending more time at home

03/24/2020

Growing Tropical Squash in Florida
Local farming and home gardening is never more relevant than in times of emergency when food supply and distribution have the potential to become unstable. Those stuck at home can make the most of it and grow a great spring garden

03/23/2020

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    Agritourism and COVID-19 Prevention
    Many workplaces, schools, and social venues have been shut down. One thing remains: Everyone still needs to eat

    03/23/2020

    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