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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

UF Students Compete as Finalists in National Product Development Baking Competition
A team of University of Florida food science and human nutrition graduate students have been selected as one of three college groups to compete as finalists for the nation’s most prominent scholarship competition for students pursuing careers in food technology and science, baking and culinary arts. The students will compete in the final round of the American Society of Baking (ASBE) Product Development Competition on March 1, 2020 at

01/16/2020

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