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UF/IFAS Extension
Volusia County

UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County is a partnership between State, Federal and County governments for the purpose of providing scientific knowledge and expertise to the public.

(386) 822-5778
3100 E. New York Avenue
DeLand, FL 32724


Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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What’s Growing On? Submitting Quality Plant Samples
Plant samples are the most efficient way to detect disease and pest issues. Plant samples will display infection symptoms on fruit, leaves, stems, and roots that coincide with a specific disease and/or pest


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Irrigation Orientation – A Webinar Series for Florida Homeowners
Are you frustrated that with all the energy and money devoted to your yard, you still have patchy turfgrass or weed spots? Or you are spending too much money to keep your grass green? Did you know.


The View from Two Months In
Hello all, and welcome to a brand new year! I’ve been Dean of UF/IFAS Extension now for a little over two months. When I first started, I received a piece of advice from SVP Scott Angle: “Above all, just have fun!” he told me


Walk in the Shoes of a Floridian Grower – Survey Results
Podophobia - fear of feet. This phobia is rarely so severe that it should require specialist help


Volusia County FMNP Upland Systems Course
Volusia County is a natural wonderland and is home to a vast array of biodiversity and aesthetically pleasing habitats. Inland, Volusia County has conservation lands which are part of a statewide effort to provide a wildlife corridor and natural habitat where bear, deer and other wildlife live and thrive in the wild


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    What’s Growing On?: Submitting Quality Soil Samples
    The purpose of plant and soil sampling is to identify what nutrients are prevalent or lacking that the plant or soil may need to thrive. Plant infection can be a result of diseases, pests, lack of nutrients from soils, and simply being planted in the wrong place


    Livestock producers know that the health and abundance of a quality forage can directly affect the health and productivity of their livestock. Thus, livestock producers often think of themselves as “forage farmers” because they spend a large amount of time and resources growing and managing forages