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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.

Contact

volusia@ifas.ufl.edu
(386) 822-5778
3100 E. New York Avenue
DeLand, FL 32724

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Water Wednesday Recap – Hurricane Preparedness
The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. Are you prepared for this hurricane season? Last Water Wednesday, the Family Consumer Sciences Agents LuAnn Duncan in Sumter County and Lisa Hamilton in Volusia County gave us an informative talk about emergency water supplies

06/29/2020

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Walk in the Shoes of a Florida Farmer
Everyone has heard of farmer’s having a green thumb, but have you heard of them having a green toe? Well, with the right foot protection and support, they can avoid this less than appealing trait. Podiatrist Dr

05/14/2020

‘Around the World’ in the Kitchen
  Diversity and inclusion are critical concepts for youth to understand and put in practice (Tirell-Corbin, 2015). According to Skuza and Russo, youth come into contact more now than ever before with other cultures

05/12/2020

Feeling cooped up in quarantine? UF releases new guide to raising backyard chickens
In the early days of the pandemic, as bare grocery store shelves prompted concerns about the food supply, many became interested in producing more of their food at home. Some flocked to local agricultural feed stores in search of baby chicks that would grow up to produce eggs fresh from the backyard

07/09/2020

Hurricane Preparedness: Livestock and Horses
Many people depend on livestock and horses for their livelihood and for companionship. Due to their size and their transportation and shelter needs evacuating livestock can be a challenge

06/09/2020

County offers Funds to Support Small Businesses
Has your small business been impacted by COVD-19? If so, Volusia County has committed over $10 million to help support the small businesses who may qualify with emergency relief. To qualify for these funds your business cannot be a publicly-traded company or a tax-exempt organization

05/28/2020

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    ‘Around the World’ in the Kitchen
      Diversity and inclusion are critical concepts for youth to understand and put in practice (Tirell-Corbin, 2015). According to Skuza and Russo, youth come into contact more now than ever before with other cultures

    05/12/2020

    Garden Centers with Food Options
    Food Pays in UK Garden Centers In the United Kingdom, garden centers are diversified. Historically, loan institutions in the UK were wary of loaning money to seasonal business operations like plant sales, and Christmas trees

    12/02/2019