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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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2019 Foliage Trends and Color of the Year
Foliage Trends:  Tiki Culture and Rainforest Tiki culture once again continues to inspire in flowers and foliage trends in 2019 as it did in 2018. This hot style celebrates Monstera – Philodendron leaves in fabric decor, and accessories

07/30/2019

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Here is What’s Trending in Wineries
As the Baby Boomer generation ages, they are drinking less wine due to health reasons. So too, with the Millennial's

07/17/2019

Winter squash are nutritious and tasty
Winter squash Winter squash are hard-skinned edible members of the gourd family. In contrast to tender, young summer squash, winter squash are harvested at a mature stage when the skins have grown hard

10/12/2017

With UF/IFAS Extension, It’s Always Time to Learn
It’s August, and the long, hot days of summer are slowly beginning to wane. At the retail stores, beach balls and pool noodles are losing shelf space to notebooks and backpacks

08/08/2019

Get Your Teen a Florida Job! – Wages and Restrictions
Are you a teen looking for a summer job? There are a few legal limitations that you need to be aware of before applying. The Fair Labor Standards Act is the federal law controlling child labor

06/21/2019

How can Florida Agriculture influence what you buy?
Who do you trust when deciding what to buy? According to the recent ExpertVoice Consumer Trust Panel, when deciding what to buy, only 4% of consumers trust celebrity endorsements and only 7% trust sponsored athletes.  When a 500 consumer panel was surveyed, Eighty-three percent indicated that close relationships from friends and family members were trusted the more for recommendations followed by 52% from co-workers

08/24/2018

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    Winter squash are nutritious and tasty
    Winter squash Winter squash are hard-skinned edible members of the gourd family. In contrast to tender, young summer squash, winter squash are harvested at a mature stage when the skins have grown hard

    10/12/2017

    This Fruit is Anything But Sweet
    Mention fruit for dessert and you typically think of something sweet to end a savory meal. From apples to watermelon and most everything in between, but there are exceptions, and avocado is one of them

    10/06/2017