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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? Staghorn Ferns
The Staghorn Fern is a member of the "Polypodiaceae" plant family, found throughout Florida primarily Central and South Florida. This particular plant can be startling due to how it grows in uncommon areas such as tree trunks, branches, and rocks


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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.


NFREC Quincy—100 Years of Service and Adaptation
It was the summer of 1978. I had just graduated with a BS degree in Agronomy from the Ohio State University


Enhancing Your Scholarly Works Series – Electronic Data Information Source (EDIS)
In a recent in-service-training, Scholarship in Extension 2.0 Virtual Workshop, the Central District Regional Specialized Agents (RSAs) and Associate District Extension Director (DED) reviewed program development implementation and evaluation, as well as the need for a “diversified scholarship portfolio” (Adams, et al, 2005)


WOW! 4-H Does That? STEM
What is STEM education and why is it so valuable? A U.S


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    WOW! 4-H Does That? Shooting Sports
    Why is teaching youth the proper way to handle firearms so important? Many people believe that 4-H should not have shooting sports programs. Over 1,000 children are killed by guns each year, and many more are injured


    WOW! 4-H Does That? Florida Agriculture in the Classroom (
    Why is agricultural education so valuable? AgAmerica Lending, (, commends organizations like FFA and 4-H because they are helping to ensure the future of American agriculture