From energy conservation to raising better tomatoes and helping youngsters develop self-esteem, the University of Florida/Volusia County Extension offers a wealth of practical information for today’s families. Read more
The fifth annual conference promises to inform and inspire agricultural innovators. Join us Aug. 2 - 4 in Kissimmee for farm tours, a trade show, networking opportunities, live animal exhibits, hands-on workshops, and delicious locally grown food! Don’t miss this chance to learn more about farming and alternative enterprises such as beekeeping, hydroponics, grass-fed beef and more. You can interact with other farmers and industry professionals and get all your questions answered. Early bird registration discount is available. Register today at http://www.conference.ifas.ufl.edu/smallfarms/registration.html.
For more information, visit http://conference.ifas.ufl.edu/smallfarms/.
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Volusia County’s farm and ranch families produce a bounty of agricultural products, managing a large portion of our county's land base and serving as caretakers of our natural resources and diverse ecosystems. Read more
The Natural Resources Extension Program provides educational programs and information to Volusia County residents. Read more
Learn about residential, urban and commercial horticulture. Home gardeners and businesses can receive information and one-on-one consultation from the Extension's horticulture agents and master gardeners. Read more
Have a gardening/landscape question? Ask a Master Gardener. Master gardeners are volunteers who serve as "plant assistants" to residents who call the University of Florida Extension Service with gardening questions. Read more
Our Family and Consumer Sciences staff offers you information about health and nutrition, food safety, money management, home concerns, and many other topics. We provide research-based information and timely topics. Read more
For your information ... Home buying and maintenance guides, disaster preparedness information, how to become a Master Gardener, quarterly updates, newsletters and more. Read more
4-H is a youth education program that provides children and young adults ages 5 to 18 the opportunity to learn skills they need to be productive members of society, good citizens and leaders of tomorrow. Read more
This is the official electronic document library of UF/IFAS. To visit the University of Florida's IFAS Extension web page, go to www.solutionsforyourlife.com.