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.
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the 100-year history of the University of Florida IFAS Extension.
The Smith-Lever Act, passed in 1914, established the Cooperative Extension Service and provides federal funds for
cooperative extension activities through the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Economic impact of agriculture and natural resources in
Volusia County [PDF]
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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 available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday to answer questions and
help you diagnose plant problems. Call 386-822-5778 or visit them at the Volusia County Agricultural Center, 3100
E. New York Ave., DeLand. 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
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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.
May 23 @10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Home gardeners can get two for one on Saturday, May 23, at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. At 10
a.m. Howard Jeffries will hold a free plant clinic to answer gardening questions. Residents are invited to bring
their plants for a quick diagnosis and care plan. At 1 p.m. Jeffries wi...
June 1 @10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Bring your plants to the Master Gardener Plant Clinic at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St. Volusia
County’s master gardeners diagnose their ills and tell you how to make them feel better. Visit the county's
horticulture Facebook page at UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County U...
June 5 @8:30 am to 3:30 pm
The University of Florida/Volusia County Extension will offer a Green Industries Best Management Practices Workshop
from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 5, at the Senior Center, 3048 S. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach Shores. The
workshop is designed to provide training to corporate, governmenta...
June 9 @2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Bring your sick plants to the Master Gardener Plant Clinic at the Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City
Center Circle. Volusia County’s master gardeners diagnose their ills and tell you how to make them feel better.
Visit the county's horticulture Facebook page at https://www...
June 11 @1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Master Gardener Howard Jeffries will share information about hobby greenhouses in DeBary Hall’s stable, 198 Sunrise
Blvd. Reservations are not required. For more information call 386-668-3840. Learn more about DeBary
Hall at www.debaryhall.com. Visit the county's horticulture Fa...
June 13 @10:00 am to 11:30 am
Master Gardener Howard Jeffries will explain how to care for palm trees in your landscape during a free program in
DeBary Hall’s stable, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Reservations are not required. For more information call 386-668-3840.
Learn more about DeBary Hall at www.debaryhall.com. V...
June 16 @1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Bring your plants to the Master Gardener Plant Clinic at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie
Freeway. Master gardeners from the UF/IFAS Volusia County Extension will troubleshoot your roots and answer
your questions. For more information, call the library at 386-42...
June 17 @9:00 am to 11:00 am
Master Gardeners Carole Alderman and Jane Holcomb will answer gardening questions at Sugar Mill Gardens, 950 Sugar
Mill Road, Port Orange. For more information, call the University of Florida/Volusia County Extension at
386-767-1735. Visit the county's horticulture Facebook page at UF/IFAS Ext...
June 18 @8:20 am to 4:00 pm
The University of Florida/Volusia County Extension will offer pesticide instruction and testing for ornamental and
turf applicators at the Volusia County Agricultural Center, 3100 E. New York Ave., DeLand. The class will be from
8:20 a.m. to noon. Thursday, June 18. Participants may stay after th...
June 25 @1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Master Gardener Howard Jeffries will explain how to operate and maintain your irrigation system during a free
program in DeBary Hall’s stable, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Reservations are not required. For more information call
386-668-3840. Learn more about DeBary Hall at www.debary...
July 6 to 10th
Florida 4-H will host a residential summer camp for youth between 8 and 13 from July 6 to 10 at 4-H Camp
Ocala in the Ocala National Forest. Activities will include archery, fishing, swimming, campfires, arts and crafts,
and outdoor games. Cabins are air-conditioned and have bathrooms. ...
July 20 @9:00 am to 4:00 pm
The University of Florida/Volusia County Extension will host a Junior Master Gardener Day Camp for students in
grades three through seven from July 20 to 24 at the Volusia County Agricultural Center, 3100 E. New York Ave.,
DeLand. The $50 fee includes materials; children should bring a bagged lunch....