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This educational program of the University of Florida Extension informs homeowners on how they can be more environmentally friendly with their landscape practices, helping to protect Florida's natural environment for future generations.

EDIS website

This is the official electronic document library of UF/IFAS.

Florida Yards and Neighborhoods

Help keep our estuaries, rivers, lakes and aquifers healthy with this helpful guide to landscaping and maintaining your yard.

Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

This is the University of Florida's Food and Agricultural Sciences page.

Small Farms Alternative Enterprises

The website was developed to make small-farm information accessible in one location. Small farmers may be seeking information on getting started in farming or considering one of many alternative enterprises.

Solutions for Your Life

This is the University of Florida's IFAS Extension web page.

U.S. Extension Service Directory

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Congress created NIFA through the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008. NIFA replaced the former Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service.

Yardstick checklist: Does your yard measure up?

Florida Yards and Neighborhoods honors model landscapes as certified Florida yards. Find out if your yard measures up.

Sharon Gamble

West Volusia

Daytona Beach

New Smyrna Beach


Mission: The University of Florida/Volusia County Extension partners with communities to provide quality, relevant education and research-based expertise to foster healthy people, environments and economies.