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UF/IFAS Extension
Alachua County

The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is a partnership between the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners, University of Florida/IFAS, & the United States Dept. of Agriculture. Current programs offered are listed on the events calendar.

Contact

alachua@ifas.ufl.edu
(352) 955-2402
106 SW 140th Terrace, Suite 3
Jonesville, FL 32669

Hours

MONDAY - FRIDAY (Closed to the public - by appointment only.)
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Delicious Gift Ideas
Homemade gifts are the BEST!   If you are wondering what to get someone why not make a delicious basket full of mixes!  Be sure to attach a recipe card to each of the mixes explaining how to use the mix.  These mixes could make a quick meal on a cold day, a snack during a movie, breakfast, or a plate of cookies

12/16/2020

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UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Groundbreaking
On October 15, 2020 the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County broke ground for their new Extension office to be built at the Alachua County Ag & Equestrian Center, Newberry, FL. "It has been a long road with some bumps along the way," said UF/IFAS Extension Director, Dr

11/10/2020

Hurricane Season is Here, IS YOUR HURRICANE KIT READY?
The 2020 Hurricane season is here but do you have your hurricane kit ready?  Emergencies are not planned they suddenly occur so you much you must be prepared. You should have your disaster supply kit ready and know where it is to grab when the time comes you need it

08/14/2020

Squirrels are People, Too
Rebekah Heppner, Master Gardener Volunteer Trainee I inherited my appreciation of nature from my father. I don’t know if he loved bees and butterflies as much as I do, but he definitely loved birds

04/01/2021

Stress Free Holiday Meal
Planning the perfect holiday dinner can be stressful if you are not sure how much to buy.  Before you go to the store take a few minutes to make your shopping list considering the following:  holiday menu, number of quests, items, and amounts you need to prepare the recipes for your holiday meal

12/07/2020

Holiday Turkey Talk
When selecting the turkey for the holiday meal one needs to consider the following items:  Size of turkey to purchase, fresh or frozen turkey, length of time to thaw if frozen, and food safety guidelines and method of preparation. Amount per person and size of turkey to purchase: According to the U

11/10/2020

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    Hurricane Season is Here, IS YOUR HURRICANE KIT READY?
    The 2020 Hurricane season is here but do you have your hurricane kit ready?  Emergencies are not planned they suddenly occur so you much you must be prepared. You should have your disaster supply kit ready and know where it is to grab when the time comes you need it

    08/14/2020

    2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Recognizes Beef
    The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC), United States Department of Agriculture, and the US Department of Health Services has recently recognized beef's role in a healthy lifestyle. National Cattlemen's Beef Association and CEO Colin Woodall stated, "the DGAC report findings suggest that many Americans would benefit from getting more nutrients like protein, iron and choline, which are readily available in beef

    07/28/2020