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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, and the United States Department of Agriculture.

Contact

alachua@ifas.ufl.edu
(352) 955-2402
2800 NE 39 Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32609

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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GET YOUR FINANCES BACK ON TRACK WITH FRESH START
Are you having difficulty opening an account with a new bank or credit union because your financial history includes bounced checks, overdrawn funds or your credit score does not meet their requirements? Opening a new checking account is not as simple as bringing some cash to the bank and making a deposit. Why not? Banks and credit unions want to learn about your financial past before establishing an account with you

03/23/2018

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Pinellas County 4-H Fall 2018 Events
Back to school, fall, and everything that comes with it is just around the corner!  Pinellas County 4-H has a TON of great events coming up, with something for everyone. The new 4-H year officially begins on September 1, 2018

07/10/2018

Herbs and Spices: Colorful and Delicious!
Herbs and spices have been used for hundreds of years in cooking and medicinal purposes.  They add a wide range of flavors to food and may also provide health benefits

09/03/2017

Sanjay Shukla and UF/IFAS Extension Innovation
Innovation has long been a value embedded in UF/IFAS Extension programming. From our first days over a century ago to what we are delivering today, Extension faculty have been committed to using technology and innovation in the delivery of educational programs

06/25/2018

Spice Up Your Life With Herbs! Enhancing Your Palate With Herbs!
Herbs are the leaves of temperate climate plants; temperate climates have summers and winters of similar length. Examples of herbs include basil, thyme, sage, rosemary, and oregano

02/06/2018

Making Healthier Convenience Food Choices
  Convenience foods are foods that require little to no preparation.  Although it helps when you are in a time crunch, sometimes unhealthy choices are made

10/15/2017

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    Herbs and Spices: Colorful and Delicious!
    Herbs and spices have been used for hundreds of years in cooking and medicinal purposes.  They add a wide range of flavors to food and may also provide health benefits

    09/03/2017

    Individual Retirement Account: Know The Facts
    IRA's: What You Should Know What is an Individual Retirement Account? An individual retirement account (IRA) is a type of savings account that is designed to help you save for retirement and offers many advantages.  There are two types of IRA accounts, traditional and ROTH

    08/30/2017