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UF/IFAS Extension
Columbia County

UF/IFAS Extension Columbia County helps people find practical solutions to problems specific to living in Florida. We provide research-based educational programs in the areas of Agriculture, Horticulture, Livestock, Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, and 4-H Youth Development.

Contact

columbia@ifas.ufl.edu
(386)752-5384
971 W Duval Street, Suite 170
Lake City, FL 32055

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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VITA
  Virtual Income Tax Assistance This URL is available for low to moderate income taxpayers to prepare their own tax returns using free software available on MyFreeTaxes. www

03/13/2018

What's Going on in Florida

Mediterranean Diet with Florida Flavors
Discover the scientific support for the health benefits associated with a Mediterranean lifestyle.  Learn how to grow fruit that align with the Mediterranean way of eating and living, while discovering how to integrate locally available food

05/21/2018

The DASH for the Stash is Back!
  The DASH for the STASH contest is back in Columbia County! Dash for the Stash is an investor education and protection program and contest that arms investors with unbiased and non-commercial information needed to make crucial investing decisions. The program is a partnership between the Investor Protection Institute (IPI) and

08/14/2017

UF/IFAS Extension Women Are Making History Every Day
March is Women’s History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the contribution and accomplishments of women across all aspects of our lives. At UF/IFAS Extension, women play critical roles in every program area, in every county across the state

03/15/2018

Money Management Help for Millennials- Part 1
What do you think of when you hear the word "millennial"?  Most people will roll their eyes and sigh, because millennials are often thought of as the "lost" generation who do not have money management skills.  A 2015 study by the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center at George Washington University found that the majority of millennials don't have basic financial knowledge, and more than half aren't happy with their financial situation

09/19/2017

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

Local Events Calendar

    Upcoming Events

    The DASH for the Stash is Back!
      The DASH for the STASH contest is back in Columbia County! Dash for the Stash is an investor education and protection program and contest that arms investors with unbiased and non-commercial information needed to make crucial investing decisions. The program is a partnership between the Investor Protection Institute (IPI) and

    08/14/2017

    Food Nutrition Facts Label Gets a Make Over
    The old Nutrition Facts label is more than 20 years old. In order to make sure consumers have access to more recent and accurate nutrition information about the foods they are eating, it’s time to make changes to the Nutrition Facts label

    07/28/2017