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Duval County

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Contact

duval@ifas.ufl.edu
(904)255-7450
1010 N. McDuff Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32254

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Expressing Appreciation and Affection in Your Family
A couple of decades ago, a couple of researchers with the University of Nebraska and University of Alabama came up with the American Family Strengths Inventory. With this tool, they studied over 24,000 family members in the United States and around the world and discovered six key traits of strong families

02/06/2018

What's Going on Near You

Workshops and Seminars for Professional Landscapers and Pest Management Professionals
Don't wait for your pesticide license to expire!  Make sure you are attending events to earn CEUs now! February 22, Thurs - Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Workshop (Alachua) $30, Phone 352-955-2402 Feb 27, Tues - Green Industries Best Management Practices (Fertilizer License pre-req) (Alachua) $25, Phone 352-955-2402 February 28, Wed - Limited Commercial.

02/13/2018

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

State Fair offers more than the Midway
The Florida State Fair opens February 8 and runs through the 19th at the state fairgrounds in Tampa, Florida. The first state fair was held in 1904 on the grounds of what is now the University of Tampa

02/07/2018

What Can be a More Meaningful Valentine’s Day Gift?
Valentine's Day is coming up. Have you thought about how to make a meaningful, impactful impression on your loved one? Consider one of our free SMART Couples workshops

02/06/2018

Teens: Are they dating? Going out? Hooking up?
A recent study looked at the status of teen relationships, and even the teens have problems defining them. The teen years have been an historical training ground of socialization for future relationships, The teen's stage in the dating scheme has become ambiguous and confusing

09/29/2017

Local Events Calendar

    Upcoming Events

    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