UF/IFAS Extension
Flagler County

UF/IFAS Extension Flagler County is a partnership between State, Federal, and County governments for the purpose of providing scientific knowledge and expertise to the public. You can check out our recent blog posts below. You can "sort by your interest" to see blogs from other program areas.

Contact

flagler@ifas.ufl.edu
386.437.7464
150 Sawgrass Road
Bunnell, FL 32110

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Pumpkins
Pumpkins are a member of the gourd family, which includes cucumbers, honeydew melons, cantaloupe, watermelons and zucchini. Beta-carotene is responsible for giving pumpkins their bright, orange color

11/17/2017

What's Going on Near You

Chilly Cole Crop Field Day
The weather was a bit nippy at the UF/IFAS Extension Cole Crop Field Day on December 13, 2017.  Gary England, Regional Specialized Extension Agent at the Hastings Agricultural Center, and his farm team organized the event at the Cowpen Branch Research Farm in Hastings

12/14/2017

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

Hurricanes, Dairy Cows and the State Agricultural Response Team
I grew up on a Pennsylvania dairy farm before studying animal sciences and working as an Extension agriculture dairy agent. Needless to say, I’ve been around a few cows over the years

10/30/2017

Fresh Florida Avocados
Did you know that avocados are a fruit and not a vegetable?  The avocado probably originated in Mexico and Central America, where it has been cultivated for thousands of years.  The first avocado trees were planted in Florida in 1833

11/01/2017

Winter squash are nutritious and tasty
Winter squash Winter squash are hard-skinned edible members of the gourd family. In contrast to tender, young summer squash, winter squash are harvested at a mature stage when the skins have grown hard

10/12/2017

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    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

    Diabetes: Know the Facts
    What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a condition in which the body has difficulty making or using insulin.  Insulin is a hormone that controls the amount of glucose (sugar) in our blood

    08/27/2017