UF/IFAS Extension
Lafayette County

Lafayette is a small rural county in the Big Bend of Florida. UF/IFAS Extension is a partnership between state, federal, and county governments to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public.

Contact

jessjohnson@ufl.edu
(386)294-1279
176 SW Community Circle
Mayo, Florida 32066

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm
Closed from 12pm - 1pm for Lunch

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Winter Weather Events: Preparation and Safety
People in Florida might not consider planning and preparing for winter weather events because of it's normally mild temperatures.  However, some northern Florida regions experience temperatures below freezing and occasional snow and ice storms during the winter months

01/17/2018

What's Going on Near You

Dine-In Day: Celebrate Healthy Family Mealtime
When was the last time you and your family sat down and ate dinner together?  Over the years, a "family meal" has changed definition.  With busy schedules and more mothers working, sometimes it is hard to find the time to actually have a meal together

11/14/2017

Winter Weather For Our Area
For the second straight year, the weather phenomenon La Nina is likely to affect the U.S

12/06/2017

Reflections and Resolutions
You see it often this time of year. The year in review, the top ten stories for the past year, things to work on in the year ahead

12/22/2017

Fresh Access Bucks: Farmers Markets and SNAP Unite
Florida Certified Organic Growers & Consumers' approach to addressing food access, affordability and nutrition education is unique in that it works with the full food system from producer to consumer.  With almost five years of experience managing Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) programs at farmers markets, FOG began Fresh Access Bucks (FAB) in 2013

01/11/2018

Making Healthier Holiday Choices
The holidays are often filled with time-honored traditions that include some of our favorite meals and foods.  As you celebrate, think of little changes you can make to create a healthier meals and active days

12/07/2017

Local Events Calendar

    Upcoming Events

    Winter Weather For Our Area
    For the second straight year, the weather phenomenon La Nina is likely to affect the U.S

    12/06/2017

    Money Management Help For Millennials- Part 2
    In Part 1 of "Money Management Help for Millennials", we discussed millennials lacking of a basic financial education. In this segment, we will discuss spending without a plan

    11/13/2017