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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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Salt & Sodium: Tips to Help You Cut Back
Its clear that Americans have a taste for salt, but salt plays a role in high blood pressure.  Everyone, including kids, should reduce their sodium intake to less than 2,300 milligrams of sodium a day (about 1 teaspoon of salt)

05/01/2018

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

Lafayette 4-H Club March Meeting
Lafayette 4-H Club held their monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 6th. There was a large group of kids at the meeting, so they were split into two groups

03/08/2018

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

Lafayette 4-H Members Participate in 2018 Suwannee Valley Youth Show
Lafayette 4-H Club was well represented at the recent Suwannee Valley Youth Livestock Show and Sale at the 103rd Suwannee County Fair in Live Oak. Lafayette 4-H Hog Exhibitors Members showing hogs included : Gavin Barnes, Kiley Beach, Carra Clark, Avery-Beth Crocker, Peyton Ditter, Molly Hamlin,

04/30/2018

Go Further with Food: National Nutrition Month 2018
Go Further With Food No matter how old or young you are, healthy eating is equally important.  National Nutrition Month is here to help you spring into a new season with a happier, healthier you!   What is National Nutrition Month? March is known as National Nutrition Month as accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

03/15/2018

Local Events Calendar

    Upcoming Events

    Lafayette 4-H Club March Meeting
    Lafayette 4-H Club held their monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 6th. There was a large group of kids at the meeting, so they were split into two groups

    03/08/2018

    42nd Annual Tri-County Peanut Meeting
    The 42nd Annual Tri-County Peanut Production Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 8, 2018  at the 4th District Community Center near Branford, Florida.  The meeting will begin at 5:00 pm with an optional pesticide training for producers who are interested in receiving one Core CEU(Continuing Education Unit)

    02/14/2018