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Marion County

UF/IFAS Extension Marion County is a cooperation between the Marion County Board of County Commissioners and the University of Florida to deliver relevant, research-based education programs that result in healthy people, healthy environments and healthy economies.

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extensionservice@marioncountyfl.org
(352) 671-8400
2232 NE Jacksonville Rd
Ocala, FL 34470

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Starting the 4-H Year: Where to Begin?
The beginning of the 4-H year can be an intimidating and overwhelming experience for volunteers and 4-H families. Countless deadlines, numerous resources to keep track of, virtual learning opportunities, the list of items goes on and on

10/15/2020

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COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension
Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office or view the local update page for the most up to date information on your

03/15/2020

Water Wednesday Recap – Hurricane Preparedness
The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. Are you prepared for this hurricane season? Last Water Wednesday, the Family Consumer Sciences Agents LuAnn Duncan in Sumter County and Lisa Hamilton in Volusia County gave us an informative talk about emergency water supplies

06/29/2020

Lynnette Jean Named Family Nutrition Program Associate Director
By Stella Harbilas Lynnette Jean has been named the new associate director for the UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program. She began her official duties July 10, 2020 “My focus in leading the Family Nutrition Program is on leveraging our strengths and expertise with those of our community partners,” said Jean

10/12/2020

How To Effectively Disinfect A Private Drinking Well
Hurricanes bring excessive rain. When heavy rains bring flooding to an area, your private well may not be safe to drink

09/18/2020

What Should I Do After My Drinking Well Is Flooded?
Hurricanes are one of nature’s most powerful storms. They produce strong winds, storm surge flooding, and heavy rainfall

08/06/2020

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    Water Wednesday Recap – Hurricane Preparedness
    The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. Are you prepared for this hurricane season? Last Water Wednesday, the Family Consumer Sciences Agents LuAnn Duncan in Sumter County and Lisa Hamilton in Volusia County gave us an informative talk about emergency water supplies

    06/29/2020

    The Many Labels of Beef
    We are fortunate to have choices in most things, especially our food supply. These choices can become complicated if you are not aware of labeling implications and various marketing strategies

    06/02/2020