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UF/IFAS Extension
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.

Contact

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

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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They Are Healthy For a Reason
It’s no secret, fruits and vegetables provide many health benefits. Research has shown that people who consume a diet plentiful in fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthy meal plan are likely to have reduced risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancers

08/15/2018

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Hurricane Preparedness Workshop
Hurricane season is here.  Are you ready? Join us for an important workshop on hurricane preparedness

08/01/2018

Are Slow Cookers Safe?
Absolutely, as long as they are used properly.  A slow cooker is a small electric countertop appliance that cooks food at a low temperature, usually between 170° and 280° F

08/01/2018

Sanjay Shukla and UF/IFAS Extension Innovation
Innovation has long been a value embedded in UF/IFAS Extension programming. From our first days over a century ago to what we are delivering today, Extension faculty have been committed to using technology and innovation in the delivery of educational programs

06/25/2018

Hurricanes and Mosquitoes
While the official hurricane season begins June 1 and runs through the end of November, hurricanes and tropical storms are most likely to develop when the waters of the Atlantic Ocean are warmest, typically in August and September. Given central Florida’s propensity for rain during the summer months, quite often by the time hurricane rains arrive soils are already saturated

08/14/2018

Key Information About Home Health Care and Medicare
Home health care is in-home care given for an illness or injury. When injuries or illness interrupt our lives, worries compound

08/01/2018

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    Are Slow Cookers Safe?
    Absolutely, as long as they are used properly.  A slow cooker is a small electric countertop appliance that cooks food at a low temperature, usually between 170° and 280° F

    08/01/2018

    Considerations for Hospice Service During the Holiday Season
    Time Flies Two hundred and sixty two sunrises and sunsets transpire before the sun comes up on the second of July, the very day of the year that is the exact halfway mark for the calendar year. Of course we have already passed that mark and also the whole month of June, the month that marks the halfway point to the holiday season

    07/25/2018