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UF/IFAS Extension
Nassau County

Nassau County Extension staff conduct programs in 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Lawns Gardens & Landscapes, and Familes & Consumers.

Contact

nassau@ifas.ufl.edu
(904) 530-6353
543350 US Hwy 1
Callahan, FL 32011-6486

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Are You Ready, YET?
The Nassau County Youth Emergency Team (YET) completed its inaugural year in 2017-2018 with 17 graduates. This innovative program partnered Nassau County 4-H and Emergency Management utilizing the fundamental curriculum from Teen CERT and partnering it with the philosophies of 4-H

08/14/2018

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Bone UP with Strong Bodies
Strong Bodies is a 12 week weight training program designed specifically to improve the health of residents by preventing or reducing their risk of chronic diseases like osteoporosis, high blood pressure, and diabetes.  Strong Bodies has been proven to help individuals improve arthritis symptoms, sleep quality, energy levels, and  bone density

08/14/2018

HOW TO DRIVE IN THE RAIN
According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) driving on a rainy day is more dangerous than driving in snow and sleet. After averaging 10 years of statistics, NHTSA researchers found that 46 percent of weather-related crashes happened during rainfall, but just 17 percent occurred while it was snowing or sleeting

05/22/2018

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

Countertop Storage of Fruits and Vegetables
Countertop Storage of Fruits and Vegetables When storing fruits and vegetables on the counter, the storage area should be away from direct sunlight to prevent produce from becoming too warm. To help prevent moisture loss in the produce place the product in a vented plastic bowl or a perforated plastic bag

07/23/2018

Storing Fresh Fruits and Vegetables for Better Taste
Fruits and Vegetables that can be Stored in the Refrigerator Many fruits and vegetables should be stored only at room temperatures because refrigerator temperatures damage them or prevent them from ripening to good flavor and texture.  For example, when stored in the refrigerator, bananas develop black skin and do not gain good sweetness, and sweet potatoes take on off-flavors and a hard core when cooked after being

07/23/2018

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    HOW TO DRIVE IN THE RAIN
    According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) driving on a rainy day is more dangerous than driving in snow and sleet. After averaging 10 years of statistics, NHTSA researchers found that 46 percent of weather-related crashes happened during rainfall, but just 17 percent occurred while it was snowing or sleeting

    05/22/2018

    Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak – Update May 3, 2018
    The E. coli (Escherichia coli) foodborne Illness outbreak associated with contaminated romaine lettuce was reported to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention beginning March 22, 2018

    05/04/2018