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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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PURIFYING WATER
If the water supply is contaminated, or if you are under a Boil Water Advisory, all water to be used for drinking, hand washing, washing fruits and vegetables, dish washing, or cooking, must purified (e.g

09/10/2018

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Irrigation & Water Conservation – Landscape Matters 2018
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Location: Yulee County Building 86026 Pages Dairy Road (Take US 17 North, pass over the railroad tracks, turn left on Pages Dairy Road. The building is attached to the fire station

08/02/2018

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

Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people

10/04/2018

Safe Handling of Refrigerated Food in a Power Outage
As a result of thunderstorms, hurricanes, and other disturbances, power outages occur more often than we desire. Outages are not only an inconvenience, but also a safety issue, particularly when it comes to food

09/10/2018

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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    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