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AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES

Agriculture Extension agents help ranchers and farmers enhance their production and distribution capacities, while maintaining sound environmental principles. The agent assists them in adapting to new technology and protecting our environment. Through consultations, on-site demonstrations and workshops the agent provides the latest information in five major program areas: Natural Resources, Crop Production, Produce Marketing, Pesticide Use and Education, and Livestock and Range Management.

Northeast Florida Master Naturalist Chapter 

The Northeast Florida Master Naturalist Chapter is a group of graduates of the Florida Master Naturalist Program from Nassau, Duval, Clay, Baker, St. Johns and Flagler counties  working to promote conservation through education in our communities. We are looking for members who want to continue their environmental education activities and outreach with fellow Naturalists. Graduates of one FMNP course module are eligible to become members of the Northeast Florida Master Naturalist Chapter. 

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Agriculture & Natural Resources

No fair? No fear! Nassau 4-H is showing from home

With the cancellation of the Northeast Florida Fair, we are creating a virtual livestock showmanship contest! We understand that 2020 has been challenging and oftentimes disappointing for our youth. Many of the annual...
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Did you receive mysterious seed packets from China?

Florida residents have been reporting unsolicited seed packets in the mail. Some have Chinese characters and others have arrived in boxes labeled diamond studs. Florida and many other states are reporting these incoming packages. The mystery is...
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Helping Buyers and Sellers Connect During COVID-19 Disruptions to Florida Food Markets

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically. Some farmers markets have closed. Sales through grocery stores spiked upward initially, but...
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