UF/IFAS Extension
St. Johns County

In Florida, the Cooperative Extension Service is administered by the University of Florida. St. Johns County Commissioners provide support for local faculty, staff and facilities. Check out our recent blog posts below. You can "sort by your interest" to see blogs from other program areas.

Contact

stjohns@ifas.ufl.edu
(904) 209-0430
3125 Agricultural Center Drive
St. Augustine, FL 32092

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5pm
Closed Weekends and Holidays

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Safe Methods for Thawing Food
Thawing food is a critical step in food preparation in commercial establishments. If done improper, the food can become contaminated

02/07/2018

What's Going on Near You

Florida-Friendly Friday Workshops
Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ (FFL) means using low-maintenance plants and environmentally sustainable practices. Learn how you can have a beautiful landscape that could save you time, energy and money while protecting our future

02/08/2018

Feeling Dehydrated?
The proper amount of consumption of water is a concern for many of us since we tend to ignore signs of dehydration such as dry mouth, headache, fatigue, dizziness and decreased urination. Taking certain medications, not feeling thirsty, or having a health condition that makes it difficult to drink can also contribute to dehydration

02/05/2018

State Fair offers more than the Midway
The Florida State Fair opens February 8 and runs through the 19th at the state fairgrounds in Tampa, Florida. The first state fair was held in 1904 on the grounds of what is now the University of Tampa

02/07/2018

St. Johns County Family Nutrition Program
The UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program (FNP) empowers Floridians with limited resources to take control of their health. The program teaches people how to eat healthy on a budget and to get physically active in order to reduce the risk of obesity and chronic disease

02/05/2018

Food Safety and Restaurant Take Out
If you are like thousands of St. Johns County residents, you enjoy the restaurant quality of our local food

02/05/2018

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    Feeling Dehydrated?
    The proper amount of consumption of water is a concern for many of us since we tend to ignore signs of dehydration such as dry mouth, headache, fatigue, dizziness and decreased urination. Taking certain medications, not feeling thirsty, or having a health condition that makes it difficult to drink can also contribute to dehydration

    02/05/2018

    Keep Cool with Water!
    Hydration Myths is an excellent UF/IFAS EDIS publication on everyday myths we hear about water. Water is essential for life and used for vital functions in our body such as delivering nutrients to cells; removing waste products from the body; helping organs work properly; cushioning joints; and, regulating our body temperature

    02/05/2018