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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

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Join Our Food Preservation Workshop, May 30th!
Food Safety is utmost important when canning foods. A bacteria we commonly associate with food borne illness and food preservation is botulism

02/05/2018

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

UF/IFAS Extension Women Are Making History Every Day
March is Women’s History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the contribution and accomplishments of women across all aspects of our lives. At UF/IFAS Extension, women play critical roles in every program area, in every county across the state

03/15/2018

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

Clean and Sanitize Your Kitchen with Household Products!
Many people take for granted that soap and water are enough to clean and sanitize a kitchen. While it is true that it may clean up some of the dirt and grime, it does not properly sanitize a kitchen

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