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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Winter squash are nutritious and tasty
Winter squash Winter squash are hard-skinned edible members of the gourd family. In contrast to tender, young summer squash, winter squash are harvested at a mature stage when the skins have grown hard

10/12/2017

What's Going on Near You

Want to see manatees? Consider a trip to Blue Spring State Park this winter.
Manatees are sometimes described as being so ugly that they are cute :) These marine mammals are well-loved in Florida. It is not uncommon to see them swimming in the intracoastal waterway or St

01/03/2018

Emergency Savings
Emergency savings can help cover expenses Building an emergency savings fund is a difficult but necessary task for many families. Having an emergency savings fund may be the most important distinction between those who manage to stay afloat and those who are sinking financially

08/19/2017

Reflections and Resolutions
You see it often this time of year. The year in review, the top ten stories for the past year, things to work on in the year ahead

12/22/2017

Juice … Not Just Another Beverage
Don’t be fooled when it comes to choosing your drink. There is a big nutrition difference between juice and other beverages

09/19/2017

Diabetes: Know the Facts
What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a condition in which the body has difficulty making or using insulin.  Insulin is a hormone that controls the amount of glucose (sugar) in our blood

08/27/2017

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    Emergency Savings
    Emergency savings can help cover expenses Building an emergency savings fund is a difficult but necessary task for many families. Having an emergency savings fund may be the most important distinction between those who manage to stay afloat and those who are sinking financially

    08/19/2017

    Handling Meat Safely
    Let’s talk about how to safely handle your meat before, during, and after cooking. Start by storing your meat appropriately

    07/26/2017