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UF/IFAS Extension
TAYLOR County

From learning principles of proper nutrition to growing profitable crops - from helping youth develop leadership skills and self esteem to creating artificial reefs - Taylor County's Extension Service offers a wealth of practical information for the citizens of our county.

Contact

taylor@ifas.ufl.edu
(850) 838-3508
203 Forest Park Dr.
Perry, FL 32348

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Differences in Organic, Natural, and Health Foods
For quite some time there has been an explosion of health food products on the market, specifically advertised as either organic foods or natural foods.  Most people don't know that there is a major difference between organic, natural and health foods, believing that the three are interchangeable

02/13/2018

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Spring 2018 Nature Coast Master Naturalist Courses
A Perfect Backdrop for Learning Florida’s Nature Coast provides an ideal natural classroom. Even the casual onlooker will easily observe diverse ecological interactions

01/19/2018

Middle Schoolers Learning Nutrition Education
Middle School students are often in control of what they put in their mouths, but many times they do not make or do not know how to make healthy choices.  It is crucial to instill nutritional concepts in middle school children, because the way they eat now is likely to be the way they eat as adults

01/24/2018

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

Tips to Get Healthy in 2018 – Little Moves, Big Results
Being healthier doesn't have to mean overhauling your entire lifestyle.  Sometimes all it takes is a few simple changes

01/30/2018

Cold Protection of Florida Citrus: Microsprinkler Irrigation
Millions of boxes of fruit and thousands of acres of citrus trees have been lost in freezes and frosts.  More than nearly any other factor, freezes have caused some of the most dramatic changes in fruit supply, availability, and price

01/25/2018

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    Middle Schoolers Learning Nutrition Education
    Middle School students are often in control of what they put in their mouths, but many times they do not make or do not know how to make healthy choices.  It is crucial to instill nutritional concepts in middle school children, because the way they eat now is likely to be the way they eat as adults

    01/24/2018

    Staying Healthy During this Winter Season
    Everywhere you look, someone around you is either sick with a cold or the flu.  It almost makes you want to stay at home and hide! But, for those of us that must go out, here are some tips that can help you stay healthy during the winter season: Stay warm- it's cold outside and keeping warm is key

    01/24/2018