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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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Spring Has Sprung! It’s Time To Get Active Again
Celebrate the warmer season by finding new and creative ways to get active outdoors. Tips For Adding Physical Activity at Home, Work, and Play Adding activity into your day is possible

04/10/2018

What's Going on in Florida

On Earth Day, UF Researchers Say Conserve Water Now or Pay the Price Later
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida residents are using more and more water every day, leaving future Floridians with more expensive options to meet anticipated needs, according to University of Florida researchers

04/20/2018

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

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

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

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

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    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

    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