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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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4-H County Events in a National Pandemic
4-H County Events is a treasured program in Taylor County.  This program has allowed more than fifty-seven youth to participate for the past few years

05/04/2020

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COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension
Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office or view the local update page for the most up to date information on your

03/15/2020

4-H Agriculture Day: Why It’s Important for Kids to Understand about Agriculture and Natural Resources
Agriculture is a part of all of us, and Ag Day is a perfect time to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture across the state of Florida. What is 4-H Agriculture Day 4-H Agriculture Day gives 4-H Clubs an opportunity to educate the local youth about the importance of agriculture and how it impacts their lives daily, even when they don't realize it

11/14/2019

Engaging Virtual Programming
We all are getting used to this new "normal". With that has come a lot of Zoom meetings, TEAMS calls, and virtual experiences

10/16/2020

What Motivates Your 4-H Volunteers?
Have you ever asked yourself, how can I motivate volunteers to give back to their community?  What if I came up with a way to support our local community through a UF/IFAS Taylor County 4-H outreach program and it was "fun"? Would the word "fun" entice the 4-H volunteers to jump on board and help? The Big Idea Let's just say the words "fun", "downtown Christmas" and "candy" sparked the interest of 4-H .

12/18/2019

Weekend Backpack Program……Feeding One Child at a Time
When students leave school for the weekend, the last thing they should have to worry about is how they are going to get their next meal.  Thanks to Taylor County's Weekend Backpack Program, weekends are worry free for a lot of kids in our community

11/19/2019

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    4-H Agriculture Day: Why It’s Important for Kids to Understand about Agriculture and Natural Resources
    Agriculture is a part of all of us, and Ag Day is a perfect time to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture across the state of Florida. What is 4-H Agriculture Day 4-H Agriculture Day gives 4-H Clubs an opportunity to educate the local youth about the importance of agriculture and how it impacts their lives daily, even when they don't realize it

    11/14/2019

    Living Their Best Life….at 4-H Camp Cherry Lake
    For generations children have spent their summers at sleep away camps, trying new activities, such as swimming, archery, rec dance, and outdoor skills.  For some, they may refer to these moments at camp as a time when they were living their best life

    07/31/2018