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UF/IFAS Extension
Union County

The Union County Extension Office is a cooperatively funded service of the University of Florida / IFAS/ Extension in a partnership with USDA and the Union County Board of County Commissioners

Contact

union@ifas.ufl.edu
(386) 496-232
25 N.E. 1st Street
Lake Butler, FL 32054-1701

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am- Noon, 1pm - 4:30pm

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Money Management Help for Millennials- Part 1
What do you think of when you hear the word "millennial"?  Most people will roll their eyes and sigh, because millennials are often thought of as the "lost" generation who do not have money management skills.  A 2015 study by the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center at George Washington University found that the majority of millennials don't have basic financial knowledge, and more than half aren't happy with their financial situation

09/19/2017

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Yum & Fun at the 18th Annual Sweet Corn Fiesta – Sunday, April 29th
The annual South Florida Sweet Corn Fiesta is buttered with a family festival of children’s games, live music, competitions, and mouth-watering, locally grown sweet corn. The Fiesta is a great family event promoting Agriculture and Florida’s Sweet Corn Industry which annually produces over a billion ears of sweet corn

04/24/2018

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

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

Herbs and Spices: Colorful and Delicious!
Herbs and spices have been used for hundreds of years in cooking and medicinal purposes.  They add a wide range of flavors to food and may also provide health benefits

09/03/2017

Individual Retirement Account: Know The Facts
IRA's: What You Should Know What is an Individual Retirement Account? An individual retirement account (IRA) is a type of savings account that is designed to help you save for retirement and offers many advantages.  There are two types of IRA accounts, traditional and ROTH

08/30/2017

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    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

    Depression: Know the Signs and Symptoms
    Signs and Symptoms of Depression   Depression is a very serious issue that often gets overlooked or ignored.  It is important to know the signs and symptoms so that you can help yourself or a loved one before its too late

    08/25/2017