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UF/IFAS Extension
Alachua County

The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is a partnership between the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners, University of Florida/IFAS, & the United States Dept. of Agriculture. Current programs offered are listed on the events calendar.

(352) 955-2402
22712 W Newberry Road
Newberry, FL 32669


8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Our beekeeping series IS BACK! See you in 2023
Thank you to all our beekeeping series participants in 2022. Save the dates for 2023 and plan to join us for the next cycle


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Search the IFAS Directory to find an expert.

National Ag Day: Growing a Climate for Tomorrow
March 21st is National Agriculture Day, a time to recognize and celebrate the men and women who produce our food, fuel and fiber. Now celebrating its 50th Anniversary, the theme for this year’s Ag Day is “Growing a Climate for Tomorrow”


Starting a Farm in Alachua County – Education opportunities
Agricultural Entrepreneurship If you are interested in further developing your entrepreneurial skills for your agricultural business, we will offer again a series of short-courses for aspiring and beginner farmers related to agricultural entrepreneurship in 2023. You are encouraged to attend one or more events to get the most out of the content of the workshops


Enjoy Seasonal Strawberries
National Strawberry Month is celebrated during the month of May. It’s a good time to think about eating, growing, picking, serving and storing delicious and sweet strawberries


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    National Nutrition Month: FRE faculty member Dr. Di Fang works to bridge the gap between food, health, and the environment through applied agricultural economics.
    Sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in the United States, National Nutrition Month is celebrated annually in March. Dr


    Cellular Agriculture: A Step Toward Sustainable Seafood Production
    Welcome back to our series FSHN Research Journeys, which follows the research of graduate students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition program at The University of Florida. Today's guest is Rose Omidvar, a first-year graduate student