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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.

Contact

alachua@ifas.ufl.edu
(352) 955-2402
106 SW 140th Terrace, Suite 3
Jonesville, FL 32669

Hours

MONDAY - FRIDAY (Closed to the public - by appointment only.)
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Hurricane Season is Here, IS YOUR HURRICANE KIT READY?
The 2020 Hurricane season is here but do you have your hurricane kit ready?  Emergencies are not planned they suddenly occur so you much you must be prepared. You should have your disaster supply kit ready and know where it is to grab when the time comes you need it

08/14/2020

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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

BE PREPARED FOR HURRICANE SEASON
The 2020 Hurricane season started June 1 and when it comes to preparing for hurricane season you can never be over prepared.  Individuals need to make sure all hurricane supplies are current and not out dated

06/08/2020

COVID-19 Resources for Seafood Producers and Small Businesses
Originally published March 31 2020. Last updated September 18 2020

09/18/2020

2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Recognizes Beef
The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC), United States Department of Agriculture, and the US Department of Health Services has recently recognized beef's role in a healthy lifestyle. National Cattlemen's Beef Association and CEO Colin Woodall stated, "the DGAC report findings suggest that many Americans would benefit from getting more nutrients like protein, iron and choline, which are readily available in beef

07/28/2020

KEEP PICNIC AND GRILLED FOODS SAFE
Summer will be here soon and everyone will be busy planning cookouts.  Picnics, barbecues and potlucks are wonderful ways to celebrate a family get together, holiday or just time to relax and enjoy grilled food!  Whatever you plan take care to prepare and transport food safely

06/15/2020

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    BE PREPARED FOR HURRICANE SEASON
    The 2020 Hurricane season started June 1 and when it comes to preparing for hurricane season you can never be over prepared.  Individuals need to make sure all hurricane supplies are current and not out dated

    06/08/2020

    Enhancing Flavor Without Sodium!
    American’s love their salt!!  Have you ever caught yourself watching people eat?  The waitress brings the individual their order and before they taste the food they reach for the salt shaker and start shaking!!  Yes, adding more sodium to food that may not need it.  Does this sound familiar?  How much sodium does a person really need per day to survive? Your body needs only a small amount of sodium

    05/14/2020