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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
22712 W Newberry Road
Newberry, FL 32669

Hours

MONDAY - FRIDAY
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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High Tunnels Use in Specialty Crop Production
There are several reasons to consider building a high tunnel. The most common reasons include protecting crops from the elements, extension of cropping seasons, and improved crop yield and quality

02/22/2022

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Our beekeeping series IS BACK!
We are excited to announce that we are resuming our beekeeping series in 2022. Go ahead and save the dates below and join us! The UF/IFAS Extension Office in Alachua County has developed a series of short courses that will help you get started as a beekeeper

12/15/2021

4-H Leg: 50 Years of Giving Youth a Voice in Government
There’s a famous quote, often attributed to Mahatma Gandhi, that we must “be the change we wish to see in the world.” Few of us take the opportunity to meet that challenge

06/20/2022

Calibrating a Backpack Sprayer; the 1/128th Rule
In preparation for Spring, it is a good idea to make sure your equipment is calibrated and in good working condition. This article discusses a quick and easy method for calibrating a hand-powered, backpack sprayer

02/04/2022

Remote work and circular health
Remote working During the pandemic, tens of millions of workers, mostly office workers, were suddenly forced to work from home (WFH). In the beginning, there were many difficulties to address, especially when children were attending school online, houses were unorganized and families were unaccustomed to working in the same, often tight, spaces

06/28/2022

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    Pollinator Plants for Full Sun
    Authored by Amanda Decker UF/IFAS Extension Orange County Summer Intern Graduating UF CALS December, 2022 B.S

    06/28/2022

    Gardening in Central Florida for Newcomers
    Authored by Amanda Decker UF/IFAS Extension Orange County Summer Intern Graduating UF CALS December, 2022 B.S

    06/28/2022