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UF/IFAS Extension
Baker County

UF/IFAS Extension Baker County is a partnership between the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the University of Florida's Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), and the Baker County Board of County Commissioners.

Contact

baker@ifas.ufl.edu
(904) 259-3520
1025 West Macclenny Avenue
Macclenny, FL 32063

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30am - noon
1pm - 5pm

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Delicious Gift Ideas
Homemade gifts are the BEST!   If you are wondering what to get someone why not make a delicious basket full of mixes!  Be sure to attach a recipe card to each of the mixes explaining how to use the mix.  These mixes could make a quick meal on a cold day, a snack during a movie, breakfast, or a plate of cookies

12/16/2020

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Master Gardener Plant Sale – March 27
In lieu of a garden festival, the Baker County Master Gardeners are holding a plant sale on Saturday, March 27th. All profits from admission and plant sales will go toward the completion of the arboretum sidewalk project, which is half finished

02/10/2021

Holiday Turkey Talk
When selecting the turkey for the holiday meal one needs to consider the following items:  Size of turkey to purchase, fresh or frozen turkey, length of time to thaw if frozen, and food safety guidelines and method of preparation. Amount per person and size of turkey to purchase: According to the U

11/10/2020

Mother’s Day feature: Farming, and UF/IFAS, runs in the family
Ann Blount calls herself a “weekend farmer.” The Blount family’s 300-acre farm in Gadsden County can trace its roots back to 1908, evolving from shade tobacco to sweet potato fields, and eventually to its current timber, cattle and hay operation

05/06/2021

Growing Backyard Blueberries & Blackberries – Online Course
This self-paced online course teaches you how to grow blueberry and blackberry plants in Florida home gardens. Topics include variety selection, preparing to plant, care and maintenance, pest management, and even a section on raspberries! Registration allows access to our virtual classroom, which includes an instructional video, gardening resources, and recipes for your harvest

12/09/2020

Stress Free Holiday Meal
Planning the perfect holiday dinner can be stressful if you are not sure how much to buy.  Before you go to the store take a few minutes to make your shopping list considering the following:  holiday menu, number of quests, items, and amounts you need to prepare the recipes for your holiday meal

12/07/2020

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    Holiday Turkey Talk
    When selecting the turkey for the holiday meal one needs to consider the following items:  Size of turkey to purchase, fresh or frozen turkey, length of time to thaw if frozen, and food safety guidelines and method of preparation. Amount per person and size of turkey to purchase: According to the U

    11/10/2020

    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