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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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Choosing and Cooking Your Holiday Turkey
It's almost the holiday season, and many folks will be cooking a holiday turkey. It is important to keep certain issues in mind as you choose your turkey and begin the preparations for cooking

11/01/2017

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2018 Baker County 4-H Holiday Bake-Off
The purpose of the Holiday Bake-Off is to encourage adults and youth to work together on a project.  This is not a traditional 4-H contest where a 4-H member must do all the work themselves

11/13/2018

Enteric Illness and Animals
Enteric illnesses are transmitted by contaminated food or water, exposure to contaminated bodily fluids (both human and animal), exposure to contaminated objects, or direct exposure to infected persons or animals. Characteristics of enteric illness include diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, fever, and some other symptoms

10/04/2017

Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people

10/04/2018

Safe Cooking During the Holidays
Safe cooking is important year-round. However, with the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays just around the corner, many families will be cooking large feasts for celebration

11/01/2017

Making Healthier Convenience Food Choices
  Convenience foods are foods that require little to no preparation.  Although it helps when you are in a time crunch, sometimes unhealthy choices are made

10/15/2017

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    Enteric Illness and Animals
    Enteric illnesses are transmitted by contaminated food or water, exposure to contaminated bodily fluids (both human and animal), exposure to contaminated objects, or direct exposure to infected persons or animals. Characteristics of enteric illness include diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, fever, and some other symptoms

    10/04/2017

    Rats and Mice: Signs, Characteristics and Control
    Jerry might be a cute little cartoon mouse that makes you giggle, but in real life rats and mice are no laughing matter.  Rats and mice are rodent pests that enter homes for food and harborage

    10/01/2017