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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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Meatless Monday Can’t Change The World
Thought about sticking to Meatless Monday to reduce your carbon foot print? Let's discuss why there are better options for you to reduce your impact on climate change! How much meat are we eating? According to USDA Supply & Disappearance Data the average American ate only 54.7 lb of beef in 2018

10/08/2019

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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

Degrees Matter | Sizzling Science
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05/20/2019

Feeling cooped up in quarantine? UF releases new guide to raising backyard chickens
In the early days of the pandemic, as bare grocery store shelves prompted concerns about the food supply, many became interested in producing more of their food at home. Some flocked to local agricultural feed stores in search of baby chicks that would grow up to produce eggs fresh from the backyard

07/09/2020

Sizzling Science | We’re Not Porkin!
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07/29/2019

Sizzling Science | Something to Squawk About
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06/05/2019

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    Degrees Matter | Sizzling Science
    Want a hard copy of this fact sheet? Print it out here: Sizzling Science _ Degrees Matter.

    05/20/2019

    Mythbusters: Pink Slime
    Back from the dead, the term "Pink Slime" has made headlines again after a decision made by USDA to allow Lean, Finely Textured Beef (LFTB) to be labeled as ground beef. Here's the who, what, where, when, and why about LFTB: Who? Who makes LFTB? Many beef processing companies make lean, finely textured beef using the under-utilized lean meat that is too difficult to trim by hand off of whole muscle cuts

    03/04/2019