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Bradford County

The Bradford County Cooperative Extension Service is a partnership between the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), provide scientific research-based educational programming and information.

Contact

bradford@ifas.ufl.edu
(904) 966-6224
2266 N Temple Ave
Starke, FL 32091

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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A Tribute to Peanut Butter
A Tribute to Peanut Butter Written by Samara Purvis County Director/ 4H Agent Bradford County   January 24 was National Peanut Butter Day and subsequently it is also my birthday. In celebration of this festive day, I want to talk about my memories growing up and of course peanut butter

01/25/2021

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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

Protect Your Family with a Home Safety Check
As you start this new year, you may be taking inventory at home of projects that need to be accomplished. As you’re considering what needs to be done, you may want to think about performing a room-by-room safety check to look for potential hazards, and take any actions necessary to correct them

01/24/2018

Pandemic eating among the food-secure: more comfort foods, but not a drastic increase
During the first three months of the pandemic, food-secure people did not change their eating habits very much, although some of them turned a bit more to comfort foods, new University of Florida research shows. The study also serves as a cautionary tale for how people might want to eat in future pandemics

01/05/2021

Food Safety Tips for Canning
Food preservation has become the new trend for reducing our food budget and making our food dollars stretch. Preserving our left over produce will cut down on the use of canned foods that are high in sodium, which can lead to health issues in the future

11/05/2020

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

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    Protect Your Family with a Home Safety Check
    As you start this new year, you may be taking inventory at home of projects that need to be accomplished. As you’re considering what needs to be done, you may want to think about performing a room-by-room safety check to look for potential hazards, and take any actions necessary to correct them

    01/24/2018

    Are You Nourishing Your Immune System?
    During a recent program, a participant suggested that I offer a class on boosting your immune system. I never thought about teaching a class on this topic but when I think about it, I have been doing it through the various nutrition classes I already teach

    01/23/2018