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UF/IFAS Extension
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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Florida Saves
Take the pledge to save for the unexpected. The Florida Saves Pledge will allow you to sign up and receive tips on how to save towards your savings goal

03/12/2021

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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

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

Squirrels are People, Too
Rebekah Heppner, Master Gardener Volunteer Trainee I inherited my appreciation of nature from my father. I don’t know if he loved bees and butterflies as much as I do, but he definitely loved birds

04/01/2021

H Stands for Hands – Clothes Closet
Blog post created by Samara Purvis 4-H Extension Agent Do you believe the clothes we wear impacts our behavior and has the ability to mold our personality and mood? Reminisce on that feeling you get when you purchase a new outfit or a new pair of shoes. Do you go home and have your own personal fashion show? You think about where you are going to wear that outfit? How confident it may make you feel?  Do you think youth have that same

02/08/2021

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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    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