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UF/IFAS Extension
Columbia County

UF/IFAS Extension Columbia County helps people find practical solutions to problems specific to living in Florida. We provide research-based educational programs in the areas of Agriculture, Horticulture, Livestock, Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, and 4-H Youth Development.

Contact

columbia@ifas.ufl.edu
(386)752-5384
971 W Duval Street, Suite 170
Lake City, FL 32055

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Master Gardener Training Announcement
2018 Master Gardener Training Announcement Training for the Class of 2018  June 13 - August 1 University of Florida IFAS Extension Columbia County taking applications: Master Gardener Volunteer Program.   Training is held at the office from 9:00 to 4:00 each Wed

05/29/2018

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Locally Grown in Osceola County Starts June 1st
Are you looking for something to do over the summer? Are you looking for opportunities to be healthier, spend time outdoors, and do some budget-friendly activities? The University of Florida/IFAS Extension office in Osceola County is offering a three-part program called Healthy Florida Lifestyle: Locally Grown in Osceola County. Come learn about the county you call home by participating in a program that engages the mind, body, and

05/21/2019

Herbs and Spices: Colorful and Delicious!
Herbs and spices have been used for hundreds of years in cooking and medicinal purposes.  They add a wide range of flavors to food and may also provide health benefits

09/03/2017

Closing up your Florida home: security considerations
In our final post to this six-part series, we will provide some security considerations as you prepare your home for an extended stay away. Whether you are leaving for a month or several months, you want to protect your home from intruders

05/17/2019

VITA
  Virtual Income Tax Assistance This URL is available for low to moderate income taxpayers to prepare their own tax returns using free software available on MyFreeTaxes. www

03/13/2018

Money Management Help for Millennials- Part 1
What do you think of when you hear the word "millennial"?  Most people will roll their eyes and sigh, because millennials are often thought of as the "lost" generation who do not have money management skills.  A 2015 study by the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center at George Washington University found that the majority of millennials don't have basic financial knowledge, and more than half aren't happy with their financial situation

09/19/2017

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    Herbs and Spices: Colorful and Delicious!
    Herbs and spices have been used for hundreds of years in cooking and medicinal purposes.  They add a wide range of flavors to food and may also provide health benefits

    09/03/2017

    The DASH for the Stash is Back!
      The DASH for the STASH contest is back in Columbia County! Dash for the Stash is an investor education and protection program and contest that arms investors with unbiased and non-commercial information needed to make crucial investing decisions. The program is a partnership between the Investor Protection Institute (IPI) and

    08/14/2017