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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
437 NW Hall of Fame Dr
Lake City, FL 32055

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Food Tips for a Storm
As a hurricane approaches our state it’s important to remember to prepare now so that no matter what happens you are ready. Of course, there are tons of things to do to prepare, but making sure you have food that’s safe to eat is the focus here

07/31/2020

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We’re Still Here for You!
A lot of people tend to wonder that if the rest of the world is shut down while COVID-19 is coming through our areas, what is it that Extension is doing? We are educators and we are a huge support to the agriculture industry. And we fall into the arena of essential workers

05/15/2020

Food Safety for Backyard Eggs
As we are all trying to figure out how to make it through this pandemic, many of us have decided to start trying to be self sufficient. As prices rise and resources seem to be unpredictable, why not start providing for yourself?Back yard chickens are just one way we can start on this path, but there are food safety issues we need to think about when eating the products of these chickens

06/23/2020

Home-grown lettuce for the holidays
Set it and forget it…until the holidays. UF/IFAS Extension will teach you how to grow greens just in time to serve at your holiday meal

11/18/2020

Victory2020 Garden Youth Record Books
Did you plant a garden this year? Want a way to report all of the great things that you got out of the garden? OR.

07/15/2020

Mindful Listening
Mindfulness, being alert and present in the moment is what can help in this. For the average person, photographers could be looked at as being mindful by using their senses

07/14/2020

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    Food Safety for Backyard Eggs
    As we are all trying to figure out how to make it through this pandemic, many of us have decided to start trying to be self sufficient. As prices rise and resources seem to be unpredictable, why not start providing for yourself?Back yard chickens are just one way we can start on this path, but there are food safety issues we need to think about when eating the products of these chickens

    06/23/2020

    Mindfully Gardening
    Its about being all around healthy I know you've learned about exercising your body and I'm certain you've thought about how that translates to the garden. Now, what about your mind? Yes, your mind needs attention just as much as your physical body

    06/18/2020