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Jacksonville, FL 32254
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Duval County Extension Reopens with Guidelines for Safety
Our UF/IFAS Extension Duval County Extension office opens to visitors by appointment only today, Monday, June 8th, upon direction of the City of Jacksonville, in partnership with guidelines of the University of Florida. Appointments can be made by calling our office at (904) 255-7450 or emailing the extension agent you would like to reach
Did You Know? Cottage Food Exemption
The Florida Senate made some changes to the Florida Cottage Food exemptions under the Home Sweet Home Act. As of today, July 1, 2021, you can earn up to $250,000 in gross sales under the Florida Cottage Food Exemption
What's Going on in Florida
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
A Boost for Hernando County’s Scallop Season
Over the last year, a team of volunteers worked hard to help give the bay scallop population off Hernando's coast a much-needed boost. These volunteers go by the name of "Scallop Sitters
Take-all root rot, whether you like it or not!
If you have had issues with declining turf during the Summer and early Fall, it could be take-all! Take-all root rot loves to come out to play in the hot, wet Florida Summers and early Fall. Take-all root rot is a disease that is naturally present on the roots of warm season turf, so that means it is probably chillin’ in your Florida yard right now
Live, Interactive, online classes 12:00 p.m
How Much Do You Need to Retire?
Picture your retirement lifestyle. Where would you like to live? Would you like to travel? Leave money to heirs? Reach these goals by taking a few steps
Back by popular demand: UF/IFAS Extension Broward Urban Sustainable Food Production Short Course
Sustainable urban food production provides benefits that extend beyond addressing food insecurity. The supply chain disruptions caused by COVID-19 continue to be felt across industries and communities