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UF/IFAS Extension
Flagler County

UF/IFAS Extension Flagler County is a partnership between State, Federal, and County governments for the purpose of providing scientific knowledge and expertise to the public. You can check out our recent blog posts below. You can "sort by your interest" to see blogs from other program areas.

Contact

flagler@ifas.ufl.edu
386.437.7464
150 Sawgrass Road
Bunnell, FL 32110

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Tax Refund
If you receive a tax refund this year, it may be tempting to spend it on new electronics, a vacation or some other luxury item. Before rushing to the car dealership, furniture store or shopping center, take a moment to reflect on your financial situation

01/28/2019

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Summer Vegetables Pressure Canning Class
Carrots, peppers, okra - oh my! What are you going to do with all of those garden veggies this summer? Preserve them of course! Food preservation is a nutritious and economical way to turn fresh foods into pantry staples. This workshop will teach you the science behind safe food preservation and the proper method of canning low acid foods with a pressure canning demonstration

06/03/2019

Florida Fresh: Eggplant
The eggplant was first grown some 4,000 years ago in India and Pakistan. Thomas Jefferson , who grew eggplant in his garden at Monticello, is thought to have originally introduced the plant to the United States

04/26/2018

Eight Months Later, Reflecting on Hurricane Michael and UF/IFAS Extension’s Role in Recovery
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- As each June brings a new hurricane season, the people of Florida begin to ready themselves for any storm that may target the state’s shorelines

06/13/2019

Pumpkins
Pumpkins are a member of the gourd family, which includes cucumbers, honeydew melons, cantaloupe, watermelons and zucchini. Beta-carotene is responsible for giving pumpkins their bright, orange color

11/05/2018

Learning to Feed the World One Cabbage at a Time
That is exactly what Skyler Strickland did this school year! Skyler is a 3rd grade student at Bunnell Elementary School and she grew the largest cabbage in her school’s 2018 Bonnie Cabbage Contest.  The program is provided by a partnership with the school, Bonnie Plant Company, and Flagler County 4-H

05/29/2018

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    Florida Fresh: Eggplant
    The eggplant was first grown some 4,000 years ago in India and Pakistan. Thomas Jefferson , who grew eggplant in his garden at Monticello, is thought to have originally introduced the plant to the United States

    04/26/2018

    Strawberries
    Florida ranks second in the United States in the production of strawberries. Florida produces 15 percent of the total U

    03/07/2018