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UF/IFAS Extension
Leon County

UF/IFAS Leon Extension is a federal, state, and county partnership throughout Florida, with the mission to improve our lives by developing knowledge in agriculture, natural resources, and the life sciences and to make that knowledge accessible to sustain and enhance the quality of human life.

Contact

marcusb@ufl.edu
(850) 606-5200
615 Paul Russell Rd.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Recording the Impacts of COVID-19 on Agricultural Professionals
Recording the Impacts of COVID-19 on Agricultural Professionals UF/IFAS researchers are surveying agricultural professionals on the impact of COVID-19. The intent of the project is to capture the stories within the Florida food system to provide insights into the adaptations, innovations, and issues that have arisen throughout the food system during this pandemic

08/24/2020

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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

How to Use a Food Thermometer
You can’t tell by looking if your food is done cooking. Using a food thermometer not only ensures your food is properly cooked to reduce the risk of harmful bacteria, but it also prevents overcooking

11/22/2019

Lynnette Jean Named Family Nutrition Program Associate Director
By Stella Harbilas Lynnette Jean has been named the new associate director for the UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program. She began her official duties July 10, 2020 “My focus in leading the Family Nutrition Program is on leveraging our strengths and expertise with those of our community partners,” said Jean

10/12/2020

Let’s Walk Florida Virtual Activity Program
Physical activity can improve your health and mental wellness, prevent chronic disease, and help you maintain a healthy body weight! Let’s Walk Florida is a 10-week physical activity education program designed to promote physical wellness among Floridians. Participants will receive weekly educational guides, be asked to track physical activity minutes, and have access to a private Facebook group where they can share their

04/22/2020

Dine In on December 3rd
Make the pledge to Dine In on Tuesday, December 3rd.  Dine In for better health – physical, social, and cultural

11/29/2019

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    How to Use a Food Thermometer
    You can’t tell by looking if your food is done cooking. Using a food thermometer not only ensures your food is properly cooked to reduce the risk of harmful bacteria, but it also prevents overcooking

    11/22/2019

    Simple Cranberry Sauce
    Cranberries were likely a part of the Thanksgiving tradition dating all the way back to the very first one. Native Americans ate dried or fresh cranberries and they used cranberries for dye and medicinal purposes

    11/22/2019