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UF/IFAS Extension
Madison County

The Madison County Extension Service is a partnership between the University of Florida, USDA and Madison County. Three main program focus areas are Agriculture, Family & Consumer Sciences, and 4-H Youth Development

Contact

madison@ifas.ufl.edu
(850) 973-4138
184 NW College Loop
Madison, FL 32340

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Helping Kids Learn to Love Vegetables
Photo credit: Samantha Kennedy, UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County, Family Consumer Sciences Kids and Vegetables Kids and vegetables have historically had a love-hate relationship. It is not clear why this came to be, but it is clear many kids claim to dislike vegetables even when they have not even tried them

09/13/2018

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Native Plants At The Fall Plant Sale
Plant Sale - Saturday, September 22, 2018 Planted here are some native plants we will have available at the fall plant sale, scheduled for Saturday, September 22.  Many attract desirable wildlife – birds, bees and butterflies! Coral Bean (Erythrina Herbacea) Hummingbirds and butterflies are drawn to the red tubular flowers of coral beans, which grow on tall stalks in

09/11/2018

Extension 4-H Summer Camps All Sewn Up
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences It was a busy summer at the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension office, offering a variety of day camps to youth 8 to 15 years old, in an array of topics. From computers and cooking, to gardening and sewing, our day camps offered a little something for everyone

08/02/2018

Sanjay Shukla and UF/IFAS Extension Innovation
Innovation has long been a value embedded in UF/IFAS Extension programming. From our first days over a century ago to what we are delivering today, Extension faculty have been committed to using technology and innovation in the delivery of educational programs

06/25/2018

Hidden Household Hazards
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 30,000 people die each year in the United States due to unintentional injury within the home environment. An overwhelming majority of these are due to poisonings, falls, and fires

09/10/2018

Shopping Safely Online
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Back in June, I wrote about a variety of tips that can help consumers stay safe online. This month, I want to revisit that topic again, with a closer look more specifically at online shopping

08/15/2018

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    Extension 4-H Summer Camps All Sewn Up
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences It was a busy summer at the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension office, offering a variety of day camps to youth 8 to 15 years old, in an array of topics. From computers and cooking, to gardening and sewing, our day camps offered a little something for everyone

    08/02/2018

    Back to School Survival Tips
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences The new school year begins in Wakulla County on August 10, and back to school fever is in full swing. It is an exciting and often anxious time for many students and parents as they readjust to a more rigid schedule

    08/02/2018