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UF/IFAS Extension
Marion County

UF/IFAS Extension Marion County is a cooperation between the Marion County Board of County Commissioners and the University of Florida to deliver relevant, research-based education programs that result in healthy people, healthy environments and healthy economies.

Contact

extensionservice@marioncountyfl.org
(352) 671-8400
2232 NE Jacksonville Rd
Ocala, FL 34470

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Planning Healthful Vegetarian Diets
Nourishing and beneficial vegetarian Properly planned vegetarian diets can be nourishing and offer many health benefits.  Research has shown that vegetarian diets may reduce risk of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease, as well as certain types of cancers

10/15/2019

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Homebuyer Education Workshop Series
HOMEBUYER EDUCATION  UF/IFAS Extension Marion County Classroom 2232 NE Jacksonville Road Ocala, FL 34470 Registration Fee: Individuals:  $30 Couples:  $40 Register at Eventbrite: hbe-marion-may19.eventbrite

04/18/2019

At Your Service: The New Food Label
Eating Habits Have Changed Can you believe it was 1993 when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) introduced the first “Nutrition Facts” label for food and beverage packages?   For the past 26 years, consumers have used the food label to select more healthful foods.  However, our eating habits, food supply, and consumption trends have changed so much since then

10/03/2019

UF/IFAS Experts Help Farmers Cope with Mental Stress
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla --- When some people think of a farmer, they conjure an image of a stoic, tough-as-nails figure – one who can cope with any hardship

10/03/2019

Check out this Cruciferous Veggie
It may not be the most popular vegetable, but it definitely is one of the healthiest.  Cabbage is a cruciferous vegetable in the same family as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, arugula, bok choy, collard greens, horseradish, kale, rutabaga, turnips, and wasabi

10/10/2019

Is Your Cart Heart Smart?
Healthful eating begins.

10/04/2019

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    At Your Service: The New Food Label
    Eating Habits Have Changed Can you believe it was 1993 when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) introduced the first “Nutrition Facts” label for food and beverage packages?   For the past 26 years, consumers have used the food label to select more healthful foods.  However, our eating habits, food supply, and consumption trends have changed so much since then

    10/03/2019

    Get the Facts about Navigating the Equifax Data Breach
    Get the Facts Lions, tigers, and scammers, oh my!!  As if a data breach at Equifax (announced September 2017) is not enough, look-alike websites continue to pop up offering consumers “help” if their data has been breached.  All you’d have to do is just enter your personal information

    08/27/2019