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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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Keep Your Eye on Potatoes
Potatoes are one of America’s most popular vegetables.  Whether baked, boiled, microwaved, steamed or fried, they are a favorite complement to most any meal

09/15/2018

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Sharing Wisdom: Matters of Health & Wealth
Sharing Wisdom: Matters of Health & Wealth An educational series that promises to put facts in your head and a smile on your face! Day: Mondays - 1:30 - 3:00.

09/07/2018

Hurricanes and Mosquitoes
While the official hurricane season begins June 1 and runs through the end of November, hurricanes and tropical storms are most likely to develop when the waters of the Atlantic Ocean are warmest, typically in August and September. Given central Florida’s propensity for rain during the summer months, quite often by the time hurricane rains arrive soils are already saturated

08/14/2018

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

Look Beyond Green and Orange for More Great Eats
Cauliflower is not new on the produce scene, yet it still has not made the top of the list for favorite vegetables.  This is a shame considering it is an excellent source of vitamin C and potassium and a good source of folate

09/01/2018

Safety Tips for School Gardens
It’s that time of year again… School is in and many schools around the state have begun implementing school garden programs to promote healthy living in students’ and families’ lives. School garden programs are a great way for students to learn essential life skills such as using scientific methods, managing resources, taking community action and acquiring new knowledge in understanding where our food comes from

08/28/2018

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    Hurricanes and Mosquitoes
    While the official hurricane season begins June 1 and runs through the end of November, hurricanes and tropical storms are most likely to develop when the waters of the Atlantic Ocean are warmest, typically in August and September. Given central Florida’s propensity for rain during the summer months, quite often by the time hurricane rains arrive soils are already saturated

    08/14/2018

    Key Information About Home Health Care and Medicare
    Home health care is in-home care given for an illness or injury. When injuries or illness interrupt our lives, worries compound

    08/01/2018