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UF/IFAS Extension
Nassau County

Nassau County Extension staff conduct programs in 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Lawns Gardens & Landscapes, and Familes & Consumers.

Contact

nassau@ifas.ufl.edu
(904) 530-6353
543350 US Hwy 1
Callahan, FL 32011-6486

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Turkey Basics: Safe Cooking
Turkey Basics: Safe Cooking A food thermometer should be used to ensure a safe minimum internal temperature of 165 °F has been reached to destroy bacteria and prevent foodborne illness. Many variables can affect the roasting time of a whole turkey: A partially frozen turkey requires longer cooking

12/02/2019

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Indian River County Extension Accepts Peanut Butter Challenge
By Yvonne Florian, Indian River Extension, Program Assistant and Christine Kelly-Begazo. Indian River County Extension has taken up the Challenge!! For the past few years, the UF IFAS Extension offices in the Florida Panhandle, where the country's second largest peanut crop is grown, have been challenging each other to collect as many unopened jars of peanut butter as possible for their local food

11/26/2019

CDC Update Lung Illness Outbreak and E-Cigarettes and Vaping
Update, on Lung Injury Outbreak Among People Who Use E-Cigarettes or Vape This update was publicized on Thursday, September 19, 2019 from officials at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Currently, there is a national public health investigation about the occurrence of life-threatening illness in otherwise healthy young people reported from around the country

09/20/2019

CALS Graduating Student Profile: Marlena Moore
Marlena Moore always wanted to be a part of agriculture. With an affinity for numbers, majoring in food and resource economics was a perfect fit

12/11/2019

Flu Vaccination
Why should people get vaccinated against flu? Influenza is a potentially serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Every flu season is different, and influenza infection can affect people differently, but millions of people get flu every year, hundreds of thousands of people are hospitalized and thousands to tens of thousands of people die from flu-related causes every year

12/02/2019

Diabetes Education and Walking Program
Description Diabetes touches almost every part of your life. It’s a serious, lifelong condition, but there’s a lot you can do to protect your health

09/23/2019

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    CDC Update Lung Illness Outbreak and E-Cigarettes and Vaping
    Update, on Lung Injury Outbreak Among People Who Use E-Cigarettes or Vape This update was publicized on Thursday, September 19, 2019 from officials at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Currently, there is a national public health investigation about the occurrence of life-threatening illness in otherwise healthy young people reported from around the country

    09/20/2019

    Executive Style Transportation between Nassau County and downtown Jacksonville
    The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) and Nassau County Council on Aging have brought "Nassau Express Select" to Nassau County. It is an affordable and comfortable transportation service, with pick up and drop off stops at the Lofton Square Shopping Center in Yulee, and at Rosa Parks Transit Station in downtown Jacksonville

    09/16/2019