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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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Invasion of the Landscape Snatchers: Mother of Millions (Kalanchoe x houghtnoii)
Mother of Millions (Kalanchoe x houghtnonii) The Mother of Millions gets its name because of the hundreds of offspring it produces and spreads across the landscape. This specific plant has been problematic for Nassau County's coastal ecosystems by displacing the natural plant material along the coastal dunes

10/13/2021

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Virtual Showcase of 4-H County Events 2020
As most Nassau County 4-H'ers already know, County Events 2020 has been postponed indefinitely as a result of the Covid-19 virus spreading around the county and the world.  Unfortunately, all of the youth who worked so hard on their various presentations, photos and musical acts weren't able to perform in front of a live audience and a panel of judges

03/18/2020

NFREC Quincy—100 Years of Service and Adaptation
It was the summer of 1978. I had just graduated with a BS degree in Agronomy from the Ohio State University

10/13/2021

Invasion of the Landscape Snatchers: Mexican Petunia (Ruellia simplex)
Mexican Petunia (Ruellia simplex) You can easily identify Mexican Petunia in the landscape. Its upright growth produces beautiful blue to purple flowers

10/11/2021

Invasion of the Landscape Snatchers: Wild Taro (Colocasia esculenta)
Wild Taro (Colocasia esculenta) Unlike other invasive plants introduced for their ornamental quality, Wild Taro appeared as a potential crop substitute. The U

10/09/2021

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    Invasion of the Landscape Snatchers: Coral Ardisia (Ardisia crenata)
    Coral Ardisia (Ardisia crenata) Coral Ardisia, in some communities, is recognized as "Public Enemy #1". Its rampant growth throughout our natural communities quickly displaces natural plant communities

    10/07/2021

    Invasion of the Landscape Snatchers: Tuberous Sword Fern (Nephrolepis cordifolia)
    Tuberous Sword Fern/Boston Fern (Nephrolepis cordifolia) The Tuberous Sword Fern swarms our landscapes and is easily found at many nurseries around the county. It goes by many names, including Boston Fern

    10/05/2021