UF/IFAS Extension
Putnam County

The University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is a federal, state, and county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences.

(386) 329-0318
111 Yelvington Rd., Suite 1
East Palatka, FL 32131


Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Health Benefits of Gardening
DID YOU KNOW THESE HEALTH BENEFITS OF GARDENING?  30 minutes of digging and shoveling burns about 150 calories. This is equivalent to riding a stationary bike at the gym for the same amount of time


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EVENT: Instant pressure cooker basics
Sure, you could "experiment" in the kitchen with your new, electric multicooker, the great tool that it is for working professionals, busy parents and active seniors. But, better to join us Jan


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UF Students Compete as Finalists in National Product Development Baking Competition
A team of University of Florida food science and human nutrition graduate students have been selected as one of three college groups to compete as finalists for the nation’s most prominent scholarship competition for students pursuing careers in food technology and science, baking and culinary arts. The students will compete in the final round of the American Society of Baking (ASBE) Product Development Competition on March 1, 2020 at


Hurricane Preparedness: Food Supply
Preparing Your Food Supply Before the Storm Hurricane season is upon us. If you haven’t already started (or finished) your hurricane preparations, now is the time


Share Your Savings Goal and Win up to $750 in the #ImSavingForSweepstakes To celebrate the upcoming America Saves Week (Feb. 26-March 3, 2018), America Saves is launching the #ImSavingForSweepstakes


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    PreventT2 is part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The program includes a trained lifestyle coach, CDC-approved curriculum, and group support