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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UF Honors Veterans at Free Family Fishing Event
By Kim Scotto-Kelley GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The UF/IFAS School of Forest Resources and Conservation (SFRC) will host its final Family Fishing Day of the year on Saturday, Nov


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Camellias Offer Fall/Winter Color
Ask Master Gardener JoAnn Green After enjoying the lovely colors of wildflowers and leaves changing in September and October, there are few plants in my landscape that offer a punch of color in late fall like camellias.  I planted a large bed of sasanqua camellias for my husband whose birthday is in November in hopes that we could celebrate him with flowers each year


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