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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.

Contact

putnam@ifas.ufl.edu
(386) 329-0318
111 Yelvington Rd., Suite 1
East Palatka, FL 32131

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Personalize Your Plate – It’s All About You!
March is National Nutrition Month, and this year’s theme is “Personalize Your Plate” (Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2021). Meals and snacks are so much more enjoyable when it includes food or beverages we love to consume

03/12/2021

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Upcoming Virtual Events
Check out these upcoming virtual event opportunities offered by the Agriculture and Natural Resources agent at UF/IFAS Extension Baker County. Small & Backyard Poultry: Home Remedies - What You Should and Should Not Do June 1st, 3 PM Eastern There is a lot of information on the internet on how to deal with injured or sick chickens

05/14/2021

How To Effectively Disinfect A Private Drinking Well
Hurricanes bring excessive rain. When heavy rains bring flooding to an area, your private well may not be safe to drink

09/18/2020

Mother’s Day feature: Farming, and UF/IFAS, runs in the family
Ann Blount calls herself a “weekend farmer.” The Blount family’s 300-acre farm in Gadsden County can trace its roots back to 1908, evolving from shade tobacco to sweet potato fields, and eventually to its current timber, cattle and hay operation

05/06/2021

4 Ways to Reduce Sodium in Your Diet
Heart disease continues to be the “leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States” and is one of the most preventable" (CDC, 2020). One risk factor of heart disease in uncontrolled high blood pressure

03/01/2021

I Saw Santa Eating Sweet Corn
The UF/IFAS Hastings Agriculture Extension Center (HAEC) accomplished a challenging feat and grew sweet corn during this wet fall weather.  Two phases (0

12/29/2020

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    How To Effectively Disinfect A Private Drinking Well
    Hurricanes bring excessive rain. When heavy rains bring flooding to an area, your private well may not be safe to drink

    09/18/2020

    What Should I Do After My Drinking Well Is Flooded?
    Hurricanes are one of nature’s most powerful storms. They produce strong winds, storm surge flooding, and heavy rainfall

    08/06/2020