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UF/IFAS Extension
Suwannee County

Welcome to the UF/IFAS Extension in Suwannee County website. From learning principles of proper nutrition to growing profitable crops and helping youth develop leadership skills and self esteem. Suwannee County's Extension offers a wealth of practical information for the citizens of our county.

Contact

suwannee@ifas.ufl.edu
(386) 362-2771
1302 11th Street SW
Live Oak, FL 32064

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Unwanted Mold, but Prevalent in Florida!
Humidity Levels As temperatures and humidity levels rise outdoors, you may find an unwelcomed visitor inside your bathroom. This visitor can cause allergic reactions to people who have sensitivities or those who have allergies and asthma

05/26/2020

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Selecting Beef Cuts for Grilling
With the 4th of July being this Saturday, we want to share some tips with you on selecting beef cuts for grilling! Watch as UF/IFAS Levy County Extension Director, Ed Jennings, describes what makes certain cuts perfect for grilling and which cuts you'd want to avoid purchasing if you plan to grill this weekend. Happy Grilling!

06/30/2020

Question of the Day- What makes beef palatable?
Florida and the Beef Market The primary product of the Florida cattle industry is weaned calves heading out of state.  This is due to that fact that there aren't enough facilities close to Florida to raise all of these animals to a finished or end weight and process them

05/16/2019

Feeling cooped up in quarantine? UF releases new guide to raising backyard chickens
In the early days of the pandemic, as bare grocery store shelves prompted concerns about the food supply, many became interested in producing more of their food at home. Some flocked to local agricultural feed stores in search of baby chicks that would grow up to produce eggs fresh from the backyard

07/09/2020

Magic in the Movement
Recently, I’ve found myself a bit more restless than normal. At times experiencing an overwhelming sense to “do something” while scrambling to be more productive both personally and professionally

04/15/2020

Tired Taste Buds? Try Growing this Vegetable in Your Garden
Many gardeners like to try new things in their garden. Asian vegetables add nutrition and new flavors to your healthy meals

02/17/2020

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    Question of the Day- What makes beef palatable?
    Florida and the Beef Market The primary product of the Florida cattle industry is weaned calves heading out of state.  This is due to that fact that there aren't enough facilities close to Florida to raise all of these animals to a finished or end weight and process them

    05/16/2019

    The Annual Suwannee Valley Fall Harvest Experience Kicks Off!
    Each year during the fall harvest season, public schools from all around North Florida send youth to the Fall Harvest Experience located at the North Florida Research and Education Center-Suwannee Valley in Live Oak. In addition to hosting student participants from public schools, 4H members from around the region have also been invited to attend on a special

    10/30/2018