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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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Functional Foods
These days, it is not hard to find food advertisements that claim to do everything from supporting weight loss to reducing the risk of chronic disease.  There are, however, a very particular group of foods  promoted as "superfoods

11/12/2018

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2018 Baker County 4-H Holiday Bake-Off
The purpose of the Holiday Bake-Off is to encourage adults and youth to work together on a project.  This is not a traditional 4-H contest where a 4-H member must do all the work themselves

11/13/2018

What is the Future of our Food?
Agriculture provides the fundamental sustenance of life, and without it no human can survive. Agriculture impacts the food, health, economy, environment, technology, and well-being of all

03/05/2018

Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people

10/04/2018

High Blood Pressure
Like most people, you probably know someone that has high blood pressure also called "hypertension."  Based on data from 2018, there are now more than 100 million Americans suffering from this disease

10/28/2018

Peanut Fun Facts
Nutritional Facts: Peanuts provide a delicious and accessible source of protein to the human diet.  Peanuts are considered a legume and are related to beans, lentils, and soy

07/01/2018

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    What is the Future of our Food?
    Agriculture provides the fundamental sustenance of life, and without it no human can survive. Agriculture impacts the food, health, economy, environment, technology, and well-being of all

    03/05/2018

    When Nuisance Laws Hurt
    Nuisance Laws are not just for dogs. At the Housing Education and Research Association annual conference, I learned about nuisance laws in housing

    12/21/2017