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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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COVID has Improved Food Safety
Silver Lining One of the silver linings of COVID pandemic for me as a food safety instructor has been the increased focus on handwashing and sanitizing surfaces. I am especially thrilled about increased handwashing since the correlation between health and handwashing is not visible

03/29/2021

What's Going on in Florida

Sculpture and Plants Greet Park Visitors
Florida Master Gardeners, park rangers and Friends of Manatee Springs celebrated the 67th Anniversary of Manatee Springs State Park.  Sculpture was commissioned by local artist and welder

05/06/2021

I Did “Nut” know the Best to Store Walnuts
AS we get closer to the holiday season, baking is something I look forward to doing. In my family, some like baked goods with nuts and some them without nuts

10/27/2020

New course on “Firescaping” begins June 9th; REGISTER now
This new FIRESCAPING course will help you prepare your community for wildfires! Every year hundreds to thousands of wildfires occur across Florida and the southeastern US, threatening both residents and their homes. Fortunately, there are actions residents can take, such as firescaping, to help reduce their wildfire risk

05/06/2021

Money Management Series
Savings Strategies: Part 1 Do you cringe when you hear the words “New Year’s resolution or do you embrace it?” Either way, you are not alone. Almost half of all Americans make a resolution at the beginning of every year

01/12/2021

Slow Cooker Meals: Mix It, Set It, and Forget It
It’s that time of the year when days are shorter, nights are longer, and temperature are starting to drop. It’s also one of the busiest times of the year which means we are more likely to grab fast food instead of preparing meals at home

12/03/2020

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    I Did “Nut” know the Best to Store Walnuts
    AS we get closer to the holiday season, baking is something I look forward to doing. In my family, some like baked goods with nuts and some them without nuts

    10/27/2020

    Simple Steps to Save Money at the Grocery Store
    Want to save money at the grocery store? Learn how to do this in a few easy steps. Understand the process and learn what to do before you go to the store, what to look for while you are at the store and what to do when you return home from the store

    09/08/2020