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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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Celebrate National Dairy Month
 June is National Dairy month, so grab yourself a nice cold glass of milk and celebrate! The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that we meet our food group needs with nutrient-dense foods and beverages. These foods provide vitamins, minerals, and other health-promoting components

06/08/2021

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2019 Suwannee Valley Youth Livestock Show and Sale
With deadlines approaching for the 2019 Suwannee Valley Youth Livestock Show and Sale (SVYLSS), it is a good time to start planning for the year. Below is the important information to keep in mind: Important Dates November 1, 2018 - 4HOnline Registration and Membership Fees due; Entry forms due to local Extension Office (NEW RULE) December 8, 2018 -

09/21/2018

Learn more about Florida Red Tide on Nature Knowledge
It's that time of year when "red tide" often becomes a concern for coastal ecosystems in Florida.  In August 2020, the Nature Knowledge program hosted Dr

07/13/2021

Topic Tuesday: Stink Bugs
The ag sector thrives throughout Suwannee County and for producers to continue to be successful, they require up-to-date information on new emerging crops. One research project being conducted at the NFREC-SV is examining Calabaza Squash as a new emerging crop for north Florida led by Dr

06/01/2021

What’s Wrong with My Perennial Peanut?
Perennial peanut has many benefits as both a ground cover and forage. In fact, one of its best features is its resistance to nematodes, pathogens, and drought

05/25/2021

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    Celebrating World Bee Day is the Buzz in Suwannee County
    Why celebrate bees? Celebrate the importance of bees to our food crops and support local beekeepers on May 20. More than 90 crops rely on honeybees for pollination in the US including fruit, fiber, nut and vegetable crops

    05/18/2021

    Sleep for Better Health
    If you asked someone to rank the importance of sleep on a scale of 1-10, they would probably rank it fairly high. Little can compare to a good night's sleep leaving your mind and body feeling refreshed and restored

    05/11/2021