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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.

(386) 362-2771
1302 11th Street SW
Live Oak, FL 32064


Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Sesame Added To List of Top Allergens
When someone has an allergic reaction, it is the body’s response to a protein in a food. The body thinks the protein is dangerous and begins to attack it


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Search the IFAS Directory to find an expert.

National Ag Day: Growing a Climate for Tomorrow
March 21st is National Agriculture Day, a time to recognize and celebrate the men and women who produce our food, fuel and fiber. Now celebrating its 50th Anniversary, the theme for this year’s Ag Day is “Growing a Climate for Tomorrow”


Safety First!
As a fifth generation to my family’s farm, I can remember as a kid driving tractors, mowing pastures, and baling hay. I remember dad giving me the basic run down of the dos and don’ts of operating the tractor


Soil Test Now to Get a Head Start on Spring Planting: Part 1
Want to get a head start on planting this spring? Then the time to soil test is now! Soil testing is an easy way to determine the nutrient management needs ahead of time. This can allow for easier planning and budgeting of resources for farmers and homeowners alike


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    Start Healthy Holiday Traditions
    Families and friends cherish holiday traditions because they have a way of bringing us closer. They often reflect our values and beliefs and provide a time to relate and communicate with one another


    Are You Looking for a Way to get Financial Assistance on Your Farm or Forestry Operation?
    Introduction to financial assistance program for all farm and forestry operations will be Offered Dec 13th, 2022 at the NFREC-SV for Suwannee all surrounding counties Financial Assistance Expo flyer Who do farm and forestry producers go to for financial assistance? Homeowners.