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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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Ft. McCoy Library – Diabetes Education Program
Ft. McCoy Library & UF/IFAS Marion County Extension present a free 11-session self-management education program for adults with type 2 diabetes

12/10/2018

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

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

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

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

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    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

    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