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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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What are County Events?
Every spring, Suwannee County 4-H holds their Annual County Events Day.  This is an opportunity for youth to show off what they have learned through their 4-H projects


What's Going On Near You

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 -


4-H Leg: 50 Years of Giving Youth a Voice in Government
There’s a famous quote, often attributed to Mahatma Gandhi, that we must “be the change we wish to see in the world.” Few of us take the opportunity to meet that challenge


4-H: Combatting Participation Culture with Life Skills Development
Participation In an age where the topic of participation trophies sparks a heated debate, 4-H offers an alternative by teaching youth activities where the results are the reward through life skills development! Projects Projects like Gardening encourage active lifestyles and help expand the food choices of participants. Cooking and Baking help youth learn to read recipes, do common fractional math, and make choices to consume a healthy diet


Hay Bale Decorating Contest 2019
If you have passed by the Extension Office on CR 136 in Live Oak during the past month, you may have noticed some colorful decor on the side of the road. These hay bale creations were created by nine of our community clubs and one of our creative staff members


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    Horse Herald- Inside the Horse’s Mouth
    Your horse has one set of permanent teeth and it is important to help maintain their dental health as horses life spans increase. Read the edition of the Horse Herald below to learn about equine dentistry and what's really in your horse's mouth


    Horse Herald- Basics of Coat Colors
    Did you know a horse's coat begins with one of two colors? Whether breeding horses, or just interested in your horses coat colors, this newsletter edition is for you! Sign up at the end the article to receive the Horse Herald directly in your email inbox! Click Here & Register to receive the Horse Herald right to your inbox!.