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UF/IFAS Extension
TAYLOR County

From learning principles of proper nutrition to growing profitable crops - from helping youth develop leadership skills and self esteem to creating artificial reefs - Taylor County's Extension Service offers a wealth of practical information for the citizens of our county.

Contact

taylor@ifas.ufl.edu
(850) 838-3508
203 Forest Park Dr.
Perry, FL 32348

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Vibrio in Florida – Know the Facts!
Authors: Holly Abeels, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension; Gabby Barbarite, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, FL Atlantic University; Betty Staugler, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension; L Scott Jackson, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension Recent news headlines report another emergence of the bacteria Vibrio vulnificus and Vibrio parahaemolyticus. Recently, the term “flesh-eating bacteria” has been used to refer to

08/06/2019

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EVENT: Instant Pressure Cooking Basics
Sure, you could "experiment" in the kitchen with your new, electric multicooker, the great tool that it is for working professionals, busy parents and active seniors. But, better to learn the basics in our easy, 2-hour class on Nov

10/21/2019

Pioneer Snook in the Nature Coast
What are pioneer snook? Common snook (Centropomus undecimalis) are a highly sought-after sport fish found in tropical and subtropical waters of the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean.  Lately, anglers are catching many more snook in the Nature Coast than they were just a few years ago

07/01/2019

Keeping the Weight Off…..For Good
When it comes to weight loss, there’s no lack of fad diets promising fast results. But such diets limit your nutritional intake, can be unhealthy, and tend to fail in the long run

07/24/2019

Health Promotion in Communities of Faith
According to the CDC, more than 46 million Americans (about 15 percent of the U.S

07/22/2019

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    Pioneer Snook in the Nature Coast
    What are pioneer snook? Common snook (Centropomus undecimalis) are a highly sought-after sport fish found in tropical and subtropical waters of the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean.  Lately, anglers are catching many more snook in the Nature Coast than they were just a few years ago

    07/01/2019

    Congratulations to the Nature Coast Champions!
    We are pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural class of the Nature Coast Champion award! The Nature Coast Champion is a new award program initiated by the UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station. The awards recognize people providing leadership and implementation of best practices for conservation and management of natural resources in Florida's Nature Coast

    06/05/2019