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UF/IFAS Extension

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.

(850) 838-3508
203 Forest Park Dr.
Perry, FL 32348


Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Taylor County 4-H is Promoting Health and Personal Development
Substance abuse has long been regarded by health officials, community leaders, educators, and parents alike as one of the most important problems facing this country. With over half a million deaths per year attributed to smoking, alcohol, and illicit drugs, you can see the problem of substance abuse is real


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It’s Time to Stand Up and Holler #AllForTheGators!
Thursday, February 16 is UF's fifth annual Gator Nation Giving Day, when University of Florida alumni, students, faculty, staff, families and friends worldwide all get a chance to Stand Up & Holler #AllForTheGators! One thing I’ve learned from my travels around the state is that Gators are passionate ambassadors for the Gator Nation. I see it everywhere in the pride


3rd Annual Chick Chain Show
Local 4-Hers competed among thirty-two youth that showed 50 hens from Taylor, Madison, Suwannee and Lafayette counties at the Chick Chain show. Hallie Tharpe received 2nd place in the Cloverbud division


Renegades Horse Club Members Compete at Area North
The Taylor County 4-H Renegades horse club recently traveled to Clay County for the Area Horse show. Two local youths competed and qualified for the State Horse Show that will be held in July


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    Egg-tremely Educational
    4-H Embryology project If you have visited Taylor County Primary School recently, you discovered more than just students learning. You also encountered more than 60 fertilized eggs in incubators


    GI-GMP Could Save the State Millions and Boost Local Economy
    Green Industry Best Management Practices Certifications: Could Potentially Save the State Millions of Dollars and Boost Local Counties Economy Part of a comprehensive program under the University of Florida’s, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program is the Green Industry Best Management Practices (GI-BMP) Program; a standardization of practices for proper pruning, planting, weeding, fertilizing, irrigation, and pesticide use. That would