Suwannee County History
Whether you have lived here all your life or have moved to Suwannee County, there are a lot of reasons to love our “home”. Many people travel to foreign countries to learn about history. Our community is steeped ... READ MORE
Hay production is a major crop in Suwannee County. Tuesday October 17th, 2023, two of our outstanding hay producers were recognized at the 2023 Sunbelt Ag Expo for their submission of hay samples into the Southeastern Hay Contest. Doug Carter ... READ MORE
I grew up in restaurants, I love to cook, and I teach commercial food safety. On a recent webinar explaining the most current food code updates, I learned that frozen foods are not created equally.
Did you know that if a commercially prepared ... READ MORE
Being involved in 4-H allows various opportunities for youth to be engaged, it allows them the opportunity to explore careers, express ideas, and allows them to develop life skills. Through the involvement in 4-H, members are able serve on the ... READ MORE
The success of the UF/IFAS Suwannee County’s Quilt in a Week camp could not have happened without a lot of amazing volunteers to help. A big shout out to: Cathy Rogers, Jane Corless, Denise Suits, Lois Scheer, Anda Chance, Sheila ... READ MORE
While you are cleaning out closets and airing out your home this spring, don’t forget to prevent dust build up. Lead found in paint (homes pre-1978) and older items (imported, antique, etc) in your home crumbles over time into dust. Lead ... READ MORE
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. Eating, touching, or smelling the food can cause a reaction. The reactions range from ... READ MORE
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. As a woman in agriculture, ... READ MORE
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 ... READ MORE
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 ... READ MORE