As a part of Farm City Week Marion County Extension honors individuals from our Community for their contributions to Agriculture. Since its inception in 2003 Marion County has recognized thirty-four men and women for their place in Marion County’s ... READ MORE
The beginning of the 4-H year can be an intimidating and overwhelming experience for volunteers and 4-H families. Countless deadlines, numerous resources to keep track of, virtual learning opportunities, the list of items goes on and on. It ... READ MORE
"Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something, and has lost something" - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
We are all human. Each person across the globe is experiencing our current pandemic behind a different lens. And yet, ... READ MORE
Depression is common in older adults.
Late-life depression affects 6 million Americans aged 65 or older yet only 10% receive treatment. Even though older adults are at an increased risk for experiencing depression, it is not ... READ MORE
Medical Appointments during the COVID-19 Outbreak
Taking into consideration the COVID-19 outbreak, monitoring our health and well-being has taken on even more importance. In light of the pandemic, you may be wondering about your medical appointments. ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
Two hundred and sixty two sunrises and sunsets transpire before the sun comes up on the second of July, the very day of the year that is the exact halfway mark for the calendar year. Of course we have already passed that mark and ... READ MORE