Extension Suwannee County

HEY! Do you know your HAY?

October 24, 2023

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

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Farm, Forages, Hay Crops, North Florida Agriculture, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Don’t Eat the Frozen Peas (unless they were cooked first!)

September 26, 2023

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

Category: Food Safety, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: FCS, Food Safety, Frozen Foods, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

The Power of Livestock Judging

September 19, 2023

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, 4-h Livestock, Agriculture, Animals, Cattle, Farm, Livestock, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Showcasing the Final Products from Quilt Camp

September 13, 2023

Volunteers! 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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Community Volunteers, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: #JOANNLOVES4H, DayCamp4-H, Florida4H, Quiltcamp4H, Suwannee County Extension, Suwannee4H, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Safeguard Your Health

August 28, 2023

Each year, a substantial number of adults in the United States become seriously ill, leading to hospitalization, all due to illnesses that could have been easily prevented through vaccination. This is in part why we celebrate National Immunization ... READ MORE


Stay Hydrated and Beat the Summer Heat

July 17, 2023

With the recent high temperatures, it's important to prioritize hydration and water intake for a healthy and enjoyable summer. According to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, men should consume about 15.5 cups of ... READ MORE


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