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Protecting and Enhancing Brain Health


June 4, 2023

Maintaining brain health is crucial for leading a fulfilling and productive life and like other organs, the brain needs adequate care and attention to function normally. By adopting a brain-healthy lifestyle and making simple changes to your ... READ MORE

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National Nutrition Month


March 13, 2023

In observance of National Nutrition Month, individuals are urged to adopt healthier eating habits and engage in physical activity. The current year's theme, "Fuel for the Future," emphasizes the importance of consuming nutritious foods that ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition

Celebrate Heart Health Month


January 30, 2023

During the month of February, we encourage all people to take an assessment of their heart health. For starters, ask yourself this simple question. What are you doing to protect your heart? What is heart disease? Heart disease is the “umbrella” ... READ MORE

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Sesame Added To List of Top Allergens


January 17, 2023

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

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: Allergens, Allergic Reaction, Food Safety, Sesame, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Soil Test Now to Get a Head Start on Spring Planting: Part 1


December 22, 2022

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

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Horticulture, Row Crops, Suwannee County, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Start Healthy Holiday Traditions


December 20, 2022

Families and friends cherish holiday traditions because they have a way of bringing us closer. They often reflect our values and beliefs and provide a time to relate and communicate with one another. This quality time helps solidify relationships ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition

Are You Looking for a Way to get Financial Assistance on Your Farm or Forestry Operation?


November 21, 2022

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

Category: Agribusiness, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Forests, Horticulture, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, , Water
Tags: Agriculture, Conservation Farming, Farm, Farm Equipment, Farm Management, Finance, Money, NFREC Suwannee Valley, Row Crops, Small Farms, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month


November 15, 2022

Radon exposure is the leading cause of lung cancer for nonsmokers.  In Florida, radon test data reveals that 1 out of every five homes tested had radon levels at or above the US Environmental Protection Agency’s action level for indoor radon. ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: Home Maintenance, Prevention, Radon, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

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