UF/IFAS Extension
Lafayette County

Lafayette is a small rural county in the Big Bend of Florida. UF/IFAS Extension is a partnership between state, federal, and county governments to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public.

Contact

jessjohnson@ufl.edu
(386)294-1279
176 SW Community Circle
Mayo, Florida 32066

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm
Closed from 12pm - 1pm for Lunch

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Making Healthier Holiday Choices
The holidays are often filled with time-honored traditions that include some of our favorite meals and foods.  As you celebrate, think of little changes you can make to create a healthier meals and active days

12/07/2017

What's Going on Near You

Dine-In Day: Celebrate Healthy Family Mealtime
When was the last time you and your family sat down and ate dinner together?  Over the years, a "family meal" has changed definition.  With busy schedules and more mothers working, sometimes it is hard to find the time to actually have a meal together

11/14/2017

Importance of Healthy Weight Control
Are you trying to lose weight?  Do you practice proper diet and exercise?  It is important to know the difference between healthy and unhealthy weight-loss behaviors.

11/05/2017

Hurricanes, Dairy Cows and the State Agricultural Response Team
I grew up on a Pennsylvania dairy farm before studying animal sciences and working as an Extension agriculture dairy agent. Needless to say, I’ve been around a few cows over the years

10/30/2017

Winter Weather For Our Area
For the second straight year, the weather phenomenon La Nina is likely to affect the U.S

12/06/2017

Money Management Help For Millennials- Part 2
In Part 1 of "Money Management Help for Millennials", we discussed millennials lacking of a basic financial education. In this segment, we will discuss spending without a plan

11/13/2017

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    Importance of Healthy Weight Control
    Are you trying to lose weight?  Do you practice proper diet and exercise?  It is important to know the difference between healthy and unhealthy weight-loss behaviors.

    11/05/2017

    What Will I Do With All Of These Vegetables?
    A home garden is great, but what do you do with all those vegetables that you harvest?  How can you make those vegetables last all winter long?   Freezing vegetables is a great way to save money and ensure you are eating quality food.  It is an excellent way to preserve fresh vegetables at home

    10/22/2017