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Families & Consumers

We know your life is complicated. That's why we have information about health and nutrition, money management, food, home concerns, relationships, and many other topics. Our resources can help you whether you are retired, a first-time parent, a teen, or someone in between.

To find out what Extension services are available in your area or to get personal assistance, please contact your county Extension office.


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Healthy Living in the New Year

Follow these tips to develop a healthy, reasonable weight loss program for the new year. More...

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Arbor Day History

Take a look back at the history of Arbor Day, a national celebration honoring the importance of trees. More...

credit cardsDangers of Credit Cards

While you may think credit cards are dangerous because the possibility of theft, that' s actually not the case. More...

gift cardsThe Gift of Gift Cards

Dr. Michael Gutter, a UF/IFAS finance expert, has some tips if gift cards are on your holiday shopping list. More...

womanHaving a Healthy Holiday

Keep you and your family healthy and happy throughout the holidays with these tips. More...