About Us

What is the Baker County Extension Service?

The Baker County Extension Service is a partnership between the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the University of Florida's Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), and the Baker County Board of County Commissioners.

Our mission is to provide scientific research-based educational programming and information to Baker County residents in the areas of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Horticulture, Family & Consumer Sciences, and 4-H Youth Development.

What are the educational and technical assistance programs we can provide to you?

Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • Crop and Livestock Recommendations
  • Soil Testing Information
  • Pest and Plant Disease Identification for Pasture
  • Pond Water Testing
  • Restricted Use Pesticide Training
Horticulture
  • Advice on Lawns, Landscapes, Fruit and Vegetable Gardening
  • Insect Disease and Weed Management
  • Soil Testing Information
  • Master Gardener Program
  • Arboretum and Teaching Gardens
Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Nutrition Information
  • Food Preservation and Safety
  • Master Food Training
  • Personal and Family Financial Information
  • Consumer Issues and Credit Rights
  • Housing and Home Environment
4-H Youth Development
  • 4-H Club Organization
  • 4-H School Enrichment

How can Baker County residents use Extension Service programs?

  • Visit or call with your questions
  • Ask for printed educational materials
  • Get involved in Extension-sponsored workshops
  • Schedule a seminar for your group or organization
  • Subscribe to a newsletter and receive information on upcoming programs
  • Become a volunteer in 4-H, Master Gardener, or Master Food
  • Enroll your children in 4-H programs
  • Send your child to 4-H Summer day camps or overnight camp

UF/IFAS Baker County Extension Video

Baker County Economic Impact

Economic Contributions

Staff

Mike Davis
County Extension Director
Agriculture Agent

Alicia Lamborn
Horticulture Agent

Shaina Bennett
4-H Youth Development Agent

Cindy Tomas
Administrative Secretary

Matthew Butcher
Program Assistant

 

Address

1025 West Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063-9640

E-mail

baker@ifas.ufl.edu

Phone Numbers

Phone: (904) 259-3520 
Fax: (904) 259-9034

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed noon to 1 p.m.

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UF/IFAS Baker County Extension Video
Baker County Economic Impact
Economic Contributions in Florida
2013 Annual Report