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UF/IFAS Extension
Escambia County

The University of Florida IFAS Extension Escambia County is the liaison between research conducted by scientists at the University of Florida and our local community.

Contact

shendrix@ufl.edu
850-475-5230
3740 Stefani Road
Cantonment, FL 32533

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 4:30pm

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
"Grandparents Raising Grandchildren" are grandparents who are caregivers for their grandchildren.  They have obtained temporary custody or have adopted because the grandchildren's biological parents often are either incarcerated for crimes related to drugs and/or alcohol addictions or the parents are deceased due to their lifestyles and addictions

05/25/2018

What's Going on in Florida

Master Your Money
Only 17 states in the nation require high school students to take a course in personal finance, according to a report from 2016.  Florida is not one of them

06/22/2018

Dine In Day Pledge
Dine In Day is December 3rd,  This is a day to set aside and share a nutritious meal with family, friends, and colleagues and have good conversation. Dining In at home together really does make a difference in the lives of our families

11/27/2017

UF/IFAS Extension: Urban, Rural and Everywhere Between
The state of Florida comprises nearly 21 million residents, with that number increasing by 1,000 every day. Anyone driving one of our state’s north and south or east and west main highways has experienced the increased traffic and constant movement of people coming and going

05/29/2018

Mother’s Day Flowers, Stems, Roots, and Leaves
Want to show mom how much you really care about her? Try giving her a Mother’s Day flowers, stems, roots, and leaves arrangement. Okay, so these cleverly disguised vegetables are not the usual bouquet

04/27/2018

Grill It Up!
Grill Out Safely This Summer Perhaps it’s the gentle climate with temperatures conducive to outdoor cooking for much of the year. Or it might be that an outdoor get-together with family, friends, and good food is a great way to celebrate the summer

04/27/2018

Local Events Calendar

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    Dine In Day Pledge
    Dine In Day is December 3rd,  This is a day to set aside and share a nutritious meal with family, friends, and colleagues and have good conversation. Dining In at home together really does make a difference in the lives of our families

    11/27/2017

    Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day
    Is lettuce turning brown and slimy in your refrigerator?  Is that two-year-old frozen turkey still safe to eat?  Should you dispose of that slightly moldy cheese?  If so, now is the time to clean out the refrigerator and freezer.  “When in doubt throw it out” is definitely a safe practice to follow

    11/15/2017