UF/IFAS Extension
Franklin County

The UF/IFAS Extension, Franklin County, is a Federal-State-County partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources and the life sciences, and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible.

Contact

Franklin@ifas.ufl.edu
850-653-9337
33 Market Street
Apalachicola, FL 32320

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Spice Things Up With Alternative Seasonings
With today’s continued focus on healthy eating and the dangers of high blood pressure, seasoning and cooking with salt has decreased.  Alternative seasonings such as herbs and spices are excellent additions to any dish without the dreaded sodium

10/24/2017

What's Going on in Florida

A party with a purpose! Mark your calendars for the 2018 Cortez Fishing Festival
Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival February 17th & 18th, 2018 This year marks the 36th anniversary of the Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival! Every February for almost four decades, people have gathered in one of Florida's last true fishing villages to celebrate the cultural history of the region and honor the men and women who supply us with fresh local seafood on a daily basis. In addition to sampling a plethora of delicious local

12/13/2017

The Wonders of Watermelon
Oh, watermelon.  How do I love thee?  Let me count the ways

10/24/2017

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

Are Your Hands Clean?
It’s something we all hopefully learned as children and carry with us now into adulthood: washing our hands often and properly. But I’m sorry to say that we’ve probably all witnessed numerous instances of people leaving the restroom, coughing or sneezing, touching their cell phones or any number of other filthy surfaces, and then neglecting to wash their hands

10/24/2017

The After-school Snack Attack: Strategies for Busy Moms
  With kids back in school, moms face a set of challenges that somehow seem new every year. One of those challenges is what to feed kiddos who race in the door hungry after a long day in the classroom

10/24/2017

Local Events Calendar

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    The Wonders of Watermelon
    Oh, watermelon.  How do I love thee?  Let me count the ways

    10/24/2017

    Wet Socks
    What’s worse than wearing wet socks? Okay – wet, dirty socks. Or wet, dirty socks with holes

    10/13/2017