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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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Sizzling Tips for Safe Grilling
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Summer is in full swing in Wakulla County, and with the recent Independence Day celebrations and the upcoming Labor Day weekend, outdoor grilling will be a popular pastime. Cooking on the grill can be fun and flavorful, but it is important to follow a few simple rules to ensure safety

07/12/2018

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4-H Back-to-School Grilling Contest
Wakulla 4-H will hold the Inaugural Back to School BBQ Competition on August 4 at the UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension Office at 84 Cedar Avenue. Competition entries are due July 21

07/06/2018

Staying Safe Online
Article and Audio Introduction by Samantha Kennedy So much of our lives these days takes place on the internet. From watching movies to buying groceries to chatting with friends and family, we are online a lot, which is why internet safety is important

06/06/2018

Sanjay Shukla and UF/IFAS Extension Innovation
Innovation has long been a value embedded in UF/IFAS Extension programming. From our first days over a century ago to what we are delivering today, Extension faculty have been committed to using technology and innovation in the delivery of educational programs

06/25/2018

Enjoy the Water Safely This Summer
During the hot summer months, many people flock to the water for a little fun in the sun. Fortunately for us, Wakulla County is blessed with an abundance of water bodies which are popular recreation sites

06/15/2018

Backyard Shiitake Mushrooms: Tasty & Safe DIY Project
Have you ever eaten a wild mushroom and then wondered afterwards if you might have made a mistake? If you are prone to forage outdoors for tasty treats from nature, I’ll bet you have. The problem is, unless you are harvesting one of a few “foolproof” species of edible fungi, positive identification can be very challenging

06/08/2018

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    Staying Safe Online
    Article and Audio Introduction by Samantha Kennedy So much of our lives these days takes place on the internet. From watching movies to buying groceries to chatting with friends and family, we are online a lot, which is why internet safety is important

    06/06/2018

    Dairy Does A Body Good
    Article and Audio Introduction by Samantha Kennedy There are no bones about it:  osteoporosis is no joke. Over time, this condition can lead to brittle bones that break easily and cause debilitating pain

    05/21/2018