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UF/IFAS Extension
Monroe County

The Monroe County Extension Office is dedicated toward serving Monroe County by providing objective information to individuals, businesses, and agencies for better decision making and by creating programs and services that provide learning opportunities that empower people to improve their lives.

Contact

monroe@ifas.ufl.edu
(305) 292-4501
1100 Simonton St. Ste. 2-260
Key West, FL 33040

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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COMPOST-RECYCLE YOUR WASTE
This week is International Compost Awareness Week. Much of what we throw away in our garbage or put out as yard waste could be recycled right on our own property

05/09/2019

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When & How to Renovate Your Landscape Presentation
Sheila Dunning, Commercial Horticulture Agent with the University of Florida Extension Office in Okaloosa County, will provide a lecture on landscape renovation. This free hour-long presentation will be held on Wednesday, August 21 from 10 to11 a

08/19/2019

There’s Bugs On My Plants! What Do I Do?
This is the time of year where there is an increase in disease and pest pressures with our high temperatures and summer rains. So if you find bugs on your plants, before you reach for your arsenal of chemicals in your storage shed, it is extremely important to make sure you have correctly identified the pest and consider other methods of control before reaching for those pesticides

07/26/2018

With UF/IFAS Extension, It’s Always Time to Learn
It’s August, and the long, hot days of summer are slowly beginning to wane. At the retail stores, beach balls and pool noodles are losing shelf space to notebooks and backpacks

08/08/2019

Invasive Species Invade Paradise
National Invasive Species Awareness Week is Monday, February 25th through Sunday, March 3rd. And here in the Florida Keys, we are no stranger to opportunistic invaders trying to takeover habitats that aren’t rightfully theirs

02/26/2019

Climate Change Is a Current and Future Issue
The nation’s economy, public health, infrastructure, and natural resources face an immediate and continued threat from climate change impacts, warns the comprehensive 4th National Climate Assessment (NCA4) released last Friday. The report is broken down into chapters on sectors such as water, energy, land use, forestry, coastal effects, marine resources, and more

11/30/2018

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    There’s Bugs On My Plants! What Do I Do?
    This is the time of year where there is an increase in disease and pest pressures with our high temperatures and summer rains. So if you find bugs on your plants, before you reach for your arsenal of chemicals in your storage shed, it is extremely important to make sure you have correctly identified the pest and consider other methods of control before reaching for those pesticides

    07/26/2018

    TROPICAL FRUIT FESTIVAL – JUNE 16TH 9AM TO 1PM
    Come out next Saturday, June 16th, to the Tropical Fruit Festival in Key West at The Truman Little White House. The event starts at 9:00 am and goes till 1:00 pm

    06/08/2018