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UF/IFAS Extension
Okaloosa County

The UF/IFAS Extension Okaloosa County is the outreach arm of the Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida. It is a three-way cooperative arrangement between the Board of County Commissioners, the University of Florida, and the United States Department of Agriculture.

Contact

austin.chisholm@ufl.edu
(850) 689-5850
3098 Airport Road
Crestview, FL 32539

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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New Year Resolution: Compost for a More Productive Garden
Much of the trash that we throw away can be used to make our gardens more productive. A great New Year’s resolution is to begin to covert yard and kitchen debris into soil-enriching compost

01/20/2022

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Florida Certified Horticulture Professional
No previous experience or accreditation it required to be a landscaper in the state of Florida. So when homeowners are searching for service providers, it is important that they question potential companies about their skills

11/18/2021

The View from Two Months In
Hello all, and welcome to a brand new year! I’ve been Dean of UF/IFAS Extension now for a little over two months. When I first started, I received a piece of advice from SVP Scott Angle: “Above all, just have fun!” he told me

01/04/2022

Is Tuna Trendy?
February is American Heart Month and when I think of heart, my thoughts turn to seafood. Perhaps that is unusual, but I love seafood and the fact that the American Heart Association recommends 1 to 2 seafood meals a week fits right into my gastronomic plans

01/19/2022

Let Citrus Ripen on the Tree
Q. When is citrus fruit ready to harvest? A

12/20/2021

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    Gifts for the Gardener
    Christmas is on its way and it’s time to buy those gifts. If there is a gardener on your gift list, consider a gardening gift

    12/17/2021

    Gulf States Horticulture Expo 2022
    Here in Northwest Florida, finding horticultural supplies and plant material that is available locally is a challenge. Due to our location, looking to the neighboring states is very practical

    11/30/2021