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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

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

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Stop the Robocall Madness
I know I am not the only one fed up with the robocall madness. I no longer answer calls from numbers I do not recognize, and I block known scam numbers

06/21/2019

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Master Gardeners’ Spring Plant Sale includes State Wildflower
The UF/IFAS Okaloosa County Master Gardener Volunteers will hold their 2019 Spring Plant Sale 8 to 11 a.m

05/14/2019

What’s in a Label?
For those of us who read food labels, grocery shopping can be a confusing maze of health claims enticing us to make what look like healthy choices. But, are these choices really healthy? When I noticed that my shampoo was gluten-free, I decided it was time to refresh my knowledge on food and product labels and figure out what is behind the label

03/01/2019

Let’s Walk Florida is Coming to Pasco County!
We all know by now that living a sedentary lifestyle is not healthy.  Countless studies show its association with obesity, cancer, and other chronic conditions

07/17/2019

Spring Clean Your Finances
Just like your home, finances need regular “cleaning” and maintenance. Plan time this spring to focus on financial tasks

04/10/2019

Get a Jump Start on Your Spring Cleaning
I love spring cleaning. Well, I love spring

03/20/2019

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    What’s in a Label?
    For those of us who read food labels, grocery shopping can be a confusing maze of health claims enticing us to make what look like healthy choices. But, are these choices really healthy? When I noticed that my shampoo was gluten-free, I decided it was time to refresh my knowledge on food and product labels and figure out what is behind the label

    03/01/2019

    Wells Water Safety after Hurricane Michael
    PSA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wells Water Safety after Hurricane Michael October 22, 2018 To be read on the air or issued in print. After a hurricane, is your well water safe to use? If your private well or septic system was damaged during the storm, your well water may be contaminated with harmful bacteria

    10/23/2018