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UF/IFAS Extension
Walton County

The UF/IFAS Walton County Extension service is Walton County's direct connection to research based solutions from the Land Grant University. We pride ourselves in excellent customer service, experiential learning opportunities, and programs related to our community's needs.

Contact

walton@ifas.ufl.edu
(850) 892-8172
732 North 9th St
Defuniak Springs, FL 32433

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 4:30pm

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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

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Summer Vegetables Pressure Canning Class
Carrots, peppers, okra - oh my! What are you going to do with all of those garden veggies this summer? Preserve them of course! Food preservation is a nutritious and economical way to turn fresh foods into pantry staples. This workshop will teach you the science behind safe food preservation and the proper method of canning low acid foods with a pressure canning demonstration

06/03/2019

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

Eight Months Later, Reflecting on Hurricane Michael and UF/IFAS Extension’s Role in Recovery
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- As each June brings a new hurricane season, the people of Florida begin to ready themselves for any storm that may target the state’s shorelines

06/13/2019

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

03/20/2019

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

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    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

    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