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.

(850) 892-8172
732 North 9th St
Defuniak Springs, FL 32433


Monday - Friday
8am - 4:30pm

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Spice Things Up With Alternative Seasonings
With today’s continued focus on healthy eating and the dangers of high blood pressure, seasoning and cooking with salt has decreased.  Alternative seasonings such as herbs and spices are excellent additions to any dish without the dreaded sodium


What's Going on in Florida

Love Earth, Love Art, #LovePinellas
Get a head start on celebrating Earth Day this year by entering our Mail Art Contest. Show us why you #LovePinellas – with award winning beaches and parks, museums and art districts, food and breweries, there’s lots to love in Pinellas


Wet Socks
What’s worse than wearing wet socks? Okay – wet, dirty socks. Or wet, dirty socks with holes


UF/IFAS Extension Women Are Making History Every Day
March is Women’s History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the contribution and accomplishments of women across all aspects of our lives. At UF/IFAS Extension, women play critical roles in every program area, in every county across the state


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


The After-school Snack Attack: Strategies for Busy Moms
  With kids back in school, moms face a set of challenges that somehow seem new every year. One of those challenges is what to feed kiddos who race in the door hungry after a long day in the classroom


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    Wet Socks
    What’s worse than wearing wet socks? Okay – wet, dirty socks. Or wet, dirty socks with holes


    Equifax Breach: How to Protect Yourself
      Photo credit: Judy Corbus The recent security breach at Equifax from mid-May through July 2017 exposed the personal information of 143 million people; this included Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and driver license numbers.  You may be wondering, “Am I affected?” and, if so, “What should I do now?” First, find out