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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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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

10/24/2017

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The Great Horseshoe Crab Roundup
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) and Florida Sea Grant scientists at the UF Nature Coast Biological Station at Cedar Key have teamed up to assess the horseshoe crab population on Florida Beaches. The Florida Horseshoe Crab Watch survey is held twice a year, during full and new moons of the fall and spring months

10/12/2017

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

10/13/2017

Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people

10/04/2018

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

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

10/24/2017

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

    10/13/2017

    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

    10/13/2017