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Who We Are

The University of Florida /Institute of Food and Agricultural Science (UF/IFAS) Extension is to provide scientifically based agricultural, human, and natural resource knowledge that citizens use in making informed decisions, which contribute to an improved quality of life in Alachua County.

Operating as part of the University of Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Extension serves each of the state's 67 counties providing information and conducting educational programs in the following areas:

  • Agricutural & Natural Resources
  • Family & Consumer Sciences
  • 4-H Youth Development
  • Enviromental Horticulture
  • Commercial Horticulture
  • Livestock

Important Notice

UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is moving to Newberry - view videos below for more information:


If you are interested in subscribing to the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Newsletter please click here.

Other Reports

Listen To Our Podcast

Click here for Extension Cord Podcast

Watch Our Educational Videos

Click here to view educational videos and past programs

Plant of the Month

We are pleased to announce the Plant of the Month Partnership, a collaborative effort between Alachua County, UF/IFAS Extension, the Master Gardener Volunteers of Alachua County, and Working Food. Click here to view Plant of the Month.

Do you have gardening questions?

Please contact one of our Master Gardener Volunteers at 352-955-2402 or you can email your questions to



Natural Resources

4-H Youth Development

Lawn & Garden

Family Resources

Learning Opportunities


Dr. Cindy Sanders
County Extension Director

Phone (352) 955-2402

Fax  (352) 334-0122
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Physical Address
22712 W Newberry Road
Newberry, FL 32669    

Mailing Address
22712 W Newberry Road
Newberry, FL 32669    

8:00 am–4:30 pm


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