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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:

  • Agricultural & Natural Resources
  • Family & Consumer Sciences
  • 4-H Youth Development
  • Environmental Horticulture
  • Commercial Horticulture
  • Livestock

We have moved!

UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County cuts the ribbon on its new office - November 30, 2021

UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office has moved 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

2024 Growers & Hay Directory

Listen To Our Podcast

Watch Our Educational Videos

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 at farmers marketFamily Resources

food safety classLearning Opportunities


Dr. Cindy Sanders County Extension Director (352) 955-2402

Physical Address 22712 W Newberry Road Newberry, FL 32669

Mailing Address 22712 W Newberry Road Newberry, FL 32669

Hours Monday - Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm