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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

Click here for Economic Impacts of Agriculture in Alachua County

For articles, information and upcoming Extension programs click here UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office Update Newsletter Sept.-December 2019

Sign up here to receive upcoming UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County programs:


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
2800 NE 39th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32609    

Mailing Address
2800 NE 39th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32609

8:00 am–4:30 pm


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