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Who We Are

UF/IFAS DeSoto County Extension is a partnership between State, Federal and County governments for the purpose of providing scientific information and expertise to the public.

Operating as part of the University's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Extension serves each of the state's 67 counties by providing information and conducting educational programs on issues such as:

  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Competitiveness in World Markets
  • Natural Resource Conservation 
  • Energy Conservation 
  • Food Safety
  • Child and Family Development

What We Can Help With

vegetable basketAgriculture

butterflyNatural Resources

4-H Children in a kitchen4-H Youth Development

Clipping plantsLawn & Garden

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food safetyLearning Opportunities


Katelyn M. Mulinix Interim County Extension Director (863) 993-4846

Physical & Mailing Address 2150 NE Roan Street Arcadia, FL 34266

Hours Monday - Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm

Fax  (863) 993-4849

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