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UF/IFAS Extension
Escambia County

The University of Florida IFAS Extension Escambia County is the liaison between research conducted by scientists at the University of Florida and our local community.

Contact

escambia@ifas.ufl.edu
850-475-5230
3740 Stefani Road
Cantonment, FL 32533

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 4:30pm

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Keep It Fresh, Keep It Safe
Spring has arrived.  It is fresh produce season

05/04/2021

What's Going on Near You

Gardening in the Panhandle Live: Culinary Herbs
The next Gardening in the Panhandle Live is on Thursday, May 13. The topic will be culinary herbs

01/26/2021

Escambia EFNEP Office Assistant
EFNEP is now hiring an Office Assistant! This Office Assistant position with the UF/IFAS Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) in Escambia County is Part-time with Benefits. Summary The University of Florida (UF) Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

03/02/2021

New course on “Firescaping” begins June 9th; REGISTER now
This new FIRESCAPING course will help you prepare your community for wildfires! Every year hundreds to thousands of wildfires occur across Florida and the southeastern US, threatening both residents and their homes. Fortunately, there are actions residents can take, such as firescaping, to help reduce their wildfire risk

05/06/2021

Exploring Your Health Indicators: Cholesterol
The American Heart Association notes that cholesterol is “not inherently bad” and continues by explaining how cholesterol is necessary to “build cells, make vitamins and other hormones.” Cholesterol is not only derived from your dietary intake, what you eat, but also your liver makes cholesterol

05/01/2021

Video: Growing Chamomile in the North Florida Garden
Chamomile is recognizable as a tea but not a common plant found in many Florida herb gardens. Learn about growing chamomile in order to make a cup of your own tea with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County

04/28/2021

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    Escambia EFNEP Office Assistant
    EFNEP is now hiring an Office Assistant! This Office Assistant position with the UF/IFAS Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) in Escambia County is Part-time with Benefits. Summary The University of Florida (UF) Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

    03/02/2021

    A Healthy Table: Virtual Cooking School
    In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have turned to cooking more meals at home. Preparing meals and eating at home has many benefits

    02/02/2021