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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

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

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 4:30pm

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Dine In on December 3rd
Make the pledge to Dine In on Tuesday, December 3rd.  Dine In for better health – physical, social, and cultural

11/29/2019

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10,000 Pounds of Peanut Butter
What would you do with 10,000 pounds of Peanut Butter? How about change the lives of hungry families. What’s It All About? The annual Peanut Butter Challenge has begun for 2018

10/20/2018

Pumpkin – King of the Pies
Pumpkins have been grown in the Americas for thousands of years. They are indigenous to the western hemisphere and were unknown in Europe before the time of Columbus

11/14/2019

UF Students Compete as Finalists in National Product Development Baking Competition
A team of University of Florida food science and human nutrition graduate students have been selected as one of three college groups to compete as finalists for the nation’s most prominent scholarship competition for students pursuing careers in food technology and science, baking and culinary arts. The students will compete in the final round of the American Society of Baking (ASBE) Product Development Competition on March 1, 2020 at

01/16/2020

How to Use a Food Thermometer
You can’t tell by looking if your food is done cooking. Using a food thermometer not only ensures your food is properly cooked to reduce the risk of harmful bacteria, but it also prevents overcooking

11/22/2019

Simple Cranberry Sauce
Cranberries were likely a part of the Thanksgiving tradition dating all the way back to the very first one. Native Americans ate dried or fresh cranberries and they used cranberries for dye and medicinal purposes

11/22/2019

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    Pumpkin – King of the Pies
    Pumpkins have been grown in the Americas for thousands of years. They are indigenous to the western hemisphere and were unknown in Europe before the time of Columbus

    11/14/2019

    It’s Turkey Time: Thaw Your Turkey Safely
    You have your frozen turkey. Now what? Plan ahead to be sure your bird is safe and ready to cook

    11/12/2019