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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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Dining In is In Again
Dining out with family was the thing to do when we were so busy doing so much outside the home. Now that we’re spending more time at home together, dining in is in again

11/21/2020

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COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension
Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office or view the local update page for the most up to date information on your

03/15/2020

Produce Pointers – Okra
Although not well-known outside of the South, okra is a staple in Louisiana’s famed Creole cooking. The green pods have a rigid skin and a tapered, oblong shape

11/12/2020

Home-grown lettuce for the holidays
Set it and forget it…until the holidays. UF/IFAS Extension will teach you how to grow greens just in time to serve at your holiday meal

11/18/2020

Getting Started with Cilantro
Cilantro is an herb that grows well in the cooler months of the North Florida garden. Beth Bolles will share how to grow and use cilantro in the latest Garden to Table feature from UF IFAS Extension Escambia County

11/17/2020

2020 Peanut Butter Challenge
The year 2020 has certainly been one filled with challenges.  But unlike the challenges of sickness, social distancing, economic hardships, and hurricanes, the 2020 Peanut Butter Challenge offers helpful, feel-good relief

11/13/2020

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    Produce Pointers – Okra
    Although not well-known outside of the South, okra is a staple in Louisiana’s famed Creole cooking. The green pods have a rigid skin and a tapered, oblong shape

    11/12/2020

    Stevia: As Sweet As Can Be
    Stevia grows well when planted in the ground or in a container. Learn basic care in the garden and how to use fresh leaves to sweeten your next dish or drink with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County's Garden to Table segment

    10/21/2020