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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.

3740 Stefani Road
Cantonment, FL 32533


Monday - Friday
8am - 4:30pm

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Sea of Grass; Part 2 – The Epibiota
The open grasslands of the American west support huge herds of grazing herbivores such as bison, antelope, and deer.  These large herds again support populations of hunters such as wolves, coyotes, and – historically – bears


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National Ag Day: Growing a Climate for Tomorrow
March 21st is National Agriculture Day, a time to recognize and celebrate the men and women who produce our food, fuel and fiber. Now celebrating its 50th Anniversary, the theme for this year’s Ag Day is “Growing a Climate for Tomorrow”


Weekly “What is it?”: Blueberry bee
It’s a bit early still for blueberries in north Florida, but they are definitely on the horizon. We have a handful of bushes at home and the office, and I’ve noticed the white blooms are gone and berries are forming as we speak


Video: Robotic Mowers for a Home Lawn
There are now opportunities for homeowners to utilize robotic mowers to manage different types of turfgrass. Learn the basics of a robotic mower with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County as Master Gardener Volunteer Greg demonstrates basic installation and function


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    A Large Mass of Seaweed is Heading to Florida; Will It Impact the Florida Panhandle?
    It sounds like one of those Sci-Fi thrillers where there is a giant asteroid heading to Earth and we need a special team led by Bruce Willis to save the planet.  But in this case it is not a large rock, but a large mass of seaweed


    A Sea of Grass; Part 1 – The Grasses
    Many in the Florida panhandle are aware of the importance of seagrasses to estuarine ecology.  They have heard this many times before and have heard how important it is to protect them