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
Weekly “What is it?”: IFAS Soil Testing Lab
Inside a squat, unassuming concrete block building on a bend in the road at the edge of the University of Florida campus, the secrets of a million mysteries are unlocked. What is in this powerful little building, you wonder? The IFAS Extension soil testing lab
Can We Eradicate the Invasive Beach Vitex?
If you read the introduction article to this series you would know that yes – based on comments from Dr. Simberloff, we can
Extension 101: Agriculture Agents
Your county UF/IFAS Extension office houses agents with expertise in many different fields; depending upon your needs and interests, you may be familiar with some of our agents, but not others. This is the first in a series that will explore the work extension agents do in the field
Weekly “What is it?”: Farm-City Week
Not every high school kid would give up a couple of days of their fall break to work on a farm, harvesting collard greens, or spend hours on their feet distributing food to the needy. But for years, Future Farmers of America (FFA) members and local Scouts have done just that—giving of their time and energy so that others are well fed on Thanksgiving
Can We Eradicate Invasive Species?
I recently attended an invasive species conference, and this topic came up. It seems strange that it would but those who work in the invasive species world have this in the back of our heads a lot
Weekly “What is it?”: Magnolia
About a year ago, one of my regular blog readers asked if magnolia trees (Magnolia grandiflora) had any particularly redeeming qualities. The one in her yard was constantly dropping leaves and seedpods, and she was tired of it
Dealing with the Armadillo
Florida has a love-hate relationship with this animal. Some find them cute and adorable, others find them a pest and a nuisance, either way there is no ignoring this guy