The UF/IFAS Extension, Franklin County, is a Federal/State/County partnership dedicated in expanding knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources and life sciences; while, enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible.
261 Dr. Frederick S. Humphries Street
Apalachicola, FL 32320
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Last month I shared Six Tips for Reducing Food Waste. I would like to continue on the theme of reducing food waste by talking more specifically about ways to use food scraps effectively to prevent them from ending up in the landfill
Support Wakulla 4-H in JUNE!
The reusable bag program empowers customers to make a difference in the communities they live and work in while helping the environment. With each purchase of a reusable Community Bag with the Giving Tag, customers can direct a $1 donation to support Wakulla 4-H in June! The specially designed reusable bags are from recycled
What's Going on in Florida
Scallop Sitter Volunteer Program Returns to Bay, Gulf, and Franklin Counties
Scallop Restoration Efforts Can you remember where you were last spring? The uncertainty of each day seemed to go on forever. We planned several education programs that eventually were canceled or migrated to online events
New Equine Course Available!
Equine Academy New Self-Paced Online Course Available for Horse Owners! Whether you are an avid horseman or just recently got your first horse, we have a course for you! This in-depth course covers the five core areas of owning a horse: pastures, nutrition, health, safety, and horsemanship. For just $10 you will have access to over 30 pages of content, from presentations, to articles, videos, and other reference materials
COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs: Answers from UFHealth
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Six Tips for Reducing Food Waste
Food waste is a huge problem here in the United States. Here are a few incredible facts: Food is the most common solid source of waste in American landfills
Cobia: An Amazing Fish and Fishery for North Florida
I must admit to having very limited personal experience with Cobia, having caught one sub-legal fish to-date. However, that does not diminish my fascination with the fish, particularly since I ran across a 2019 report from the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission titled “Management Profile for Gulf of Mexico Cobia
Retirement Celebration for Mr. Steve Pigott
CELEBRATE 21 YEARS! WHO: Mr. Steve Pigott RE: Retirement Celebration WHEN: March 24, 2021 TIME: 10:00am - 11:00am WHERE: Wakulla County Community Center 318 Shadeville Road, Crawfordville, FL 32327 The Institute of Food and Agricultural