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UF/IFAS Extension
Franklin County

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
Fax: 850-370-1221

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Fatal Palm Disease Discovered in Franklin County
The pathogen that causes Lethal Bronzing Disease was recently identified in a palm tree tissue sample sent by the Franklin County Extension office to the University of Florida’s Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center in Davie. Formerly called “Texas Phoenix Palm Decline,” this pathogen was renamed when it was found to infect at least 19 species of palms and had spread to Florida, Louisiana and Mexico


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Meet our new director!
Congratulations to our new Wakulla County Extension Director, Samantha Kennedy!   Director for the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension program Although Samantha is taking on a new role as the Director for the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension program, she is no stranger to the University of Florida, Wakulla County, or.


4-H Leg: 50 Years of Giving Youth a Voice in Government
There’s a famous quote, often attributed to Mahatma Gandhi, that we must “be the change we wish to see in the world.” Few of us take the opportunity to meet that challenge


Beekeeping in the Panhandle May 6th and 7th 2022
BEEKEEPING IN THE PANHANDLE 9th Annual Conference Friday & Saturday, May6th and 7th Chipley, Florida Click HERE to Register Online  .


Healthier ways to cope with stress
“Stressed is just desserts spelled backwards.” When I was younger, I took this saying to heart


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    It’s spring, let’s clean!
    Spring has officially started. Have you started your spring cleaning yet? If not, it is time to start thinking about cleaning up and clearing out for a healthy and refreshed home


    Don’t sacrifice safety for convenience
    Online shopping is more popular than ever. While its popularity has been steadily trending upwards over the last decade or so, the COVID pandemic has really caused online shopping’s prevalence to spike