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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.

Contact

Franklin@ifas.ufl.edu
850-653-9337
261 Dr. Frederick S. Humphries Street
Apalachicola, FL 32320

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fax: 850-370-1221

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Bean Leaf Spot Doesn’t Always Harm Crop
As snap bean season is winding down and daytime temperatures regularly approach the lower 90s, common bacterial blight is making its presence known. In March or April, when snap bean plants are young and full of fresh growth, vegetable gardeners would never guess that their leafy plants could turn spotty and ugly during harvest time

06/22/2022

What's Going on in Florida

UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Agriculture, Horticulture Agent
Let's all WELCOME our new Wakulla County Extension Agriculture, Horticulture Agent Khadejah Scott!   MEET OUR NEW VALUABLE TEAM MEMBER The UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Office team are all excited to announce our much-requested Extension Agriculture, Horticulture Agent Khadejah Scott, (Kuh-Dee-Juh) who will be.

06/30/2022

Cool Off with these UF/IFAS Extension Podcasts
I’m not gonna lie--it’s hot outside! Summer heat in Florida is more than a matter of comfort—it's a health and safety issue. If you want to limit your outdoor exposure, but still keep up on topics like gardening, nature watching, farming, beekeeping, or the latest in scientific research, podcasts are a great way to do that

07/18/2022

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

05/23/2022

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  .

05/02/2022

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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.

    04/22/2022

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

    03/28/2022