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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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4-H Wakulla Welcomes Christine (Christy) Pearson
UF/IFAS EXTENSION HIRES NEW WAKULLA 4-H PROGRAM ASSISTANT LEADER CHRISTINE PEARSON CONTACT INFO - (850) 901-7092, EMAIL: CHRISTINEPEARSON@UFL.EDU         Crawfordville, FL - Wakulla 4-H Agent Dr

09/14/2021

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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

05/12/2021

The Rural Telehealth Initiative: Lowering Barriers to Health Care
For me, a visit to the doctor can be an inconvenience. Between fighting traffic, finding a parking spot, checking in and doing time in the waiting room, I usually have to carve out an hour or more of my day, all for about 15 minutes of quality time with the doctor

08/06/2021

Plant Strawberries in Fall for Early Spring Delights
As the alternating cycles of sun, heat and rain shape our summer days, I start thinking about cooler times of the year, the fall planting season. One plant to consider planting in the fall are strawberries

09/13/2021

Cabbage: What Every Fall Garden Needs
Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens   Now that August/September is here, it is time to start some cabbage seeds.  Cabbage (Brassica oleracea var

09/10/2021

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    Probiotics: The good kind of bacteria
    What do you think of when you hear the word bacteria? If you are like most people, you probably think of those teeny, tiny germs that are invisible to the naked eye, but have the potential to cause serious illness. And while you would not be wrong to think that way, you would be leaving out a huge percentage of bacteria that are considered “good” bacteria

    09/01/2021

    Great Summer Shrub – FIREBUSH
    FloridaAsk Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer July and August in North Florida are typically extremely hot and humid.  Many spring-blooming shrubs have finished and are now resting

    08/05/2021