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UF/IFAS Extension
Monroe County

The Monroe County Extension Office is dedicated toward serving Monroe County by providing objective information to individuals, businesses, and agencies for better decision making and by creating programs and services that provide learning opportunities that empower people to improve their lives.

Contact

monroe@ifas.ufl.edu
(305) 292-4501
1100 Simonton St. Ste. 2-260
Key West, FL 33040

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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How much will the holiday season cost this year?
We all are feeling the pinch of inflation. Everywhere from gas to the grocery store

11/17/2022

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This Thanksgiving, Thank a Farmer
This Thanksgiving Day, families and friends across the country will gather to show gratitude for our good fortune by sitting down together over a meal. Not just any meal, but a proper feast, with multiple courses, side dishes, appetizers and desserts

11/17/2022

Landscape Storm Recovery
Para acceder a esta comunicación en español, por favor utilice este enlace. Hurricane Ian made an impact as it passed west of the Keys

09/30/2022

What is This? Gall Mites!
Visiting different properties around the Keys, I’ve noticed an increased number of Mexican petunia plants, Ruellia simplex, covered in white patches. These aren’t mealybugs or whiteflies, it is caused by gall mites and it's the plants response to the feeding

08/30/2022

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    What’s Growing On? Volusia County Master Gardener Volunteer Program Annual Report
    Each year people express interest in the Volusia County Master Gardener Volunteer Program based on the encounters with volunteers within the community. Our volunteers work hard providing an invaluable service to the community by extending UF/IFAS extension-based information to local citizens

    11/29/2022

    What’s Growing On? Volunteer Retention the Roots of the Program
    When selecting volunteers to carry out your program’s mission, we often spend ample time on parts of the marketing and training sector. Over time, the program begins to operate in a robotic manner as we continue with the annual components of marketing, training, and recognition

    11/28/2022