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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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Take a Boater Safety Course Today!
In March 2022, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced Florida has reached the threshold of 1 million registered recreational boats!  If you add in the number of commercial boats for charters, flats guides, trap fishers, and pleasure cruises, that equals tons and tons of boats out on the water!  Everyone needs a driver’s license to drive a car legally, but unbelievably, there is very little required to operate a.

04/19/2022

What's Going on in Florida

It’s Census Time, Do it Online!
Census 2020 – Complete the Count! It’s finally here and UF/IFAS Extension has an important role to support a complete count in this year’s census. Census funds are important to Monroe County to support infrastructure (roads, bridges, schools), SNAP, Head Start, grants for mental health services, and so much more! Did you know that Extension is funded by the USDA and we help communities in every state and almost every county

04/15/2020

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

06/20/2022

Remote work and circular health
Remote working During the pandemic, tens of millions of workers, mostly office workers, were suddenly forced to work from home (WFH). In the beginning, there were many difficulties to address, especially when children were attending school online, houses were unorganized and families were unaccustomed to working in the same, often tight, spaces

06/28/2022

Pollinator Plants for Full Sun
Authored by Amanda Decker UF/IFAS Extension Orange County Summer Intern Graduating UF CALS December, 2022 B.S

06/28/2022

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    Gardening in Central Florida for Newcomers
    Authored by Amanda Decker UF/IFAS Extension Orange County Summer Intern Graduating UF CALS December, 2022 B.S

    06/28/2022

    The Scoop on Microgreens
    Authored by Amanda Decker UF/IFAS Extension Orange County Summer Intern Graduating UF CALS December, 2022 B.S

    06/28/2022