UF/IFAS Extension
Okaloosa County

The UF/IFAS Extension Okaloosa County is the outreach arm of the Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida. It is a three-way cooperative arrangement between the Board of County Commissioners, the University of Florida, and the United States Department of Agriculture.

(850) 689-5850
3098 Airport Road
Crestview, FL 32539


Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Amazing AmeriCorps
We’re highlighting all things Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) in 2021 as the program marks its 20th anniversary. To learn more about FMNP, view the first blog post here


What's Going on in Florida

Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE! returns; New topics, same virtual format February 1, 2021 By: Kirsten Romaguera, 352-294-3313, Long-time and aspiring green thumbs can ask the experts their gardening questions when “Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE!” returns starting Feb


Beneficial Garden Bugs: The Good Flies
Not all bugs are alike.  Some bugs in Florida are garden pests, because they can do a lot of damage to plants, especially during the growing season


Try a Club Meeting
Flowers are in bloom, birds are singing and our cars are covered in pollen, spring is in full swing and so is Okaloosa County 4-H! Okaloosa County 4-H offers something for everybody. We have activities, clubs, and programs for ages 5 to 18


The Mystery of the East Pass
  I am a curious person by nature.  When I first moved to the Emerald Coast, I had many questions about the area


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    Time to apply for 2021 Master Gardener Volunteer Training Course
    The University of Florida Extension Office in Okaloosa County is taking applications for the 2021 Master Gardener Volunteer training course. We are looking for people who will provide volunteer time at the Extension Office in Crestview assisting with our planned educational activities


    Healthy Lawn & Herbicide Timing Play Role in Lawn Weed Control
    The first and best method of weed control begins with correct lawn management. This requires knowing the lawn grass you have, mowing it at the correct height, watering it on an as needed basis and fertilizing it correctly