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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.

Contact

bearden@ufl.edu
(850) 689-5850
3098 Airport Road
Crestview, FL 32539

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Storm Damaged Landscapes
Hurricane damaged plants should be cared for as soon as possible. Partially uprooted small trees and shrubs should be securely staked in their original positions

10/12/2018

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EVENT: Add some spice to your cooking
Cooking with herbs and spices not only adds flavor to your recipes, but they can also help you to reduce the amount of salt, fat and even sugar you might add into your recipe. Join us Nov

10/18/2018

What is in Your Pantry?
With fall around the corner and school starting back, it is time to take inventory of your pantry. You should really dig in and see what is lurking in the dark reaches of your back shelves

11/18/2017

Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people

10/04/2018

Start Your Day with Whole Grains
Don’t let the heat of the summer months deter your path to a healthy diet. Stay focused and take small steps that can make a difference in your health

08/24/2018

Building a Healthy Taco Using Local Produce
Tacos are a traditional Mexican dish with a mixture of various fillings on a flat bread tortilla. Having recently visited the Yucatan Peninsula and consumed tacos on a daily basis, it became evident that even in Mexico, different regions make their tacos with local available produce, meats, beans and rice

06/28/2018

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    What is in Your Pantry?
    With fall around the corner and school starting back, it is time to take inventory of your pantry. You should really dig in and see what is lurking in the dark reaches of your back shelves

    11/18/2017

    Slow Cooking Ideas for the Busy Family
    With the weather changing and cooler temperatures on the way, get out the slow cooker for simmering soups and stews that will be waiting for you when you get home. Slow cookers are popular and allow us the convenience of prepping ahead of time and having a hot cooked dish when we get home from a long day of work

    11/18/2017