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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

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

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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America Saves Week 2020
This week, Feb 24-29th, Okaloosa Saves with America Saves observes, America Saves Week. Residents in Okaloosa County and across the country are encouraged to take small steps to reach their savings goals

02/24/2020

What's Going on Near You

Upcoming citrus, tomato & vegetable gardening seminars
The UF/IFAS Extension Office in Okaloosa County will be offering a seminar on growing citrus and a seminar on growing tomatoes at the Building Industry Association of Okaloosa & Walton Counties (BIA) Home Show. And I will provide a vegetable gardening seminar on February 29 in Crestview

02/14/2020

Simple Cranberry Sauce
Cranberries were likely a part of the Thanksgiving tradition dating all the way back to the very first one. Native Americans ate dried or fresh cranberries and they used cranberries for dye and medicinal purposes

11/22/2019

Show of Hands: Extension’s Role in the 2020 U.S. Census
Among the many parts of our lives that are complicated by COVID-19, add the U.S

03/30/2020

Dine In on December 3rd
Make the pledge to Dine In on Tuesday, December 3rd.  Dine In for better health – physical, social, and cultural

11/29/2019

How to Use a Food Thermometer
You can’t tell by looking if your food is done cooking. Using a food thermometer not only ensures your food is properly cooked to reduce the risk of harmful bacteria, but it also prevents overcooking

11/22/2019

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    Simple Cranberry Sauce
    Cranberries were likely a part of the Thanksgiving tradition dating all the way back to the very first one. Native Americans ate dried or fresh cranberries and they used cranberries for dye and medicinal purposes

    11/22/2019

    It’s Turkey Time: Thaw Your Turkey Safely
    You have your frozen turkey. Now what? Plan ahead to be sure your bird is safe and ready to cook

    11/12/2019