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UF/IFAS Extension
Santa Rosa County

We conduct research-based educational programs in agriculture, horticulture, family and consumer sciences, marine interest, and 4-H youth development. UF/IFAS Extension encompasses thousands of Extension personnel all working to provide solutions for your life.

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santarosa@ifas.ufl.edu
(850) 623-3868
6263 Dogwood Dr.
Milton, FL 32570

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Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm

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World Heart Day
By Marie Arick UF/IFAS Extension Liberty County In these unusual times, embracing World Heart Day this September 29th could be more important than ever! The World Heart Federation uses this date to educate the world regarding cardiovascular diseases and the actions people can take to prevent or delay the onset of cardiovascular diseases including heart disease and stroke. The following is a simple three step action plan that one could

09/29/2020

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Join Florida Sea Grant as we cook blue crab cakes for dinner on Facebook LIVE!!
  Does a blue crab bite or pinch? The front claws of a blue crab are very powerful and are used for defense and feeding. A blue crab’s mouth is a small triangle shaped opening

06/23/2020

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

Pandemic eating among the food-secure: more comfort foods, but not a drastic increase
During the first three months of the pandemic, food-secure people did not change their eating habits very much, although some of them turned a bit more to comfort foods, new University of Florida research shows. The study also serves as a cautionary tale for how people might want to eat in future pandemics

01/05/2021

After a Hurricane – Keep Food Safety in Mind
By:  Kendra Zamojski and Laurie Osgood If you lost power or your home was damaged by flooding, the food or water in your home could make you and your family sick. Fridge and Freezer Food Safety After only a few hours without electricity, refrigerated or frozen foods can reach a temperature that can make your food unsafe to eat

09/18/2020

Florida Master Naturalist Program holds Wetlands Systems Training
Join Escambia and Santa Rosa County Extension agents to learn more about Florida’s natural resources. The Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is a hands-on outdoor learning experience for adults that informs and prepares individuals to share information about Florida’s natural world and environmental history

03/09/2020

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    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