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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.

(850) 623-3868
6263 Dogwood Dr.
Milton, FL 32570


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

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Tropical Milkweed in North Florida
The Issue Tropical milkweed (Asclepias curassavica) has been in the news recently.  It can be a host plant for Ophryocystis elektroscirra (OE), a parasite of monarch butterflies (Danus plexippus)


What's Going on in Florida

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


Extension 101: Agriculture Agents
Your county UF/IFAS Extension office houses agents with expertise in many different fields; depending upon your needs and interests, you may be familiar with some of our agents, but not others. This is the first in a series that will explore the work extension agents do in the field


Managing Florida Lawns
The lawn is a staple when you picture the typical American home.  It is where your kids play, where you stand to associate with your neighbors and the first impression you give to passers-by


The Cornus of Florida
A problem of anticipation The feeling is palpable, everyone is ready for spring.  Can you hear them?  The seeds beckoning in their packets, begging for you to bury them beneath the soil


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    Stay Hydrated in This Heat
    July and August are undoubtedly the hottest months here in Florida. One step outside and you’re already drenched in sweat, wishing you were back inside with some air conditioning


    Celebrate Kids Eat Right Month with the Lovely Legume
    Legumes are the star of this month’s UF/FSHN Taste Something New series! Whether you’re looking to sample a plant-based protein, boost the nutritional profile of your meals, or try a new recipe, we have what you’re looking for right here. Fruits? Got ‘em