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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Fl. Seafood at Your Fingertips: Fat Tuesday Shrimp and Cajun Grits!
Let the good times roll! Shrimp gumbo, shrimp creole, fried shrimp, steamed shrimp, the list is endless of dishes you can create using this versatile seafood product. For this episode of Fl


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


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


A Healthy Table: Virtual Cooking School
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have turned to cooking more meals at home. Preparing meals and eating at home has many benefits


Gardening Helps Reduce Stress and Anxiety in Youth
Gardening can make a great impact on the mental health of youth. There are many ways to get youth interested and involved in gardening! Gardening's Impact of Youths Mental Health


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    A healthy lawn using less water? UF/IFAS can show you how
    This summer, UF/IFAS Extension agents across central Florida will host free weekly webinars aimed to help residents maintain a healthy lawn and conserve one of Florida’s most valuable resource, water. “The average residential irrigation cycle consumes several thousand gallons of water during each irrigation event,” said Yilin Zhuang, UF/IFAS Extension Central District water resources regional specialized agent


    Columbia County Seeking New Master Gardener Volunteers for 2021
    Do you love plants, like people, then consider becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer!  The Master Gardener Volunteer Program is a vital part of the horticulture program at the UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension Office.  The mission of the Master Gardener Volunteer program is “to assist Extension agents in providing research-based horticultural education to Florida residents”