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UF/IFAS Extension
Walton County

The UF/IFAS Walton County Extension service is Walton County's direct connection to research based solutions from the Land Grant University. We pride ourselves in excellent customer service, experiential learning opportunities, and programs related to our community's needs.

Contact

walton@ifas.ufl.edu
(850) 892-8172
732 North 9th St
Defuniak Springs, FL 32433

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 4:30pm

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Divers Spearheading the Fight Against Invasive Lionfish
The northwest Florida area has been identified as having the highest concentration of invasive lionfish in the world. Lionfish pose a significant threat to our native wildlife and habitat with spearfishing the primary means of control

09/16/2021

What's Going on in Florida

The Great Horseshoe Crab Roundup
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) and Florida Sea Grant scientists at the UF Nature Coast Biological Station at Cedar Key have teamed up to assess the horseshoe crab population on Florida Beaches. The Florida Horseshoe Crab Watch survey is held twice a year, during full and new moons of the fall and spring months

10/12/2017

The View from Two Months In
Hello all, and welcome to a brand new year! I’ve been Dean of UF/IFAS Extension now for a little over two months. When I first started, I received a piece of advice from SVP Scott Angle: “Above all, just have fun!” he told me

01/04/2022

Strengthen your relationship through the Art of Effective Communication
As we endure another prolonged season of stressors for couples and families across the state of Florida, there has never been a better time to focus on strengthening our relationships. UF/IFAS Extension is offering an online virtual event to individuals and couples that want to master “the art of effective communication”

01/26/2022

Just Wash Your Hands!!
Food Safety Although the United States of America has one of the safest food supplies in the world, we still have 48 million cases of foodborne illnesses each year- one out of every six people! Plus, there are 3,000 deaths each year. Foodborne illness is largely preventable

01/25/2022

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    Garden Festival and Plant Sale – Orange County Extension
    On Saturday March 5th, from 9 am to 3 pm, the UF/IFAS Orange County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers will host the Garden Festival and Plant Sale at UF/IFAS Extension Orange County located at 6021 S. Conway Rd

    01/24/2022

    UF Social Media Committee Soup Blitz – #NationalSoupDay February 4, 2022
    The UF Social Media Committee Soup Blitz #NationalSoupDay will be on February 4, 2022.  During this event, colleagues and the public interested in participating can use social media on February 4, 2022 to push out soup nutrition, recipes, locally sourced meats and produce, etc

    01/22/2022