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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.

(850) 892-8172
732 North 9th St
Defuniak Springs, FL 32433


Monday - Friday
8am - 4:30pm

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Florida Land Steward Update, March 31, 2023
TAX TIPS FOR FOREST LANDOWNERS IN THE 2022 TAX YEAR Tax day approaches. Have any harvests or other management activities taken place on your land this year? Many forestry activities we conduct can have tax implications


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National Ag Day: Growing a Climate for Tomorrow
March 21st is National Agriculture Day, a time to recognize and celebrate the men and women who produce our food, fuel and fiber. Now celebrating its 50th Anniversary, the theme for this year’s Ag Day is “Growing a Climate for Tomorrow”


April is Water Conservation Month
By Doris Heitzmann, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ (FFL) Program Manager As we are headed towards the dry season, with April being one of our driest months, we are reminded that some easy steps before and during the dry season can keep your landscape healthy. Remember, more than half of all residential water is


Gulf of Mexico Climate and Resilience Community of Practice annual meeting coming to Florida
Are you working on Climate Change related issues? Do you know the latest tools to assess how resilient your community is? Would like to learn how communities around the Gulf of Mexico are doing about climate change? Please join us at this year’s annual meeting of the Gulf of Mexico Climate & Resilience Community of.


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    Is Financial Stress Making you Anxious?
    Financial stress can come about from being in debt, low earnings, the expense of raising kids, or even being married to someone who mismanages money. Reducing your financial concerns will allow you to focus on essential areas and relax, knowing you have a plan to handle your financial situation


    Cultivating Generosity – Mental Health Blogging Series
    By Daniel Gonzalez (UF/IFAS Extension Palm Beach County) and Chelsea Jones (UF/IFAS Extension Marion County)  Together we are going to embark on a mental health blogging series, discussing each of the 4-H Essential Elements and how to foster such with youth, youth volunteers, and our fellow educators. The four 4-H Essential