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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

NFREC Quincy—100 Years of Service and Adaptation
It was the summer of 1978. I had just graduated with a BS degree in Agronomy from the Ohio State University

10/13/2021

Ocean Potion
June is National Ocean Month.  Close your eyes and think about just how many oceans there are

06/22/2021

Manners Do Matter
When is it important to use proper table manners? Always! Proper table manners have a place at the table, no matter where you are, who you are, or who you are with. Manners help us make a good impression and give confidence in social settings

12/07/2021

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    UF study: Consumers like shelved tomato juice more than a refrigerated product
    Tempted by the tangy taste of tomato juice? Consumers may prefer a product sold from grocery store shelves over a minimally pasteurized refrigerated product, but only by a small margin, new University of Florida research shows. Researchers at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences made four types of tomato juice, combining six UF/IFAS tomato

    12/07/2021

    Holiday Eating Tips
    Now that it’s December, we’re about to be surrounded by countless opportunities to eat unhealthy food.  Cakes, brownies, cupcakes, and chocolates at events or given to you as gifts will be pervasive

    12/06/2021