UF/IFAS Extension
Franklin County

The UF/IFAS Extension, Franklin County, is a Federal-State-County partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources and the life sciences, and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible.


33 Market Street
Apalachicola, FL 32320


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

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Spice Things Up With Alternative Seasonings
With today’s continued focus on healthy eating and the dangers of high blood pressure, seasoning and cooking with salt has decreased.  Alternative seasonings such as herbs and spices are excellent additions to any dish without the dreaded sodium


What's Going on in Florida

Master Gardener 2017 Field Trip
Do you like field trips? Do you love getting out and having an adventure? If so I would love to tell you about our 2017 Master Gardener field trip to the Ordway-Swisher Biological Station. I'm going to start out by telling you how beautiful and full of nature this amazing place is with 9,500 plus acres you will never have a dull moment


The Wonders of Watermelon
Oh, watermelon.  How do I love thee?  Let me count the ways


Hurricanes, Dairy Cows and the State Agricultural Response Team
I grew up on a Pennsylvania dairy farm before studying animal sciences and working as an Extension agriculture dairy agent. Needless to say, I’ve been around a few cows over the years


Are Your Hands Clean?
It’s something we all hopefully learned as children and carry with us now into adulthood: washing our hands often and properly. But I’m sorry to say that we’ve probably all witnessed numerous instances of people leaving the restroom, coughing or sneezing, touching their cell phones or any number of other filthy surfaces, and then neglecting to wash their hands


The After-school Snack Attack: Strategies for Busy Moms
  With kids back in school, moms face a set of challenges that somehow seem new every year. One of those challenges is what to feed kiddos who race in the door hungry after a long day in the classroom


Local Events Calendar

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    The Wonders of Watermelon
    Oh, watermelon.  How do I love thee?  Let me count the ways


    Wet Socks
    What’s worse than wearing wet socks? Okay – wet, dirty socks. Or wet, dirty socks with holes