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Welcome UF/IFAS Extension partners with communities to provide quality, relevant education
and research-based expertise to foster healthy people, a healthy environment, and a healthy economy.

Florida Sea Grant, partners get kids fishing this summer on Fridays beginning June 7

Fishing is more than a hobby for today's youth — it’s a gateway to nature, conservation and community support. As a vital connection to wildlife, fishing not only fosters an appreciation for the environment but promotes sustainable practices and a lifetime of skills. The UF/IFAS Read More

Farm Management

Ten years on, UF/IFAS poultry program keeps clucking

For years, the presence of chickens in some Jacksonville backyards remained an open secret; observant neighbors knew they existed, and many didn’t mind. But some did. “Between neighbors complaining and code enforcement not really knowing what to do, a group of backyard chicken keepers approached the city and said, ‘We’d like you to codify this,’” said Stephen Jennewein, a University of Florida Institute of Food and Read More


At the University of Florida, Extension is located in the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS), along with the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) and the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station, and is called UF/IFAS Extension. More...

Find a District/Local Office

Our Extension agents are here to help. UF/IFAS has Extension offices in each of Florida's 67 counties, as well as 12 Research and Education Centers (RECs), 5 Research and Demonstration Sites (RDSs), and several other offices located throughout the state. More...

IFAS Office of Human Resources

The office of IFAS Human Resources provides leadership and support for personnel related actions and activities for all units of the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. More...

Pathway to Creating Engagement Through Innovation & Excellence

This document is the result of a years-long process of development, and it will continue to evolve over time. With input from citizens, stakeholders, faculty, staff and leaders, Florida Cooperative Extension: Pathway to Creating Engagement Through Innovation & Excellence will guide our efforts for the next five years. More...


Florida Extension will continue to improve the lives of Floridians as we face the challenges of tomorrow and beyond. More...


PDEC's mission is to add value to the UF/IFAS Extension through improved program development and evaluation processes. More...

Reporting Season

Click here for helpful resources like assessments, ROA and POW, Workloads and Impacts and more. More...

UF/IFAS Extension Administration Calendar

This calendar is dedicated to Extension system-wide meetings and events, district meetings and in-services. For help in adding or promoting an event, please contact Darryl Palmer at