Child maltreatment is a serious problem in the United States, specifically in Florida. Florida’s child victim rate is among the highest in the nation (top 25%). Child Protective Services in the state of Florida has an extremely fast response ... READ MORE
Your friend meets you for dinner after a long day. After one look at his fitness wearable, his face falls.
"I skipped my run today," he mutters. "My workouts just feel like another chore."
As he picks at his entree, you propose an after-dinner ... READ MORE
Congratulations to our new Wakulla County Extension Director, Samantha Kennedy!
Director for the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension program
Although Samantha is taking on a new role as the Director for the UF/IFAS Wakulla County ... READ MORE
“Stressed is just desserts spelled backwards.” When I was younger, I took this saying to heart. If I was stressed, I reached for the sweets. That instant rush of sugar to my brain provided a feeling of happiness and contentment. But it was ... READ MORE
It’s Nice to Meet You!
My name is Hillary Ayers and I am excited to be your new Family and Consumer Sciences/Food Systems Agent with UF/IFAS Extension Orange County! I started my position at the beginning of March and now that I am all ... READ MORE
Moving through different stages of life is hard. Young people aging out of the foster care system often face additional obstacles and lack community support systems. During this transitional period, they are at a high risk of experiencing homelessness. ... READ MORE
Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Will it be an evening to celebrate your enduring love and friendship, or a last-ditch chance for “damage control”? Maybe this is the year you decide as a couple to take your relationship to the ... READ MORE
Want to make sure you get Valentine’s Day right this year? You may want to skip the chocolate and flowers, according to a University of Florida relationship expert.
“There is a lot of pressure around Valentine’s Day to make a big romantic ... READ MORE
Chocolates, heart-shaped candy, giant stuffed teddy bears; with Valentine’s Day right around the corner we often think about the materialistic gifts that we can purchase for our significant other, but when was the last time you considered ... READ MORE
The second annual "Walk Across Wakulla" event officially begins on February 7, 2022.
Come join us!
The UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension office invites you and your family to Walk Across Wakulla with us! From February 7 until March 7, 2022, participants ... READ MORE