Extension is a partnership between state, federal, and county governments to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public. The University of Florida (UF), together with Florida A&M University (FAMU), administers the Florida Cooperative Extension Service.
At the University of Florida, Extension is located in the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS), along with the College of Agricultural and Live Sciences (CALS) and the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station, and is called UF/IFAS Extension.
The University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is a federal, state, and county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences and to making that knowledge accessible to sustain and enhance the quality of human life.
DeSoto County Extension Director
County Extension Director and Agent
Ph: (863) 993-4846
Fax: (863) 993-4849
County Extension Office
2150 NE Roan Street | Arcadia | Florida | 34266