Winter Springs Extension Services - About Extension

What is Extension?

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 Life Sciences (CALS) and the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station, and is called UF/IFAS Extension.

Why the City of Winter Springs uses these sources:

UF/IFAS Extension encompasses thousands of Extension faculty members, scientists, educators, administrative staff, and volunteers, all working to provide solutions for your life. Nick T. Place, Ph.D., is the Dean and Director of UF/IFAS Extension.

Our Mission and that of the UF/IFAS

The City of Winter Springs strives to provide these sources of information to benefit its residents, and the community.

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.

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Source Credits

The information on many of our pages are often links to valuables resources from 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. Copyright University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences - UF/IFAS.

Sources: Copyright University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, The "Solutions for Your Life" logo is trademarked by UF/IFAS.

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