Extension Services

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The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners and the University of Florida have shared a productive county / state / federal partnership through the cooperation with Extension Services for 20 years. The primary mission of Monroe County Extension Services is to disseminate and encourage the application of research-generated knowledge.


Extension Services is dedicated to serving Monroe County by providing objective information to individuals, businesses, and agencies for better decision-making. The department creates programs and services that provide unique lifelong learning opportunities that empower people to improve their quality of life.

Mission Statement

Extension Services is committed to creating objective science-based educational programs and services that provide residents empowering lifelong learning opportunities that help them to improve their quality of life and surrounding environment.