About Us

Florida Cooperative Extension is a partnership between State, Federal, and County governments for the purpose of providing scientific knowledge and expertise to the public.

Operating as part of the University's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Extension serves each of the state's 67 counties by providing information and conducting educational programs on issues such as:

  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Competitiveness in World Markets
  • Natural Resource Conservation
  • Energy Conservation
  • Food Safety
  • Child and Family Development
  • Consumer Credit Counselling and Youth Development.


Holly Houghton - County Extension Director
E-mail: HVHoughton@ifas.ufl.edu

Betty Hays - Secretary

Tracy Chaires-Locke - FNP Program Assistant
E-mail: TCLocke@ifas.ufl.edu

Nora Granger-Johnson - FNP Assistant
E-mail: NBGranger@ifas.ufl.edu

Linda Haynes- FNP Assistant
E-mail: LJHaynes@ifas.ufl.edu

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8-12 and 1-4

Physical Address 

Corner of Leon and Barber next to Bank of America

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 640, Cross City, FL, 32628

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 (352) 498-1237


(352) 498-1471

E-mail Address