Okeechobee Extension Services

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Address and Phone

458 Hwy 98 North
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Office: (863) 763-6469
Fax: (863) 763-6745



Mission Statement

 "The Mission of UF/IFAS is to develop knowledge in agricultural, human and natural resources and to make that knowledge accessible to sustain and enhance the quality of human life."

Faculty and Staff


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Lauren Butler, County Extension Director
Livestock Agent
email: L.butler@ufl.edu

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Paula Daniel
4-H Agent
email: PaulineMDaniel@ufl.edu

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 Josephine Dorriety
Office Assistant
email: jdorriety@co.okeechobee.fl.us

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Patrick Hogue
Horticulture Program Assitant
email: beefman@ufl.edu

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Colleen Larson 

Regional Dairy Agent    
Okeechobee, Highlands, Hardee, Desoto, Glades and St. Lucie
email: cclarson@ufl.edu

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Carrie Muldoon
4-H Program Assistant   
email: cmuldoon@ufl.edu