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UF/IFAS Extension
Manatee County

The Manatee County Extension Service is an educational program within county government which brings the resources of the University of Florida to Manatee County to solve local problems, provide educational opportunities, promote economic enhancement and improve the quality of life for all.

Contact

manatee@ifas.ufl.edu
941-722-4524
1303 17th Street West
Palmetto, FL 34221

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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December 3rd Dining in Day “Family Meals”
By AMBER WARD, Extension Program Manager, Family Nutrition Program Please join the UF/IFAS Extension- Sarasota (Manatee)team in celebrating FCS Dining In Day (also known as Family Youth and Consumer Science Day) by posting a selfie of you preparing or eating a healthy meal with your friends or family!   Here are the links for participating social media sites Twitter.

11/27/2017

What's Going on in Florida

Mediterranean Diet with Florida Flavors
Discover the scientific support for the health benefits associated with a Mediterranean lifestyle.  Learn how to grow fruit that align with the Mediterranean way of eating and living, while discovering how to integrate locally available food

05/21/2018

Security Precautions
  In light of the current Equifax breach, I thought I'd put together a short list of security precautions that may be useful. Please let me know if you have any additional ideas for protecting your financial accounts or any alternatives to these

10/10/2017

UF/IFAS Extension Women Are Making History Every Day
March is Women’s History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the contribution and accomplishments of women across all aspects of our lives. At UF/IFAS Extension, women play critical roles in every program area, in every county across the state

03/15/2018

Relationship Education Manatee County
Relationships in our County Looking for ways to connect and get closer with your partner? Want to know more about healthy relationships, life and family and couples interactions? The SMART Couples project is offering ELEVATE and Before You Tie the Knot, free, research-backed relationship enhancement classes for couples or individuals in Manatee County. Both

11/01/2017

Relationship Education
OUR SMART COUPLES FLORIDA CLASSES It is never too early or too late to learn how to decrease stress, enhance your relationship, trust and love your partner more, and live a healthier, calmer life. UF/IFAS Extension Manatee County is committed to helping individuals and couples in Manatee County that want to invest in themselves and their relationships

11/01/2017

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    Security Precautions
      In light of the current Equifax breach, I thought I'd put together a short list of security precautions that may be useful. Please let me know if you have any additional ideas for protecting your financial accounts or any alternatives to these

    10/10/2017

    Hurricanes and Trees, Yikes
    Did Hurricane Irma leave you with fallen trees, broken branches, or uprooted trees? The University of Florida /Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) created the Urban Forest Hurricane Recovery Program after the devastation of the 2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons. The main goal of the program is to foster a healthy urban forest that is more wind-resistant

    10/02/2017