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What is Extension?

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 development
  • Improve the quality of life for all of our citizens


Natural Resources

4-H Youth Development

Lawn & Garden

Nutrition and Healthy Living

Landscape Pro & Pesticide Licenses


Crystal Snodgrass

County Extension Director

Phone (941) 722-4524 ext 1822

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Physical Address

1303 17th Street West
Palmetto, FL 34221


Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

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