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Martin County

Martin County Extension is under the Land Grant University system and the University of Florida in partnership with local government. Our mission: To provide research-based knowledge and educational programs enabling people to make practical decisions to improve their quality of life.

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martin@ifas.ufl.edu
(772) 288-5654
2614 SE Dixie Hwy.
Stuart, FL 34996

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Monday through Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
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Rain Sensors Help Protect Our River and Lagoon
On a walk through neighborhoods between periods of heavy rain, have you ever seen sprinklers running unnecessarily?  During our rainy summers, the sight is pretty common, especially in the early mornings.  All the extra water can contribute to flooding

07/28/2020

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COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension
Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office or view the local update page for the most up to date information on your

03/15/2020

Employer Tax Credit Can Cover 100% of Employee COVID-19 Paid Leave
Did you know eligible employers can receive a 100% refundable tax credit for every dollar of paid leave (plus the employer’s health insurance premiums during leave) provided to employees under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)?  Helping employees afford to stay home and recover can help not only the employee, but also the company, by.

07/23/2020

UF relationship workshops now available online
The coronavirus crisis has put a strain on many relationships. Couples are stressed — from being cooped up at home, juggling work and childcare, and economic hardships, not to mention the general sense of uncertainty now pervading much of daily life

07/29/2020

Keeping Farm & Landscape Workers Safe: Information Employers Need to Share with Employees
This blog is part of a series focused on keeping agricultural and green industry employees safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Other blogs in the series cover steps employers can take to protect employees and

07/27/2020

Keeping Farm & Landscape Workers Safe: When Employees are Sick or Exposed to COVID-19
This blog is part of a series focused on keeping agricultural and green industry employees safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Other blogs in the series cover information employers need to share with employees and

07/27/2020

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    Employer Tax Credit Can Cover 100% of Employee COVID-19 Paid Leave
    Did you know eligible employers can receive a 100% refundable tax credit for every dollar of paid leave (plus the employer’s health insurance premiums during leave) provided to employees under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)?  Helping employees afford to stay home and recover can help not only the employee, but also the company, by.

    07/23/2020

    COVID-19 Resources for Martin County Agribusinesses
    UF/IFAS Extension Martin County and the Department of Health, Martin County (DOH-Martin) are working together to provide resources for agribusinesses to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community.  Resources offered include cloth face coverings, COVID-19 testing, workplace training and safety posters, and safety guidance updates

    06/30/2020