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UF/IFAS Extension
Pasco County

Extension provides non-biased, research-based information to America's citizens. We are an off-campus branch of the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) and serve as a bridge between the research labs of the university and the local community.

Contact

greich@pascocountyfl.net
(352)-518-0156
36702 State Road 52
Dade City, FL 33525-5198

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Cruciferous Vegetables
With October being breast cancer awareness month, here is one statistic to be aware of: according to the National Cancer Institute, over 266,000 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer by the end of 2018.  While there are some things that we can't control when it comes to this (or any cancer), such as family history and age, there are a lot of lifestyle choices that anyone can make that can reduce their risks of getting certain

10/18/2018

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Dade City Watson Park Community Gardens are Open for Planting!
January 26, 2018 was a great day for the UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office. County Extension Director/Urban Horticulture Agent, Dr

01/26/2018

ServSafe Class and Exam
ServSafe Manager’s class and exam sessions will continue in Pasco County.  ServSafe is the national food safety certification for those working in the food industry

09/10/2018

Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people

10/04/2018

Mold Cleanup Post-Storm
If your home had any kind of water damage from the storm, then there is a good chance that your house has a mold problem, as indicated by any musty odor or finding discolorations on different surfaces.  It is important to take care of the mold quickly to prevent more spores from spreading

10/11/2018

Upcoming Canning Your Produce Presentations
Have you thought about canning your own produce for the first time?  Maybe you have a garden and are growing an abundance of different vegetables that you want to enjoy year round, but you weren't sure about the different ways to can.  Or, if you have experience with canning in the past, do you know if you are canning your produce safely?  Do you know which types of canning methods are appropriate for the different types of produce?  If

09/21/2018

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    ServSafe Class and Exam
    ServSafe Manager’s class and exam sessions will continue in Pasco County.  ServSafe is the national food safety certification for those working in the food industry

    09/10/2018

    Cooking Matters in Your Community
    Are you looking to start cooking and shopping for healthier foods?  Are you trying to work towards a new health goal that has something to do with better food choices?  Do you still think healthy eating is more expensive than prepackaged/processed food?  If so, please consider coming to the four healthy eating workshops through UF/Pasco County Extension!  Starting next month, the Family and Consumer Science Agent will be holding four.

    08/21/2018