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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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Food Safety for Babies and Toddlers
Anyone is at high for getting a food borne illness if proper precautions aren’t met, but did you know that children under five are particularly susceptible to getting a food borne illness?  That is because their immune systems aren’t developed enough yet to fight off pathogens they may ingest.  In fact, of all cases of hospitalizations for food poisoning, such as for salmonella and certain E

06/18/2018

What's Going on Near You

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

Spring Cleaning the Kitchen
With it still being spring, you may have thought about doing some spring cleaning.  Or, maybe you thought about how to avoid it

05/29/2018

UF/IFAS Extension: Urban, Rural and Everywhere Between
The state of Florida comprises nearly 21 million residents, with that number increasing by 1,000 every day. Anyone driving one of our state’s north and south or east and west main highways has experienced the increased traffic and constant movement of people coming and going

05/29/2018

Men’s Health Week
Just like it was Women’s Health Week last month, men have their week, Men’s Health Week, this week, from June 11th to June 17th (it ends on Father’s Day every year, just like Women’s Health Week ends on Mother’s Day).  The purpose of this week is to promote awareness on health issues boys, men, and their families may face, messages on disease prevention, education materials, screening information, and more

06/11/2018

ServSafe
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

06/04/2018

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    Spring Cleaning the Kitchen
    With it still being spring, you may have thought about doing some spring cleaning.  Or, maybe you thought about how to avoid it

    05/29/2018

    Sun Exposure
    Many of us think of Memorial Day weekend as the time of year that officially kicks off summer.  And with Pasco County’s last day of school for students being on Friday, the 25th, it really is summer for our students and teachers!  With that being said, it is important to take precautions when it comes to sun exposure

    05/22/2018