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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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Dining Out During COVID
Many people like dining out for the experience (whether it’s for a get together with friends or family, a date night, a celebration, or just wanting a night off from cooking and dishes).  And during this time of COVID, many of us want to support our local economies by eating at our favorite local food businesses

07/10/2020

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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

Please Don’t Hoard
What is more contagious than the coronavirus?  Fear, panic, and paranoia.  While it's natural to fear what we don't know, we want to make sure we are reacting in a way that will help us, not hurt us

03/31/2020

Feeling cooped up in quarantine? UF releases new guide to raising backyard chickens
In the early days of the pandemic, as bare grocery store shelves prompted concerns about the food supply, many became interested in producing more of their food at home. Some flocked to local agricultural feed stores in search of baby chicks that would grow up to produce eggs fresh from the backyard

07/09/2020

Protect Yourself From the Heat
Protecting yourself from the sun isn’t the only thing we should be concerned about when being outside.  With the Pasco region seeing temperatures in the 90s for the past several days, it’s important to protect yourself from dehydration, which can lead to other serious health issues such as heat exhaustion or heat stroke

06/30/2020

Keep Your Home Organized
Being stuck at home doesn’t have to mean more video games or binge watching TV shows. Instead, make use of this stay-at-home order by keeping your home organized

04/20/2020

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    Please Don’t Hoard
    What is more contagious than the coronavirus?  Fear, panic, and paranoia.  While it's natural to fear what we don't know, we want to make sure we are reacting in a way that will help us, not hurt us

    03/31/2020

    Other Options For Some Food Businesses During Outbreak
    Pasco County is home to many food entrepreneurs.  I get calls all the time asking about ServSafe classes and cottage food questions

    03/26/2020