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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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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

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

Blood Pressure Learning Opportunities
Did you know that May is Blood Pressure Awareness month?  Did you know that nearly half of American adults have high blood pressure?  Do what you can to avoid this chronic disease by learning more about blood pressure through UF Extension programming this month.  Here is what’s on the calendar for the month of May: May 1st from 12pm to 1pm at the Department of Health in Dade City, located at 13941 15th Street, Dade City, FL 33525

04/30/2018

UF/IFAS Extension Women Are Making History Every Day
March is Women’s History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the contribution and accomplishments of women across all aspects of our lives. At UF/IFAS Extension, women play critical roles in every program area, in every county across the state

03/15/2018

National Women’s Health Week
In honor of Mother’s Day being this past Sunday, the FDA has made the week of May 13 through 19 National Women’s Health Week to promote health for all women of every age.  Use this week to serve as a reminder to schedule a doctor’s appointment not only for a regular checkup, but to discuss which screenings you should get done

05/15/2018

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
Last week, I mentioned that May is Blood Pressure Awareness month.  But did you know that May is also Physical Fitness and Sports Month?  There are a number of different ways to “celebrate” this, but in case you need some ideas, here is a list of things to do be active with your family: If you want to stay indoors, look up YouTube videos for Zumba, yoga, or dance workouts

05/07/2018

Local Events Calendar

    Upcoming Events

    Blood Pressure Learning Opportunities
    Did you know that May is Blood Pressure Awareness month?  Did you know that nearly half of American adults have high blood pressure?  Do what you can to avoid this chronic disease by learning more about blood pressure through UF Extension programming this month.  Here is what’s on the calendar for the month of May: May 1st from 12pm to 1pm at the Department of Health in Dade City, located at 13941 15th Street, Dade City, FL 33525

    04/30/2018

    Healthy Hydration
    How much water and other drinks do we need in a day?  Does food consumption count towards overall fluid intake?  What are signs of dehydration?  The Family and Consumer Sciences Agent will do a lesson on this next week so you can find out! It’s always important to stay hydrated, especially during the summer months.  Thwarting dehydration is also important to do as we age, regardless of what the temperature is outside

    04/23/2018