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DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK, ALL IN-PERSON CLASSES, PROGRAMS,
AND MEETINGS ARE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Attention

UF/IFAS Extension and Sarasota County place the highest priority on the safety and health of our community members, staff and volunteers. To help stem the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, we have suspended most in-person activities until further notice. Limited services are available by appointment, along with pest/plant help and soil testing. Email sarasota@ifas.ufl.edu or call 941-861-5000 for details.

Additionally, visit facebook.com/ufsarasotaext, blogs.ifas.ufl.edu/sarasotaco or ufsarasotaext.eventbrite.com for our latest updates, and find a wealth of information at sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/sarasota, www.scgov.net/extension, and edis.ifas.ufl.edu.

Stay safe, and thank you for your understanding and assistance in these difficult times.


UF/IFAS Extension
Sarasota County

A county, state and federal partnership, we translate research into community initiatives, classes, and volunteer opportunities related to 4-H youth development; agriculture; gardening and landscaping; natural resources; nutrition and healthy living; and sustainability.

Contact

sarasota@ifas.ufl.edu
941.861.9900
6700 Clark Road (Twin Lakes Park, Green Building)
Sarasota, Fla. 34241

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Make your world a little bigger
By SARAH BOSTICK Sustainable Agriculture Agent UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County As we spend more and more of our time at home, sheltering in place for safety and health, it can easily feel like our personal worlds are shrinking. We feel isolated, claustrophobic, and even bored

04/01/2020

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COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County (UPDATED)
Updated: 03.19 10:25am Please note that all Plant Clinic help desk locations and services have been suspended, effective immediately and through April 30

03/17/2020

Treejuvenation Florida
Treejuvenation Florida is a UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County urban forestry program that aims to increase community engagement in activities which promote the benefits of trees, and help residents to recognize and appreciate their tree assets.

03/02/2020

Show of Hands: Extension’s Role in the 2020 U.S. Census
Among the many parts of our lives that are complicated by COVID-19, add the U.S

03/30/2020

Mosquitoes and COVID-19
Have you been wondering about mosquitoes and the role they play in vectoring diseases, especially coronavirus/COVID-19? Well, they happen to take the dubious title of the deadliest animal on the planet, because of their ability to transmit many diseases. But, COVID-19 is NOT one of those diseases

03/18/2020

Growing the Master Gardener program
UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County thanks the first volunteer of the month for 2020 and selects Deborah Morgan for January. Deborah is a graduate of the Sarasota County Master Gardener Volunteer program in 2018 and has been an excellent representative for the program and UF/IFAS Extension at local outreach events throughout Sarasota County

03/06/2020

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    Treejuvenation Florida
    Treejuvenation Florida is a UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County urban forestry program that aims to increase community engagement in activities which promote the benefits of trees, and help residents to recognize and appreciate their tree assets.

    03/02/2020

    Jumping and crawling insects that want to suck your blood- Halloween Edition Part 2
    Although mosquitoes are the first insect we think of when talking blood-feeding insects-  there are a few others that can make our skin crawl at the thought of them on us or in our homes. The insects discussed below are little insect vampires that do not fly, but crawl, jump, hitch-hike, or just sit in wait for their victim to come along

    10/31/2019