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UF/IFAS Extension
St Lucie County County

The Cooperative Extension Service is nationwide and was established by the Smith-Lever Act of 1914. It is a partnership between state land grant universities, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the county governments throughout the nation.

Contact

lachancec@ufl.edu
(772) 462-1660
8400 Picos Road, Ste 101
Fort Pierce, FL 34945

Hours

Main Office: Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm
South County: Morningside Branch Library Tues - Fri 1 p.m.-3; Sat 9 a.m. - 11

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Saving Doesn’t Stop After America Saves Week Ends
For all of those who participated in America Saves Week by taking a pledge to save more, pat yourself on the back! Well done! For those who intended to but didn't get around to it, it is not too late! Saving money is an initiative we can all get behind and Split to Save is an easy way to join in. How Does it Work?

03/14/2018

What's Going on in Florida

Yum & Fun at the 18th Annual Sweet Corn Fiesta – Sunday, April 29th
The annual South Florida Sweet Corn Fiesta is buttered with a family festival of children’s games, live music, competitions, and mouth-watering, locally grown sweet corn. The Fiesta is a great family event promoting Agriculture and Florida’s Sweet Corn Industry which annually produces over a billion ears of sweet corn

04/24/2018

Income Tax Refund Roundup
Now that the holidays are behind us, many of us are already thinking of our Income Tax Refund. As you eagerly await your filing documents, let me provide you some food for thought about your options this tax season

01/19/2018

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

Save During America Saves Week
A lot of great events happen in spring including America Saves Week!  Haven't heard of this national passtime? That's okay - let me give you the low down. What Is America Saves Week? America Saves Week has been happening since 2007

02/09/2018

Robocalls Rile Regulators
A few months back, I blogged about the increase in robocalls reported by Florida residents.  I offered some solutions to help you avoid harassment from these telemarketers

02/05/2018

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    Income Tax Refund Roundup
    Now that the holidays are behind us, many of us are already thinking of our Income Tax Refund. As you eagerly await your filing documents, let me provide you some food for thought about your options this tax season

    01/19/2018

    Set a Goal to Build Wealth in 2018
    Now that the holidays are behind us, we all get to work on the goals we set for 2018. And just a reminder - when you write your goals down, you are 42% more likely to accomplish them (go get something to write on - quick!)

    01/02/2018