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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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

What's Going on Near You

Give Sea Turtles A Safe Path in St Lucie County (March 1 – November 15)
SEA TURTLE NESTING SEASON MARCH 1 – NOVEMBER 15 St Lucie County asks residents, businesses and visitors to help conserve Sea Turtles by practicing sea turtle friendly practices such as proper beachfront lighting. Improper beachfront lighting can imperil our endangered and threatened sea turtle populations

02/15/2018

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

State Fair offers more than the Midway
The Florida State Fair opens February 8 and runs through the 19th at the state fairgrounds in Tampa, Florida. The first state fair was held in 1904 on the grounds of what is now the University of Tampa

02/07/2018

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

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

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    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

    Consumer Alert: PACE loans
    PACE loans are being touted across the country and recently here in Florida as a great way to retrofit your home with energy and cost saving technology. You can get a low-interest, no-money-down loan using the equity in your home to install solar panels, better HVAC systems and more

    12/21/2017