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.


(772) 462-1660
8400 Picos Road, Ste 101
Fort Pierce, FL 34945


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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Business Insurance for Your Home Based Business?
As a businessperson, you probably know that liability insurance is a must, but do you really need additional property insurance if your business is based in your own home? Picture this - you are in business for yourself, building a lawn service company and its going really well. You've heard from one of your neighbors that some things have been disappearing from yards overnight so you decide it would be smart to keep your trailer of new


What's Going on Near You

The UF/ IFAS St Lucie County Extension is pleased to announce the upcoming Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) Uplands Habitats Module. This FMNP Module is a 40-hour educational program designed to teach students about Florida’s natural systems


How Extension Works for You
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Hurricanes, Dairy Cows and the State Agricultural Response Team
I grew up on a Pennsylvania dairy farm before studying animal sciences and working as an Extension agriculture dairy agent. Needless to say, I’ve been around a few cows over the years


Calling Conservation Shenanigans!
I don't know about you, but I like the idea of a business being conservative and eco-friendly. I especially like it when they point out their conservation efforts so I can give them kudos for their efforts and, as a good consumer, continue to support them


2016 UF/IFAS Zika Challenge Impacts
Zika is a mosquito-transmitted virus of which there are no vaccines currently available (Lounibos et al, 2016). It is primarily spreading in tropical regions of the world


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    How Extension Works for You
    "Nice to meet you. What do you do?" "I work at UF/IFAS Extension St


    RoboCalls Are On The Rise
    Robocalls – those annoying unsolicited calls to your home phone or your mobile phone where you hear some cryptic recorded message designed to keep you on the line or make you call a number for more information. As someone who is registered on both the federal and Florida Do Not Call List, I don't expect to get them