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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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Managing Mosquitoes During Hurricane Season
  Atlantic Hurricane season officially begins on June 1st and continues until November 30th.  With heavy rains comes pooling water and mosquito breeding

06/20/2018

What's Going on Near You

Those Bloodsucking Mosquitoes
Its time to remember to do your part to manage mosquitoes on your property.  Take time to look for standing water and dump it

06/04/2018

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

UF/IFAS Extension: Urban, Rural and Everywhere Between
The state of Florida comprises nearly 21 million residents, with that number increasing by 1,000 every day. Anyone driving one of our state’s north and south or east and west main highways has experienced the increased traffic and constant movement of people coming and going

05/29/2018

Green Industry Going Greener?
Many readers may already know, the term Green Industry refers to the commercial lawn and landscapers that work so hard to keep our yards and neighborhoods beautiful in the hot Florida sun. Green industry professionals stay current on best practices so they can reduce their impact on our environment

06/01/2018

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

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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

    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