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UF/IFAS Extension
St Lucie 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 Tuesdays & Fridays 1 p.m.-3

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Making Homemade Pizza on the Barbecue Grill
Introduction Floridians love barbecuing.  Have you ever tried making homemade pizza on the barbecue grill?  Adding Florida fresh produce and herbs from your garden can add to the deliciousness

01/12/2022

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Master Naturalist Coastal Shoreline Restoration Course Begins March 17, 2022
REGISTRATION OPEN FOR THE UF/IFAS FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST COASTAL SHORELINE RESTORATION 100% ONLINE COURSE The UF/ IFAS St Lucie, Martin and Escambia County Extension offices are collaborating on the upcoming Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) Coastal Shoreline Restoration course. This FMNP course is a 24-hour educational program designed to provide training in the restoration of living shorelines, oyster reefs, mangroves, and marshes,

01/05/2022

The View from Two Months In
Hello all, and welcome to a brand new year! I’ve been Dean of UF/IFAS Extension now for a little over two months. When I first started, I received a piece of advice from SVP Scott Angle: “Above all, just have fun!” he told me

01/04/2022

Tips to Overcome that Holiday Debt
Now that we are squarely into 2022, we can start to look forward to all that the new year will bring us.  What we won't look forward to are all the credit card bills the post office will bring us

01/11/2022

Snakes on the UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County Campus
Snakes are common on the campus of the UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County in the northwestern rural area of the community

01/07/2022

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    Integrated Pest Management for controlling Citrus Greening
    Florida citrus industry has been influenced by citrus greening disease or huanglongbing (HLB) severely. Citrus greening is a bacterial disease that is transmitted by a tiny insect called Asian citrus psyllid (ACP)

    01/06/2022

    Citrus Under Protective Screen (CUPS) Overview and perspective
    Florida citrus industry has been influenced by citrus greening disease or huanglongbing (HLB) severely. Citrus greening is a bacterial disease that is transmitted by a tiny insect called Asian citrus psyllid (ACP)

    01/03/2022