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UF/IFAS Extension
Collier County

We help people find practical solutions to problems specific to living in Florida. In fact, people find Extension so valuable, that we are the largest adult education and youth development organization in the world.

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collier@ifas.ufl.edu
(239)252-4800
14700 Immokalee Road
Naples, FL 34105

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Monday - Friday
8am - 4:30 pm
Closed on Federal Holidays

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Tempest and Grove: Post-Hurricane Mangrove Restoration
Hurricane Ian made landfall on Sept. 28, and the vast storm surge from this event pushed extensive amounts of water into coastal areas

11/11/2022

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This Thanksgiving, Thank a Farmer
This Thanksgiving Day, families and friends across the country will gather to show gratitude for our good fortune by sitting down together over a meal. Not just any meal, but a proper feast, with multiple courses, side dishes, appetizers and desserts

11/17/2022

Hurricane Ian Agricultural Impacts in Collier County
In the short 5 years that I have been with UF/IFAS Extension, we have seen two major hurricanes, 2 major wildfires, a freeze and a global pandemic. Hurricane Ian was just the latest event impacting the Collier County agricultural sector, which frequency experiences weather events even in the best of times

11/02/2022

Could this be Avocado Sunblotch Viroid (ASBV)?
Recently, Collier County Extension received an email about strange looking spots on an avocado fruit. A sample was submitted to the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center Plant Diagnostic Clinic to figure out exactly what was causing the deformation

08/30/2022

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    Florida’s Cosmetic Manufacturer Exemption
    In Florida, a person can manufacture certain cosmetic soaps, lotions, moisturizers, and creams in their home per Florida Statute 499.01(2)(p)

    08/26/2022

    Selling Honey Under Florida’s “Home Sweet Home Act”: What’s all the Buzz?
    Are you a Florida Beekeeper interested in selling your honey under Florida's cottage food exemption but uncertain of the rules and regulations?As of July 2021, Section 500.80, Florida Statutes, now referred to as the "Home Sweet Home Act," reformed the rules to Florida's cottage food exemption that allows individuals to manufacture, sell, and store certain types of "cottage foods" (including honey) in an unlicensed kitchen

    08/25/2022