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UF/IFAS Extension
Dixie County

UF/IFAS Extension Dixie County is a partnership between State, Federal, and County governments for the purpose of providing scientific knowledge and expertise to the public.

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dixie@ifas.ufl.edu
352.498.1237
99 NE 121st Steet
Cross City, FL 32628

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 12pm
1pm - 4pm

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Coastal job available: Oyster reef monitoring technician
About the job Temporary OPS field technician positions are available to help with monitoring activities associated with the Lone Cabbage Reef oyster restoration project. The position involves assisting the research coordinator and graduate students with extensive field work associated with characterizing oyster populations and water quality,

07/31/2020

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COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension
Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office or view the local update page for the most up to date information on your

03/15/2020

Pioneer Snook in the Nature Coast
What are pioneer snook? Common snook (Centropomus undecimalis) are a highly sought-after sport fish found in tropical and subtropical waters of the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean.  Lately, anglers are catching many more snook in the Nature Coast than they were just a few years ago

07/01/2019

Lynnette Jean Named Family Nutrition Program Associate Director
By Stella Harbilas Lynnette Jean has been named the new associate director for the UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program. She began her official duties July 10, 2020 “My focus in leading the Family Nutrition Program is on leveraging our strengths and expertise with those of our community partners,” said Jean

10/12/2020

Water Watch comes to Horseshoe Beach
Today is World Oceans Day (June 8th, 2020) and in the spirit of the day I want to recognize two very ocean-oriented volunteers: Janis and Dennis Daly. The Dalys volunteer for many coastal volunteer programs, including Florida Horseshoe Crab Watch and shoreline restoration

06/08/2020

Vibrio in Florida – Know the Facts!
Authors: Holly Abeels, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension; Gabby Barbarite, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, FL Atlantic University; Betty Staugler, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension; L Scott Jackson, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension Recent news headlines report another emergence of the bacteria Vibrio vulnificus and Vibrio parahaemolyticus. Recently, the term “flesh-eating bacteria” has been used to refer to

08/06/2019

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    Pioneer Snook in the Nature Coast
    What are pioneer snook? Common snook (Centropomus undecimalis) are a highly sought-after sport fish found in tropical and subtropical waters of the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean.  Lately, anglers are catching many more snook in the Nature Coast than they were just a few years ago

    07/01/2019

    Redeeming a seawall
    Shoreline armoring Most Floridians already know about the loss and degradation of our coastal habitats. One of the major causes of coastal habitat loss is shoreline armoring

    10/04/2018