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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

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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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Baked Seatrout with Pesto Pine Nut Topping: Florida Seafood at your Fingertips LIVE!
Spotted seatrout! The recipe below uses wild-caught spotted seatrout, a fish commonly targeted by inshore anglers. There is only a small commercial fishery for seatrout in Florida, so it might be tough to find in seafood markets

11/11/2020

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

Home-grown lettuce for the holidays
Set it and forget it…until the holidays. UF/IFAS Extension will teach you how to grow greens just in time to serve at your holiday meal

11/18/2020

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