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.
99 NE 121st Steet
Cross City, FL 32628
Monday - Friday
8am - 12pm
1pm - 4pm
Recreational Scallop Season 2021
Nothing says summer in the Nature Coast like the start of scalloping. Starting tomorrow, June 15th, thousands will splash into the clear water searching through carpets of seagrass for bay scallops
Donor marsh at Duke Energy Mariculture Center making donations!
In 2018, we worked with Duke Energy’s Mariculture Center in Crystal River to establish a large salt marsh nursery in one of their culture ponds. We needed the donor marsh because habitat restoration requires access to plant material
What's Going on in Florida
Learn how to restore marine habitats
Marine habitats Marine habitats such as seagrass meadows, coral reefs, and sponge beds are some of the most threatened on the planet. UF/IFAS and Florida Sea Grant Extension agents in the Nature Coast work a lot on marine habitat restoration projects
A Boost for Hernando County’s Scallop Season
Over the last year, a team of volunteers worked hard to help give the bay scallop population off Hernando's coast a much-needed boost. These volunteers go by the name of "Scallop Sitters
Take-all root rot, whether you like it or not!
If you have had issues with declining turf during the Summer and early Fall, it could be take-all! Take-all root rot loves to come out to play in the hot, wet Florida Summers and early Fall. Take-all root rot is a disease that is naturally present on the roots of warm season turf, so that means it is probably chillin’ in your Florida yard right now
Live, Interactive, online classes 12:00 p.m
How Much Do You Need to Retire?
Picture your retirement lifestyle. Where would you like to live? Would you like to travel? Leave money to heirs? Reach these goals by taking a few steps
Back by popular demand: UF/IFAS Extension Broward Urban Sustainable Food Production Short Course
Sustainable urban food production provides benefits that extend beyond addressing food insecurity. The supply chain disruptions caused by COVID-19 continue to be felt across industries and communities