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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.

Contact

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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Derelict Crab Trap Cleanups Continue in 2022
by Jamie Hammond and Savanna Barry On Wednesday, January 5th, 2022, partners worked together to remove 52 derelict blue crab traps from the Steinhatchee estuary. They removed a total of 1,120 pounds of debris, continuing a years-long effort to reduce derelict traps within local aquatic preserves

01/06/2022

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Cedar Key Coastal Cleanup 2021
Coastal cleanup by the numbers This year, the International Coastal Cleanup was a back in full swing and was a success! At least 140 volunteers braved the rain to remove nearly 2,500 pounds of trash from local shorelines. This is similar to the total

11/12/2021

This Hurricane Season, Be Prepared for Anything
The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins June 1. Are you ready? Maybe you think you’re ready—you’ve got some bottled water and canned goods to last a few days

05/23/2022

Make it a tea garden
Southerners and sweet tea When I was a child we drank sweet tea. I didn't really know where it came from but it was sweet and that suited me just fine

05/27/2022

Celebrate LGBT Pride Month in June
LGBT Pride Month Background Why do people celebrate LGBT Pride month in June?  It is celebrated every June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in NYC.  If you live in South Florida like I do, you can visit the Stonewall National Museum and Archives in Fort Lauderdale to learn more about the Stonewall Uprising

05/27/2022

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    Climate Council: Local Climate Stories
    Whether it is increasing temperatures, stronger and more frequent storms, sea level rise, coastal flooding or growing levels of asthma, all communities across the globe are dealing with the effects of climate change. However, the solutions and impacts of this global issue are not one size fits all and can look different in each area

    05/27/2022

    Are you ready for a hurricane? How to prepare for Florida storm season
    Hurricane season officially starts June 1, but it’s never too early to prepare. As a matter of fact, meteorologists at the National Hurricane Center are already issuing daily reports about tropical activity in the Atlantic Ocean amid a seven-year streak of pre-season storms

    05/26/2022