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UF/IFAS Extension
Gilchrist County

UF/IFAS Extension Gilchrist County is a partnership between the Gilchrist County Board of County Commissioners and the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Science. County Extension functions for the purpose of providing scientific knowledge and expertise to the public.

Contact

gilchrist@ifas.ufl.edu
(352) 463-3174
125 E. Wade Street
Trenton, FL 32693

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm
Closed for lunch from 12pm-1pm, daily.

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Dig In! Gardening Course starts September 2021
Growing a Green Thumb! Levy County Extension hosts the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF-IFAS) Extension Master Gardener volunteer (MGV) training program. Meeting Fridays, September 10 - November 5, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, in partnership with Levy County Board of County Commissioners and operated through the Levy County Extension office

07/22/2021

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DIY Container Garden with Draped Hypertufa
Perfect for seasonal gardens and great for gift giving. You'll create a unique, one of a kind, draped container using portland cement infused fabric

07/27/2021

The Rural Telehealth Initiative: Lowering Barriers to Health Care
For me, a visit to the doctor can be an inconvenience. Between fighting traffic, finding a parking spot, checking in and doing time in the waiting room, I usually have to carve out an hour or more of my day, all for about 15 minutes of quality time with the doctor

08/06/2021

Science Behind Weed Control
Extension connects the general public with University of Florida scientist and specialist by providing research based education. The science behind weed control, specifically Dioscorea bulbifera (air potato vine), engages youth and residents to seek out, identify and become familiar with prevention and control options

07/06/2021

Fall Gardening Workshop; A Cornucopia of Techniques and Tips
Join us for an exciting half-day outdoor gardening workshop. Guests will discuss and practice diverse  gardening techniques and tips

06/22/2021

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    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

    06/14/2021

    How to Root Prune and Transplant Field Grown Trees and Shrubs
    Trees growing in the landscape or field growing in a nursery need special care when transplanting to ensure success.  Here's how to do it

    09/16/2021