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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.

(352) 463-3174
125 E. Wade Street
Trenton, FL 32693


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

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Catch the Nature Coast Currents in 2023
The Nature Coast Currents webinar series aims to communicate and catalog research happening along Florida's Nature Coast. In 2022-2023, the series focuses especially along the southern portion encompassed by the Nature Coast Aquatic Preserve (Citrus, Hernando, and Pasco County


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National Ag Day: Growing a Climate for Tomorrow
March 21st is National Agriculture Day, a time to recognize and celebrate the men and women who produce our food, fuel and fiber. Now celebrating its 50th Anniversary, the theme for this year’s Ag Day is “Growing a Climate for Tomorrow”


January 12, 2023 registration deadline for Master Gardener course
The 2023 Master Gardener course meets once per week, Thursdays, January 26-April 13, 9 am-NOON at Levy Extension Center. Addressing challenges of gardening in North Florida, topics include fertilization, efficient watering, pesticide options/selection/use, vegetables, and fruit and citrus tree selection among others


Growing a Green Thumb! Gardening class starts January
Levy County Extension hosts the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF-IFAS) Extension Master Gardener volunteer (MGV) training program. Meeting Thursdays, January 26 – April 13, 9 am – Noon, Levy County Extension office, 625 North Hathaway Avenue, Bronson


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    Master Gardeners Harvest Educational Excellence Award
    Master Gardeners receive the Award of Excellence for Educational Materials from the University of Florida. The ‘Record of Change’ portable herbarium project provides responsive and timely education for residents and Master Gardeners


    Growing a Green Thumb; It’s Strawberry Season
    Spring rush and lazy days of summer yield to days of diminishing daylight. We wanted to get one more crop in the garden