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.
125 E. Wade Street
Trenton, FL 32693
Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm
Closed for lunch from 12pm-1pm, daily.
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
Growing Gilchrist Vol. 3: Get Your Garden Right!
Get Your Garden Right Have you been thinking about planting a spring garden or are doing it now? Whether you have a garden every year or this is your first time, getting off on the right start is the key to success. This starts by considering what your garden objective is
What's Going on in Florida
Dig In! Gardening Course starts January 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 Thursdays, January 28 – March 25, 9 am – Noon, in partnership with Levy County Board of County Commissioners and operated through the Levy County Extension office
Beneficial Garden Bugs: The Good Flies
Not all bugs are alike. Some bugs in Florida are garden pests, because they can do a lot of damage to plants, especially during the growing season
Wakulla Teens Complete Leadership Camp and Introduction to “CERT” Training
Trailblazing Teens Over five days from June 14 to 18, 27 teens made Wakulla history. They were the inaugural participants in the county’s first Teen Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training course
Student Blog: Kampo
By Owen DeAngelis What is Kampo? Kampo is a form of traditional Japanese medicine that is widely used today, especially in the Eastern Hemisphere. Its underlying idea is that the body and mind are inseparable, and balance between the body and mind are fundamental for human health
Consumer Smarts – Know How to Maximize Your Buying Power
All of us, we Consumers, are usually looking for ways to maximize our buying power. We want to get the best bang for our buck, right? Happily, this is highly likely if you are a smart consumer and know your resources
Water Wednesday Recap – Landscaping Care Before And After A Storm
The Atlantic hurricane season extends from June 1 through November 30. NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season