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UF/IFAS Extension
Manatee County

The Manatee County Extension Service is an educational program within county government which brings the resources of the University of Florida to Manatee County to solve local problems, provide educational opportunities, promote economic enhancement and improve the quality of life for all.

Contact

manatee@ifas.ufl.edu
941-722-4524
1303 17th Street West
Palmetto, FL 34221

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Poverty Simulation in Action
UF/IFAS Extension Manatee and Sarasota Counties, Family and Consumer Science Agents provided a Poverty Simulation for the State College of Florida Faculty during the middle of October 2019. The poverty simulation experience is designed to help participants begin to understand what it might be like to live in a typical low-income family trying to survive from month to month

11/05/2019

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Spring 2020 Living Shoreline Volunteer Days
By Natalie Stephens Cedar Key locals, “snow birds”, Gainesville students, and travelers from all over are coming together to volunteer with the UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station for their Spring 2020 living shoreline volunteer events! With groups ranging from 5-15 volunteers per day, these environmental enthusiasts have done a whole lot of good in just a few days! Living shorelines If you aren’t a local.

02/26/2020

Master Gardener Gardening Bench: Strawberries
Strawberries By John Dawson, Master Gardener Volunteer 2007 Here in Central Florida, now is the time to plant strawberries. Find more articles on exciting topics here

09/23/2019

Stand Up & Holler for UF/IFAS!
It's Gator Nation Giving Day! When you give to UF/IFAS, you partner with a network of faculty, students and volunteers who are creating positive and lasting change in Florida and beyond. “Stand up and holler” for the UF/IFAS program that means the most to you! This year we have some

02/20/2020

Happier couples create happier communities!
Unhealthy relationships have been shown to cause lower test scores in children, increase stress levels, cause family violence and economically depressed communities. Relationships classes to couples would improve these deficits at home

11/05/2019

Our Way instead of My Way
Communities are made up of all types of families, couples facing a variety of challenges. Many are learning new parenting skills

11/05/2019

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    Master Gardener Gardening Bench: Strawberries
    Strawberries By John Dawson, Master Gardener Volunteer 2007 Here in Central Florida, now is the time to plant strawberries. Find more articles on exciting topics here

    09/23/2019

    Close Together
    Whether you’ve been married for 30 days or 30 years, you’ve made a life-changing commitment to another person. Marriage can be beautiful, frustrating, amazing, annoying, and everything in between

    01/17/2019