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What is Extension?

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 development
  • Improve the quality of life for all of our citizens

Read Our Newsletter!

Insights is our quarterly newsletter which showcases each program area's events, achievements, and reseach. Learn more about how Extension is currently serving our community!


Natural Resources

4-H Youth Development

Lawn & Garden

Nutrition and Healthy Living

Landscape Pro & Pesticide Licenses


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Physical Address

1303 17th Street West
Palmetto, FL 34221


Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

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