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Martin County

Martin County Extension is under the Land Grant University system and the University of Florida in partnership with local government. Our mission: To provide research-based knowledge and educational programs enabling people to make practical decisions to improve their quality of life.

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martin@ifas.ufl.edu
(772) 288-5654
2614 SE Dixie Hwy.
Stuart, FL 34996

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Minor Wind and Rain, Storms Still Hurt Growers
In Martin County, Hurricane Dorian brought a potential for Category 5 storm force winds, rain, and storm surge.  Nursery, vegetable, aquaculture and other growers facing storms like Dorian must prepare for the worst

09/19/2019

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COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension
Updated 03/15/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office or view the local update page for the most up to date information on your

03/15/2020

4-H Friendships
Forming new Friendships As we move through life there is always the benefit for meeting new people, learning about different areas, forming new relationships regardless of locale - all opportunities that 4-H youth can experience when socializing with other 4-H youth outside our county or state. In April, Martin County 4-H youth had a wonderful experience meeting youth from Powell County, Kentucky

05/18/2018

Show of Hands: Extension’s Role in the 2020 U.S. Census
Among the many parts of our lives that are complicated by COVID-19, add the U.S

03/30/2020

Hurricane Preparation for Container Nurseries
For container nurseries, as with our homes, businesses, and other types of agricultural operations, good preparation can really make a difference for the better.  With Hurricane Dorian preparing to make landfall in Florida, here are some suggested hurricane readiness tasks for container nurseries

08/30/2019

Vibrio in Florida – Know the Facts!
Authors: Holly Abeels, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension; Gabby Barbarite, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, FL Atlantic University; Betty Staugler, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension; L Scott Jackson, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension Recent news headlines report another emergence of the bacteria Vibrio vulnificus and Vibrio parahaemolyticus. Recently, the term “flesh-eating bacteria” has been used to refer to

08/06/2019

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    4-H Friendships
    Forming new Friendships As we move through life there is always the benefit for meeting new people, learning about different areas, forming new relationships regardless of locale - all opportunities that 4-H youth can experience when socializing with other 4-H youth outside our county or state. In April, Martin County 4-H youth had a wonderful experience meeting youth from Powell County, Kentucky

    05/18/2018

    4-H Resolution
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    01/11/2018