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UF/IFAS Extension
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.

Contact

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

Hours

Monday through Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
The Master Gardener Help Desk: Monday - Friday - Drop Off Until Further Notice

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COVID-19 Resources for Martin County Agribusinesses
UF/IFAS Extension Martin County and the Department of Health, Martin County (DOH-Martin) are working together to provide resources for agribusinesses to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community.  Resources offered include cloth face coverings, COVID-19 testing, workplace training and safety posters, and safety guidance updates

06/30/2020

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COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension
Updated 03/16/20 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

Keeping Farm & Landscape Workers Safe: When Employees are Sick or Exposed to COVID-19
This blog is part of a series focused on keeping agricultural and green industry employees safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Other blogs in the series cover information employers need to share with employees and

04/20/2020

Feeling cooped up in quarantine? UF releases new guide to raising backyard chickens
In the early days of the pandemic, as bare grocery store shelves prompted concerns about the food supply, many became interested in producing more of their food at home. Some flocked to local agricultural feed stores in search of baby chicks that would grow up to produce eggs fresh from the backyard

07/09/2020

All I Really Need to Know I Learned During COVID-19
[With a special shout-out to Bestselling Author, Robert Fulghum, whose "All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten" served as inspiration for this writing. ~NBP] [The 4-H Version] An Ode to the Four "H's" Which Form the Foundation of the Life Skills Targeted to Youth

05/11/2020

The Challenge of Food Waste and Loss & How You Can Help
Some of the compelling images during the coronavirus pandemic have shown massive amounts of produce being plowed under and milk being dumped.  At the same time, people across the nation and world are facing financial hardship, food supply shortages, and grocery purchase limits

04/29/2020

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    Keeping Farm & Landscape Workers Safe: When Employees are Sick or Exposed to COVID-19
    This blog is part of a series focused on keeping agricultural and green industry employees safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Other blogs in the series cover information employers need to share with employees and

    04/20/2020

    Keeping Farm & Landscape Workers Safe: Steps Employers Can Take to Protect Workers
    This blog is part of a series focused on keeping agricultural and green industry employees safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Other blogs in the series cover information employers need to share with employees and

    04/20/2020