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UF/IFAS Extension
Pasco County

Extension provides non-biased, research-based information to America's citizens. We are an off-campus branch of the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) and serve as a bridge between the research labs of the university and the local community.

Contact

greich@pascocountyfl.net
(352)-518-0156
36702 State Road 52
Dade City, FL 33525-5198

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Upcoming ServSafe class in Pasco County
The ServSafe Manager’s class and exam session will be offered again Pasco County.  ServSafe is the national food safety certification for those working, or planning to work, in the food industry

09/10/2019

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Dade City Watson Park Community Gardens are Open for Planting!
January 26, 2018 was a great day for the UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office. County Extension Director/Urban Horticulture Agent, Dr

01/26/2018

Upcoming Weight Management Class
UF Extension will be teaching another class at the Advent Health Zephyrhills wellness center.  It is a 12 week program called Towards Permanent Weight Management

07/02/2019

Controlling insects naturally
Summer is the season… for checking landscape plants for insects before they devour your plants with their ravenous appetite.   Conservative estimates state there are over 12,000 species of insects in Florida, so it’s no wonder your hibiscus might look like it was the main course at an insect dinner party! Even though less than 1% of insects are truly ‘pests’, most people prefer to not see insects inside or outside

09/12/2019

Guidelines Before the Storm: Hurricane Prep
It is important to be prepared to help ensure your family’s safety while reducing levels of distress.  Being prepared—and calm—is crucial in times of emergencies

08/29/2019

Routine for Back to School
With school starting last week here in Pasco County, it’s important for your child to establish routine.  Not only does routine make life easier on the parents (you’ll know what time they should turn off the TV!), but it establishes good habits for your child, and improves their social and emotional wellbeing (Shrier and Neff, 2019)

08/19/2019

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    Upcoming Weight Management Class
    UF Extension will be teaching another class at the Advent Health Zephyrhills wellness center.  It is a 12 week program called Towards Permanent Weight Management

    07/02/2019

    Salad in the Summer
    Some people don’t think salad can be a main meal.  They look at it as an appetizer

    06/28/2019