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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

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Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Are You Drinking Enough Water?
Sometimes we forget that water is an important drink that needs to be consumed everyday. Especially here in Florida where the hot and humid climate causes us to sweat and reach for other drinks that may not be so healthy

09/23/2020

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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

Dining Out During COVID
Many people like dining out for the experience (whether it’s for a get together with friends or family, a date night, a celebration, or just wanting a night off from cooking and dishes).  And during this time of COVID, many of us want to support our local economies by eating at our favorite local food businesses

07/10/2020

COVID-19 Resources for Seafood Producers and Small Businesses
Originally published March 31 2020. Last updated September 18 2020

09/18/2020

Upcoming ServSafe class in Pasco: October 21 2020
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

09/21/2020

Eggplant is Growing in Pasco–Make Eggplant Pizza Bites!
Vegetable gardens around Pasco County might be seeing their eggplant come in.  At not even 40 calories a cup, zero fat, a good source of fiber, and with potassium, iron, protein, and antioxidants, eggplant has grown in popularity over the years in both home kitchens and restaurant dishes

08/21/2020

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    Dining Out During COVID
    Many people like dining out for the experience (whether it’s for a get together with friends or family, a date night, a celebration, or just wanting a night off from cooking and dishes).  And during this time of COVID, many of us want to support our local economies by eating at our favorite local food businesses

    07/10/2020

    Protect Yourself From the Heat
    Protecting yourself from the sun isn’t the only thing we should be concerned about when being outside.  With the Pasco region seeing temperatures in the 90s for the past several days, it’s important to protect yourself from dehydration, which can lead to other serious health issues such as heat exhaustion or heat stroke

    06/30/2020