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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

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

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Join us for a Lunch-and-Learn Series in April: Invest in Your World, Invest in You
The Family and Consumer Sciences agents of the Southwest Florida District have a myriad of program expertise, and now they are coming together to share it in a free four-part virtual series. With Earth Day coming up, the agents tied in this year’s Earth Day theme, Invest in Our Planet, with the theme of investing in yourself and your own inner world: Are you coping with stress? Are you practicing self-care? Are you looking to start a garden?

03/17/2022

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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

Cool Off with these UF/IFAS Extension Podcasts
I’m not gonna lie--it’s hot outside! Summer heat in Florida is more than a matter of comfort—it's a health and safety issue. If you want to limit your outdoor exposure, but still keep up on topics like gardening, nature watching, farming, beekeeping, or the latest in scientific research, podcasts are a great way to do that

07/18/2022

Upcoming ServSafe class on 3/23/22
The ServSafe Manager’s class and exam session will be offered again in Pasco County at our Dade City office.  ServSafe is the national food safety certification for those working, or planning to work, in the food industry

03/07/2022

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) in Florida
Florida now has confirmed cases of Bird Flu, which is Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI).  While the cases in Brevard, Palm Beach and Volusia Counties were detected in wild birds, poultry owners need to be vigilant

03/01/2022

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    How Much House Can You Afford?
    If you’re searching for a new home, you’ve certainly noticed the current state of the housing market.  The cost of housing has gone up considerably, but it’s important to realize how much house you can afford realistically so that the home does not become a financial burden to you

    02/21/2022

    Registration Open for the Florida Master Naturalist Coastal Systems Course
    Through online classroom discussions, videos, presentations, and field trips, participants will learn about the ecology, wildlife, vegetation, and conservation issues of Florida’s coastal and marine environments. Students will explore coastal habitats during the four in-person field trips

    08/12/2022