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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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Save for your Emergency Fund
Monday, February 22nd, starts America Saves Week.  This past year has hit a lot of families hard financially, emphasizing the fact that having a healthy amount of money saved is crucial to getting through an emergency

02/22/2021

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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

Emotional Eating and Weight Gain
We are almost one year into living in a COVID world.  How has your COVID year been?  For many, it was filled with stress, anxiety, financial struggles, and possibly weight gain

01/20/2021

Stand Up & Holler for Extension on Gator Nation Giving Day
Thursday, February 18 is Gator Nation Giving Day, when University of Florida alumni, students, faculty, staff, families and friends worldwide all get a chance to Stand Up & Holler. We might have to use our inside voices when hollering this year, as Gator Nation Giving Day will be a virtual event

02/12/2021

Pasco ServSafe Class in March
The ServSafe Manager’s class and exam session will be offered again Pasco County, but will look a little different this time (described below).  ServSafe is the national food safety certification for those working, or planning to work, in the food industry

02/19/2021

Get FREE financial coaching!
The median household income in 2019 was $68,703, according to the U.S

01/26/2021

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    Emotional Eating and Weight Gain
    We are almost one year into living in a COVID world.  How has your COVID year been?  For many, it was filled with stress, anxiety, financial struggles, and possibly weight gain

    01/20/2021

    Don’t Use Your Emergency Savings for Holiday Shopping
    It is tempting to use your emergency savings towards your holiday spending.  You know the money is there, and you can always build up your emergency fund after the holidays, right?  This is the equivalent of having junk food in the house (despite your intentions to eat better), getting really hungry, and eating it, then declaring that you will no longer allow junk food in the house starting next week

    12/07/2020