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.
36702 State Road 52
Dade City, FL 33525-5198
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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?
What's Going on in Florida
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
4-H Leg: 50 Years of Giving Youth a Voice in Government
There’s a famous quote, often attributed to Mahatma Gandhi, that we must “be the change we wish to see in the world.” Few of us take the opportunity to meet that challenge
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
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
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
National Soup Day is February 4th
With National Soup Day on February 4th, and with all of this cold weather we’re having, this is the perfect time to talk about soup. Have you had some recently? Maybe you had it more than once in the past month