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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 Canning Class
It's strawberry season.  In addition to getting ready to attend the strawberry festival, why not make your own strawberry jam as well?  UF/Pasco Extension will be offering its first canning class at the One Stop Shop building (formerly known as Stallings) on making your own strawberry jam

01/17/2020

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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

Pumpkin Spice Lattes
In Florida, you can’t tell that it’s fall by watching the local weather report.  Instead, you know that it’s fall based on the amount of pumpkin-flavored products found at coffee shops, bakeries, and the grocery stores

09/19/2019

UF Students Compete as Finalists in National Product Development Baking Competition
A team of University of Florida food science and human nutrition graduate students have been selected as one of three college groups to compete as finalists for the nation’s most prominent scholarship competition for students pursuing careers in food technology and science, baking and culinary arts. The students will compete in the final round of the American Society of Baking (ASBE) Product Development Competition on March 1, 2020 at

01/16/2020

ServSafe Class Coming Soon to Pasco
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, including running your own food business

01/17/2020

Target Heart Rate for Weight Loss
What intensity level are your workouts?  Once you get the all-clear from your doctor, make sure you know what intenstiy level of exercise you are doing, as this can help you reach your health goals.  Your level is determined by your target heart rate, and then using that number to get an intensity range

10/31/2019

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    Pumpkin Spice Lattes
    In Florida, you can’t tell that it’s fall by watching the local weather report.  Instead, you know that it’s fall based on the amount of pumpkin-flavored products found at coffee shops, bakeries, and the grocery stores

    09/19/2019

    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