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.

36702 State Road 52
Dade City, FL 33525-5198


Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Building Exercise into your Life
What’s the best kind of workout?  Is it swimming?  Running?  Organized sports?  There is no one-size-fits all answer because the best kind of workout is one that you will stick with. Some people love the “me time” from a workout


What's Going on Near You

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


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The median household income in 2019 was $68,703, according to the U.S


Mother’s Day feature: Farming, and UF/IFAS, runs in the family
Ann Blount calls herself a “weekend farmer.” The Blount family’s 300-acre farm in Gadsden County can trace its roots back to 1908, evolving from shade tobacco to sweet potato fields, and eventually to its current timber, cattle and hay operation


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


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


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    The median household income in 2019 was $68,703, according to the U.S


    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