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UF/IFAS Extension
Pinellas County

UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County is the local branch of a nationwide network of land grant universities providing non-biased, research-based information to America's citizens. In our state, Extension's land grant link is the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences(IFAS).

Contact

gardenhelp@pinellascounty.org
(727) 582-2100
12520 Ulmerton Road
Largo, FL 33774

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Healthy Heart Month
A healthy heart is a key part of a healthy, sustainable lifestyle. February is American Hearth Month because heart disease is the leading cause of death of people in the world

02/01/2019

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Looking to put your skills to use for a good cause?
Pinellas County 4-H Association is seeking new volunteer members from our community to help us further the mission of Pinellas County 4-H Youth Development! Do you have skills in marketing, fundraising, management, event planning, youth development, working with sponsors and donors, tech skills, or others you want to put to use? Are you retired and want to help the youth in your community? Are you a recent college grad or high.

01/31/2019

Climate Change is a Current, and Future Issue
The nation’s economy, public health, infrastructure, and natural resources face an immediate and continued threat from climate change impacts, warns the comprehensive 4th National Climate Assessment (NCA4) released last Friday.  The report is broken down into chapters on sectors such as water, energy, land use, forestry, coastal effects, marine resources,

11/30/2018

Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people

10/04/2018

Holiday Shopping Reminders
While the holidays are often considered the most wonderful time of the year, they also take a toll on your wallets and the environment. But do not worry, there are plenty of ways to avoid breaking the bank this holiday season and to lessen your impact on the environment

12/07/2018

Dine-In Day is Monday, December 3!
There’s a nationwide obesity epidemic, especially in children and teens, and a lot of that has to do with unhealthy eating and lack of food preparation knowledge. Research has shown that the whole family benefits from family mealtime by having better nutrition, improving family communication, fostering family traditions, and teaching life skills, such as meal planning, budgeting, and food preparation

11/30/2018

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    Climate Change is a Current, and Future Issue
    The nation’s economy, public health, infrastructure, and natural resources face an immediate and continued threat from climate change impacts, warns the comprehensive 4th National Climate Assessment (NCA4) released last Friday.  The report is broken down into chapters on sectors such as water, energy, land use, forestry, coastal effects, marine resources,

    11/30/2018

    November is National Diabetes Month
    Sierra Ditto Dietetic Intern Bay Pines VA Healthcare System Diabetes affects over 30 million Americans. In fact, every year over one million Americans are diagnosed

    11/06/2018