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DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK, ALL IN-PERSON CLASSES, PROGRAMS,
AND MEETINGS ARE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Attention

UF/IFAS Extension and Sarasota County place the highest priority on the safety and health of our community members, staff and volunteers. To help stem the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, we have suspended most in-person activities until further notice. Limited services are available by appointment, along with pest/plant help and soil testing. Email sarasota@ifas.ufl.edu or call 941-861-5000 for details.

Additionally, visit facebook.com/ufsarasotaext, blogs.ifas.ufl.edu/sarasotaco or ufsarasotaext.eventbrite.com for our latest updates, and find a wealth of information at sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/sarasota, www.scgov.net/extension, and edis.ifas.ufl.edu.

Stay safe, and thank you for your understanding and assistance in these difficult times.


UF/IFAS Extension
Sarasota County

A county, state and federal partnership, we translate research into community initiatives, classes, and volunteer opportunities related to 4-H youth development; agriculture; gardening and landscaping; natural resources; nutrition and healthy living; and sustainability.

Contact

sarasota@ifas.ufl.edu
941.861.9900
6700 Clark Road (Twin Lakes Park, Green Building)
Sarasota, Fla. 34241

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Avoid picking up something “extra” while grocery shopping
We all are doing our best to stay inside and limit our travel, in these trying times. But, might still find ourselves in need of a run for groceries

04/03/2020

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COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County (UPDATED)
Updated: 03.19 10:25am Please note that all Plant Clinic help desk locations and services have been suspended, effective immediately and through April 30

03/17/2020

Growing the Master Gardener program
UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County thanks the first volunteer of the month for 2020 and selects Deborah Morgan for January. Deborah is a graduate of the Sarasota County Master Gardener Volunteer program in 2018 and has been an excellent representative for the program and UF/IFAS Extension at local outreach events throughout Sarasota County

03/06/2020

Show of Hands: Extension’s Role in the 2020 U.S. Census
Among the many parts of our lives that are complicated by COVID-19, add the U.S

03/30/2020

Desinfecte su hogar… de forma segura
Coautor: Armando Ubeda, Marine and Coastal (Sea Grant) agent UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County Con la pandemia de coronavirus / COVID-19 al frente de nuestra vida cotidiana, hemos escuchado una y otra vez la importancia del lavarse las manos adecuadamente, del distanciamiento social y la desinfección. Pero cuando fui a la tienda, me encontré que los estantes con productos de limpieza estaban

03/30/2020

Sanitize your home… safely
With the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic at the forefront of our daily lives, we have heard over and over the importance of proper handwashing, social distancing and sanitizing. When I went to the store, I found the cleaning isles and paper goods aisles to be pretty much empty

03/27/2020

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    Growing the Master Gardener program
    UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County thanks the first volunteer of the month for 2020 and selects Deborah Morgan for January. Deborah is a graduate of the Sarasota County Master Gardener Volunteer program in 2018 and has been an excellent representative for the program and UF/IFAS Extension at local outreach events throughout Sarasota County

    03/06/2020

    Handwashing 101: The importance of details
    Amid all the steps many people take when it comes to preventing illness, they often overlook one simple but highly effective action. Handwashing

    03/03/2020