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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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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

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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

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

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

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

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

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    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

    FAQ: Solar photovoltaic technology
    Frequently Asked Questions about Solar PV By SOPHIA MOUNDOUS Sustainability Assistant, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County This Solar PV FAQ was written for those interested in understanding the basics of solar PV technology, investing in a solar system, and more in Florida. What is solar PV and how does it work? When people talk about “solar” it can be misleading because there are a few different types of solar

    02/28/2020