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UF/IFAS Extension
St Lucie County

The Cooperative Extension Service is nationwide and was established by the Smith-Lever Act of 1914. It is a partnership between state land grant universities, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the county governments throughout the nation.

Contact

lachancec@ufl.edu
(772) 462-1660
8400 Picos Road, Ste 101
Fort Pierce, FL 34945

Hours

Main Office: Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm
South County: Morningside Branch Library Tues - Fri 1 p.m.-3; Sat 9 a.m. - 11

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Love and Money: How to Lose Your Heart without Giving Away Your Wallet
Relationships are wonderful and difficult at the same time. When it comes to love and money, sometimes our judgement can become clouded

10/06/2020

What's Going on Near You

Peters’s Rock Agama on the Treasure Coast
The UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County is producing educational information about nonnative Peters's rock agama that are becoming increasingly visible on the Treasure Coast

08/11/2020

2020 Updated UF/IFAS Hurricane and Disaster Information
The UF/IFAS Disaster Preparation & Recovery website offers resources to help Floridians prepare for and deal with natural disasters. From hurricanes to floods, tornados to thunderstorms, natural disasters can impact our lives with little notice

08/21/2020

Lynnette Jean Named Family Nutrition Program Associate Director
By Stella Harbilas Lynnette Jean has been named the new associate director for the UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program. She began her official duties July 10, 2020 “My focus in leading the Family Nutrition Program is on leveraging our strengths and expertise with those of our community partners,” said Jean

10/12/2020

The Basics of Investing
Part of financial literacy is learning about the basics of investing.  Once you have control of your expenses and can spend less than you make, what do you do with that unspent money? Well, the next step is to make sure the money you don't spend is working for you

08/26/2020

Vanilla is coming to our homes!
Vanilla planifolia is the plant responsible for natural vanilla flavor. These vanilla orchids grow as vines in south Florida, USDA Hardiness zones 10a to 11a

08/22/2020

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    2020 Updated UF/IFAS Hurricane and Disaster Information
    The UF/IFAS Disaster Preparation & Recovery website offers resources to help Floridians prepare for and deal with natural disasters. From hurricanes to floods, tornados to thunderstorms, natural disasters can impact our lives with little notice

    08/21/2020

    Bromeliads and Mosquitoes
    What can you do to prevent mosquitoes from inhabiting your bromeliad plants?  The information below is courtesy of Dr. Roxanne Connelly formerly with the UF/IFAS Florida Medical Entomology Lab and currently with CDC

    07/25/2020