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.

(772) 462-1660
8400 Picos Road, Ste 101
Fort Pierce, FL 34945


Main Office: Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm
South County: Morningside Branch Library Tuesdays & Fridays 1 p.m.-3

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Landscape Bad Management Practices
Landscapers and homeowners alike are very excited during plant growing season. People in my neighborhood are busy with their lawnmowers and are shopping for new plants


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UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County Webinars and TV Shows
The UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County partners with the WLX TV - the St


New Equine Course Available!
Equine Academy New Self-Paced Online Course Available for Horse Owners! Whether you are an avid horseman or just recently got your first horse, we have a course for you! This in-depth course covers the five core areas of owning a horse: pastures, nutrition, health, safety, and horsemanship. For just $10 you will have access to over 30 pages of content, from presentations, to articles, videos, and other reference materials


Fire Ants, The Common Enemy
For decades, fire ants have been a nuisance in the Southeastern United States. Fire ants move from one location to another, people transport them when transport landscaping and agricultural equipment


Florida Turfgrass Selection
A healthy lawn serves many purposes such as prevents soil erosion, filters pollution, beautifies the landscape and increases home value. Proper turfgrass selection is one of the most important factors in developing and maintaining a healthy attractive lawn


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    Proper Storage of Beach Furniture Protects Sea Turtles
    In St. Lucie County, sea turtle nesting season is March 1 - November 15th


    County Agents Contributing to UF/IFAS Extension Websites
    Are you county extension faculty or staff interested in either beginning your UF blogging, becoming a T4 contributor, or adding calendar dates to your extension website?  How about accessing useable blog statistics for your ROA and NPDES reports?  Here are some resources you might find helpful. Blogging - This will give county extension faculty and staff the opportunity to publish their blogs which will populate to your UF website