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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.

(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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Aquaponics: Sustainable Food Production System for Home Gardeners
What is Aquaponics? Aquaponics is a food production system that gets a lot of attention in today's world. Aquaponics is an exciting way to grow fish and plants at the same time


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This Arbor Day, Plant an Investment in a Greener Future
January 20 is Arbor Day in Florida, and this Friday, Extension offices throughout the state will be hosting tree planting workshops and tree giveaways. Florida gets a jump on national arbor day, which isn’t until April, because this is the time of year when young trees are easiest to transplant in our warmer climate


Turkey Vultures on the Treasure Coast
Vultures as nature's scavengers. Turkey vultures are commonly seen throughout the Florida Treasure Coast communities of Martin, St


Tips to protect citrus trees from cold weather
Citrus can be grown in USDA zones 8-11. It means that citrus grows best in subtropical climates, which Florida already has


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    Black-bellied whistling ducks at the UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County
    The UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County is located in the rural western St


    Spotlight on Florida Master Naturalist Craig Weyandt, Superintendent-The Moorings at Hawks Nest Golf Course
    The mission of the Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is to promote awareness, understanding, and respect of Florida’s natural world among Florida’s citizens and visitors. We’re highlighting graduates of the Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) as part of a