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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 Tuesdays & Fridays 1 p.m.-3

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Tax Season is Coming – Prepare for Preparation
It is almost that time again - tax season! Unlike deer season or snook season, we don't have a tasty reward to look forward to after meeting all the requirements, but we may have a hefty refund coming! Just like hurricane season, preparation is the key to surviving and thriving. As you gather your information and forms for tax preparation, keep some handy tips in mind: Take advantage of free tax preparation services if you

01/26/2021

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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

07/14/2020

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

Stand Up & Holler for Extension on Gator Nation Giving Day
Thursday, February 18 is Gator Nation Giving Day, when University of Florida alumni, students, faculty, staff, families and friends worldwide all get a chance to Stand Up & Holler. We might have to use our inside voices when hollering this year, as Gator Nation Giving Day will be a virtual event

02/12/2021

Water Harvesting with a Rain Barrel
Learn about uses and assembly of rain barrels by watching the video below. Be sure to follow all landscaping ordinances in your community

01/04/2021

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

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    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