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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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Preparing to Weather a Financial Storm
Recent economic indicators are not positive. Our financial forecasters are seeing storm clouds of inflation and higher interest rates forming

07/29/2022

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Try my Super-secret Mango Guacamole Recipe for National Avocado Day 2022
National Avocado Day is July 31, 2022, and I thought it would be a good time to divulge my super-secret mango guacamole recipe. Its sweet, spicy, and tasty

07/20/2022

Cool Off with these UF/IFAS Extension Podcasts
I’m not gonna lie--it’s hot outside! Summer heat in Florida is more than a matter of comfort—it's a health and safety issue. If you want to limit your outdoor exposure, but still keep up on topics like gardening, nature watching, farming, beekeeping, or the latest in scientific research, podcasts are a great way to do that

07/18/2022

Let’s make some buzz on National Honey Bee Day! August 20th
The UF/IFAS Social Media Committee is enlisting your participation in the National Honey Bee Day Social Media Blitz on August 20, 2022.  Participants of this social media event can be from inside UF/IFAS or community supporters with an interest in honey bees

07/06/2022

Flood management in citrus groves
Today is June 30, and hurricane season has already begun. Summer rainfall and excess water will saturate the soil, harming the tree's roots and, consequently, the entire tree

06/30/2022

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    Summer Internship Shadowing Scientists Through the UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County
    My Background I am blogging about the great opportunity I had during my summer internship shadowing scientists and blogging about the experiences. My name is Sean MacWilliam and I was born and raised in coastal SE Florida

    06/30/2022

    My Internship Shadowing Experience: How do you live trap Peters’s rock agama?
    My Background My name is Sean MacWilliam and I was born and raised in coastal SE Florida. I am currently a senior at the University of Florida studying Forest Resources and Conservation with a specialization in Protected Areas Management

    06/29/2022