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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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This Thanksgiving, Thank a Farmer
This Thanksgiving Day, families and friends across the country will gather to show gratitude for our good fortune by sitting down together over a meal. Not just any meal, but a proper feast, with multiple courses, side dishes, appetizers and desserts


Sunshine Kitchen and UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County Working for You
The Sunshine Kitchen in St. Lucie County is a 10,000-square-foot facility providing year-round, 24-hour-a-day access for people to produce, package, and market food business items (St


Cover Crops for Citrus
Cover crops protect the soil from sunlight, wind, and heavy rain, which enhances soil microbial populations and improves soil structure, water infiltration, and root penetration. Reduced soil crusting, erosion, runoff, and nutrient leaching are further advantages


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    Grandparents Are My Favorite Library
    Grandparents Day has to be the best holiday ever.  It is our day to celebrate the generations before us that helped make us who we are


    National Honey Bee Day Video Clips
    National Honey Bee Day is celebrated August 20, 2022.  This year, UF/IFAS Extension Agents throughout Florida have created video clips that can be used on social media