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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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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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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


Prepare for Hurricane Ian
SEPT. 26, 2022 (10 AM) -- Hurricane Ian is approaching the Gulf of Mexico and is on a path to impact the west coast of Florida


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


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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


    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