UF/IFAS Pasco Extension upcoming September 2022 events!

UF/IFAS Pasco Extension upcoming December 2022 events

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on December 16, 2022

UF/IFAS Extension offices provide non-biased, research-based information to America’s citizens.  Pasco County Extension is an off-campus branch of the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), serving as a bridge between the research labs of the university and the local community by providing educational materials and programs for adults and youth. Pasco County Government provides support for local faculty, staff and facilities.

Each month, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension office offers classes and events for local citizens, with a homemaking, home care, and agricultural emphasis. Some are free and some require a small fee. All are excellent ways to learn about the subject matter. Participants do not have to be from Pasco County.

UF/IFAS Pasco Extension December 2022 events

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ 101

Learn how to create a beautiful and successful home landscape by following the nine Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program principles!

Location: Centennial Park Library – 5740 Moog Road, Holiday, FL 34690
Date: Mon, December 19, 2022
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

UF/IFAS Extension – Livestock/Pasture – Cattle Identification Discussion and Meeting

Location: 524 N. Market Blvd., Webster, FL
Date: Thursday. December 15, 2022.
Time: 6:30 p.m

The meeting will be held at the Sumter County Livestock Market located at 524 N. Market Blvd in Webster, Florida. Supper will be served in the Sale Arena. Please rsvp to Bill Sellers via phone, text (352-585-1930) or email ([email protected]) by December 5, 2022.

Florida Native Plants

Location: New Port Richey Library – 5939 Main Street, New Port Richey, FL 34652
Date: Tue, December 20, 2022
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

BayCare Kids Car Seat Program

This 2-hour class will provide you with a free ($100 value) car seat or booster and a classroom-based presentation on how to choose and install the correct car seat for your child. In-vehicle installation assistance will also be provided by a Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician from BayCare Kids Wellness and Safety Center. Please call Tonya at 813-559-9158 for more information. Bilingual – Spanish translation available.

Location: One Stop Shop (OSS) Stallings Building – 15029 14th Street, Dade City, FL 33523
Date: To be Determined
Time: To be Determined

Herbs

Herb gardens are a delight in every possible way. Find out how easy it is to grow and use herbs in Florida.

Location: Starkey Ranch Library – 12118 Lake Blanche Drive, Odessa, FL 33556
Date: Wed, December 21, 2022
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST

Attracting Wildlife to Your Florida-Friendly Yard

Learn ways to attract wildlife into your residential landscape all year from the UF/IFAS Extension’s Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program.

Date: Thu, December 22, 2022
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST

All events are in Eastern Standard Time unless otherwise noted.

Please contact the main office at 352-518-0156 for more information and to join our monthly events.

What does UF/IFAS Extension do for the community?

  • Pasco County residents can find “solutions for your life”:
  • People can bring plant/insect specimens to their offices for diagnoses/identification
  • Schedule a seminar for their group
  • Volunteer in programs (4-H, Home and Community Education, Horticulture)
  • Enroll children (ages 5-18) in 4-H programs
  • Become a Master Gardener
  • Attend programs presented by Extension faculty, program assistants and county volunteers
  • Have questions about cattle or livestock and pasture management? Call them for solutions!
  • Need to know about how to start a community garden? They’ve got answers!
  • What is Florida Friendly Landscaping? Call them to find out!

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