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COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County (UPDATED)

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Updated: 03.19 10:25am Please note that all Plant Clinic help desk locations and services have been suspended, effective immediately and through April 30. This step comes as part of our ongoing commitment to protecting the safety and health… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/15/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office… Read More

Growing the Master Gardener program

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UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County thanks the first volunteer of the month for 2020 and selects Deborah Morgan for January. Deborah is a graduate of the Sarasota County Master Gardener Volunteer program in 2018 and has been an excellent… Read More

Handwashing 101: The importance of details

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Amid all the steps many people take when it comes to preventing illness, they often overlook one simple but highly effective action. Handwashing. Proper handwashing is a basic technique that has been proven to help prevent the spread… Read More

FAQ: Solar photovoltaic technology

Frequently Asked Questions about Solar PV By SOPHIA MOUNDOUS Sustainability Assistant, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County This Solar PV FAQ was written for those interested in understanding the basics of solar PV technology, investing in a solar system, and more… Read More

Sarasota County Sustainability: 2019 Year in Review

2019 Year in Review By: SOPHIA MOUNDOUS Sustainability Assistant, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County This month, we are not only celebrating the excitement of a new year and decade, but also the many accomplishments of Sarasota County Sustainability in… Read More