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Welcome back! Sarasota County Extension reopens office

We are pleased to announce that the UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County office reopened for business, effective June 15, with office hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

powerpoint illustration of "welcome back" set in front of drawn sun with raysVisitors are encouraged to schedule appointments for pest/plant help, soil analyses and other general services, since staffing will be limited initially. Please contact us at 941-861-5000 or for appointments or further information.

We remain available to serve you by phone at 941-861-5000 and email to Additionally, you can find staff/program contact information at and our range of online events at

When visiting, please continue to practice safe social distancing, keeping a 6-foot distance when around others. Visitors are highly encouraged to wear a mask.

Thank you for your understanding and assistance.