UF/IFAS Extension
Charlotte County

Charlotte County Extension Service is a partnership between the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Charlotte County government, to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public.

Contact

charlotte@ifas.ufl.edu
941.764.4340
25550 Harbor View Rd #3
Port Charlotte, FL 33980

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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The Importance of Social Competencies
By Pam Phillippe Growing up is a lot like learning to play the piano.  You need to learn some basic skills and you need someone to teach you those skills

11/20/2017

What's Going on Near You

2018 Landscape Gardening Series
The annual Landscape Gardening Series sponsored by the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Charlotte County Master Gardeners will begin Friday, January 26th.  Six sessions are scheduled to be held at the Charlotte County Environmental Campus, 25550 Harbor View Road, Port Charlotte from 9:30 to 11:30 AM

01/02/2018

Eating Well in The Morning
By Pam Phillippe Skipping breakfast is a no-brainer – literally. Skip breakfast, and your brain and body suffer all day

11/20/2017

Reflections and Resolutions
You see it often this time of year. The year in review, the top ten stories for the past year, things to work on in the year ahead

12/22/2017

Hand Washing and Petting Zoos
By Pam Phillippe Fair time is just around the corner, and with fairs come petting zoos.  Keeping your children safe around fair and petting zoo animals is important, including good hand washing hygiene

11/20/2017

Who doesn’t like a barbecue or a picnic?
By Pam Phillippe Who doesn’t like a barbecue or a picnic? Fresh air and the aroma are enough to tempt any appetite, whether it is around a 4-H campfire or at a family cookout in the backyard. A simple outdoor meal can be just as nutritious and appetizing as those meals prepared at home

11/20/2017

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    Eating Well in The Morning
    By Pam Phillippe Skipping breakfast is a no-brainer – literally. Skip breakfast, and your brain and body suffer all day

    11/20/2017

    A Bicycle is Not a Toy; It is a Child’s First Vehicle
    By Pam Phillippe Many Charlotte County children receive new bicycles at the beginning of a school year, and many will be riding them to and from school. Young children leave their homes to explore a world where adventure awaits

    11/20/2017