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Manatee County offers agriculture classes and workshops
Manatee County offers agriculture classes and workshops

Manatee County, Florida -- The Manatee County Agriculture and Extension Service is offering a variety of free educational classes for September 2013.

The Extension Service is an educational program within county government which brings the resources of the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) to Manatee County to:

  • solve local problems
  • provide educational opportunities
  • promote economic enhancement and development
  • improve the quality of life for all citizens

Unless otherwise noted, all classes are free and held at the Manatee County Agriculture and Extension Service at 1303 17th Street West, palmetto, Florida 34221. 

Some of the classes include:

  • Fall vegetable gardening
  • Worm composting
  • Start your own butterfly garden
  • Build a better budget

People should register in advance online at the website http://manatee.ifas.ufl.edu or call (941) 722-4524. 

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