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UF/IFAS Extension
Citrus County

Welcome to UF/IFAS Citrus County Extension. Our office can provide expert answers to your questions about agriculture, financial planning, gardening, natural resource conservation, work/life issues, and youth development programs (4-H). We are here to provide solutions for your life.

Contact

citrus@ifas.ufl.edu
(352) 527-5700
3650 W. Sovereign Path, Suite 1
Lecanto, FL 34461

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Purchasing a Home: The Down Payment
Many first time home buyers don't understand that purchasing a home costs money.  I frequently hear "I want to buy a home, what do you mean I have to put money down?"  There are some mortgage programs that require little to no money down and depending on where you live there might be a program that offers down payment assistance

03/23/2018

What's Going on Near You

Establishing a Donor Marsh at Duke Energy
Calling all coastal habitat lovers! We are gearing up for a great project that will make shoreline restoration and enhancement projects such as living shorelines much easier in the Nature Coast! We need volunteers to help us install starter plants that will form the basis for a donor marsh. Once established, this donor marsh will provide free marsh plants to restoration and living shorelines projects in Florida's Big Bend

02/14/2018

Debt Collection: Your Rights
Last post we discussed what to do if you don't believe you owe the debt.  Today, let's talk about your rights and what debt collectors can and cannot do

01/22/2018

UF/IFAS Extension Women Are Making History Every Day
March is Women’s History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the contribution and accomplishments of women across all aspects of our lives. At UF/IFAS Extension, women play critical roles in every program area, in every county across the state

03/15/2018

Easy Ways to Save
It's Florida Saves Week!  Start small.  Think big!  Start saving for your future with these 31 easy ways to save: Save your loose change! Small amounts add up: 50 cents a day adds up to $15

02/26/2018

Beware of Scammers
Yesterday my 14 year old son received an interesting phone call from the "IRS." The call came from a number my son did not recognize and since he does not answer calls from numbers he does not know the caller left a message

02/12/2018

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    Debt Collection: Your Rights
    Last post we discussed what to do if you don't believe you owe the debt.  Today, let's talk about your rights and what debt collectors can and cannot do

    01/22/2018

    Mindfulness for Stress Management
    Stress is part of everyday life. If you're like me, some days it seems to come from every aspect of life too

    01/18/2018