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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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Make Healthy Work for YOU
It seems that everyone is a nutritionist nowadays.  Log on to social media and my news feed is flooded with low carb recipes!   But do these types of diets actually work? Well the research shows that the best diet is one that you will actually stick with for the long term

07/11/2018

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

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

Sanjay Shukla and UF/IFAS Extension Innovation
Innovation has long been a value embedded in UF/IFAS Extension programming. From our first days over a century ago to what we are delivering today, Extension faculty have been committed to using technology and innovation in the delivery of educational programs

06/25/2018

Donor Marsh at Duke Energy
The problem Habitat loss is a huge problem along the Gulf on Mexico coast. Many groups are attempting to address habitat loss via restoration

06/11/2018

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

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    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