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UF/IFAS Extension
Lake County

UF/IFAS Extension Lake County is a partnership between State, Federal, and Lake County government for the purpose of providing scientific knowledge and expertise to the public.

Contact

lake@ifas.ufl.edu
(352)-343-4101
1951 Woodlea Rd.
Tavares, FL 32778

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Local Fruit in Season
Now that spring has arrived, many are wondering what local fruits are in season. In Florida, it’s berry season

04/19/2018

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Reducing Sodium in Your Diet
Do you want to limit your intake of sodium but don’t know how? Too much sodium in the diet can lead to high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. On average, Americans consume 3,400 milligrams or more of sodium per day

02/10/2018

Protect Your Skin
By Mia Wilchcombe, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Most people want to have beautiful, radiant, and wrinkle-free skin but do not understand the damage that occur regularly due to external factors. Sunlight, pollution, hygiene practices, tanning beds, chemicals, smoking, and your diet can all affect the health of your skin and potentially lead to skin cancer

10/11/2017

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

Healthy Cooking for 1 or 2
By Mia Wilchcombe, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Perhaps you’re single, a college student, widowed, or empty-nesters. Cooking for one or two people can be difficult

10/22/2017

Health Benefits of Gardening
By Mia Wilchcombe, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent In addition to providing nutritious fruits and vegetables, gorgeous landscaping and beautiful flowers for decoration, gardening offers a variety of health benefits. Fall is the perfect time to dig deep into the soil and start reaping all of the rewards that gardening can bring

10/15/2017

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    Protect Your Skin
    By Mia Wilchcombe, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Most people want to have beautiful, radiant, and wrinkle-free skin but do not understand the damage that occur regularly due to external factors. Sunlight, pollution, hygiene practices, tanning beds, chemicals, smoking, and your diet can all affect the health of your skin and potentially lead to skin cancer

    10/11/2017

    Key Steps for Disaster Planning
    By: Mia Wilchcombe, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent   As Floridians, it’s important to realize that a natural disaster or other potential emergencies can occur at any time. Everyone should be prepared and develop an emergency plan, disaster kit, and know where to go if an evacuation is needed

    08/18/2017