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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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Grow and Brew
Join us on August 18 at 10 am as we learn about the science of brewing crops we can grow. UF/IFAS Specialists and Extension Agents will discuss the science of brewing, whether it is beer, wine, or cider; the research on growing backyard hops; how to grow grapes in Florida; as well as the health benefits

07/05/2018

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

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

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