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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Register Today for Closing Your Seasonal Home Program!
Learn how to close your seasonal home This program offers tips for closing seasonal homes or for those who are leaving for an extended period of time. Learn how to prepare your home from the inside and out, prevent mold and mildew, organize and update important papers, protect against pest, storms and burglars

02/15/2018

What's Going on Near You

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

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

State Fair offers more than the Midway
The Florida State Fair opens February 8 and runs through the 19th at the state fairgrounds in Tampa, Florida. The first state fair was held in 1904 on the grounds of what is now the University of Tampa

02/07/2018

Managing Stress During the Holidays
The holidays can be a joyous time with numerous festivities and the gathering of family and friends. But they can also be stressful

12/17/2017

Food Safety Tips for the Holidays
With the holidays around the corner, food is an important element during the festivities. If you’re preparing for a big holiday meal make sure to take safety precautions in order to avoid foodborne illness

11/19/2017

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    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