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UF/IFAS Extension
Sumter County

Welcome to UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County. Extension Sumter County is a federal, state and local partnership that provides research-based information from the University of Florida to the citizens of Sumter County.

Contact

sumter@ifas.ufl.edu
352-569-6862
7620 SR 471 Suite 2
Bushnell, Florida 33513-8716

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Keeping Insects Out of Your Food
Pantry pests can be a nuisance. There are few foods in your pantry that are immune to these pesky little critters

02/08/2018

What's Going on Near You

Upcoming Workshops
UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County has some wonderful workshops coming up in 2018. Stay tuned for further details!

02/02/2018

What Foods Contain Carbohydrates?
Adults with diabetes who take insulin need key nutrients like carbohydrates. A method for managing blood glucose levels is called "Carb" counting

02/02/2018

UF/IFAS Extension: Urban, Rural and Everywhere Between
The state of Florida comprises nearly 21 million residents, with that number increasing by 1,000 every day. Anyone driving one of our state’s north and south or east and west main highways has experienced the increased traffic and constant movement of people coming and going

05/29/2018

Keep Your Food Safe When Tailgating
Tailgating is always a great way to spend time with your friends and family before the big game. Food is the constant staple

02/02/2018

Recommended Dietary Allowance for Protein
Proteins are very important for the body. Proteins help you with digestion, help in the formation of red blood cells that deliver oxygen to our cells and helps fight infections within the body

02/02/2018

Local Events Calendar

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    What Foods Contain Carbohydrates?
    Adults with diabetes who take insulin need key nutrients like carbohydrates. A method for managing blood glucose levels is called "Carb" counting

    02/02/2018

    Sumter County 4-H is Beginning the New Year with a Healthy Start!
    According to the American Heart Association, approximately one in three children and teens are overweight/obese. Childhood obesity is now the number one health concern among parents in the United States

    02/01/2018