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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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German Cockroaches: Keeping Them Out of Your House
Cockroaches are one of the most unloved of insect species. Not all cockroaches are bad though

02/08/2018

What's Going on Near You

Calling All Crafty People!
If you can paint it, build it, sew it, grow it, cook it, collect it, then most likely you can enter it into the Sumter County Fair Family Living Exhibit! The exhibit hall is open to ALL youth and adults so come showcase your talent. Now is the time to get your projects in motion, or gather the treasures you’ve made over the past year and prepare them for entry

02/08/2018

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

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

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

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

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    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

    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