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UF/IFAS Extension
Citrus County

Welcome to UF/IFAS Citrus County Extension. Our office is open and fully functional. Please email or call for more information: citrus@ifas.ufl.edu or 352-527-5700.

Contact

citrus@ifas.ufl.edu
(352) 527-5700
3650 W. Sovereign Path Ste 1
Lecanto, FL 34461

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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A Tribute to Capt. Dan Clymer
Last week, we lost a legend. You only have to take one look at his Facebook page to immediately know how many people deeply cared about Capt

01/31/2022

What's Going on in Florida

Join the discussion about the Nature Coast Aquatic Preserve
Florida's newest Aquatic Preserve, the Nature Coast Aquatic Preserve (NCAP), is about to reach an important milestone. Since designation in 2020, managers and staff at Florida's Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) have worked hard to get the NCAP off to a great

04/27/2022

This Hurricane Season, Be Prepared for Anything
The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins June 1. Are you ready? Maybe you think you’re ready—you’ve got some bottled water and canned goods to last a few days

05/23/2022

Derelict Crab Trap Cleanups Continue in 2022
by Jamie Hammond and Savanna Barry On Wednesday, January 5th, 2022, partners worked together to remove 52 derelict blue crab traps from the Steinhatchee estuary. They removed a total of 1,120 pounds of debris, continuing a years-long effort to reduce derelict traps within local aquatic preserves

01/06/2022

Make it a tea garden
Southerners and sweet tea When I was a child we drank sweet tea. I didn't really know where it came from but it was sweet and that suited me just fine

05/27/2022

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    Celebrate LGBT Pride Month in June
    LGBT Pride Month Background Why do people celebrate LGBT Pride month in June?  It is celebrated every June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in NYC.  If you live in South Florida like I do, you can visit the Stonewall National Museum and Archives in Fort Lauderdale to learn more about the Stonewall Uprising

    05/27/2022

    Climate Council: Local Climate Stories
    Whether it is increasing temperatures, stronger and more frequent storms, sea level rise, coastal flooding or growing levels of asthma, all communities across the globe are dealing with the effects of climate change. However, the solutions and impacts of this global issue are not one size fits all and can look different in each area

    05/27/2022