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UF/IFAS Extension
Citrus County

Welcome to UF/IFAS Citrus County Extension. We are accepting walk-in clients, limited to 2 at a time in the lobby. Mask wearing required. Classes continue to be offered virtually. Please email or call for more information: citrus@ifas.ufl.edu or 352-527-5700.

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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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Baby proof your finances
Expecting a baby can be exciting and overwhelming at the same time. It can also be expensive, are you prepared for the costs? It's important to take time now to think about and plan for how your financial life will change once your baby arrives

03/30/2021

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Baked Seatrout with Pesto Pine Nut Topping: Florida Seafood at your Fingertips LIVE!
Spotted seatrout! The recipe below uses wild-caught spotted seatrout, a fish commonly targeted by inshore anglers. There is only a small commercial fishery for seatrout in Florida, so it might be tough to find in seafood markets

11/11/2020

Food Safety at Family Events
After spending so much time away from friends and friends, many of us are looking forward to getting together again! But we don't want to invite food borne illness germs to our gatherings. Here's how to keep food safe when shopping, preparing, and serving

08/17/2020

Mother’s Day feature: Farming, and UF/IFAS, runs in the family
Ann Blount calls herself a “weekend farmer.” The Blount family’s 300-acre farm in Gadsden County can trace its roots back to 1908, evolving from shade tobacco to sweet potato fields, and eventually to its current timber, cattle and hay operation

05/06/2021

Donor marsh at Duke Energy Mariculture Center making donations!
In 2018, we worked with Duke Energy’s Mariculture Center in Crystal River to establish a large salt marsh nursery in one of their culture ponds. We needed the donor marsh because habitat restoration requires access to plant material

02/16/2021

Identity Theft: How to report and recover
Recently, my son learned he was a victim of identity theft. At only 20 years old he wasn't sure what steps he should take to recover, that's when he asked for some help

09/23/2020

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    Food Safety at Family Events
    After spending so much time away from friends and friends, many of us are looking forward to getting together again! But we don't want to invite food borne illness germs to our gatherings. Here's how to keep food safe when shopping, preparing, and serving

    08/17/2020

    Navigating Stress During Covid
    The other day I realized I was exhausted just from keeping up with the day to day tasks of life. Adding anything extra just seems overwhelming right now! It lead me to wonder why everyday life seems so exhausting right now

    08/05/2020