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UF/IFAS Extension
Citrus County

Welcome to UF/IFAS Citrus County Extension. Our office can provide expert answers to your questions about agriculture, financial planning, gardening, natural resource conservation, work/life issues, and youth development programs (4-H). We are here to provide solutions for your life.

Contact

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

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Ready to Purchase a Home?
Owning a home is a goal many have. But are you truly ready for the responsibility that comes with home ownership? Are you ready? First, let's talk about your income

09/25/2019

What's Going on Near You

2019 Cedar Key Coastal Cleanup
Please join us for a fun-filled day of helping our coast! The International Coastal Cleanup is an annual event organized by the Ocean Conservancy - the Cedar Key community has been participating for over 10 years! Please come out and join us for the cleanup from 8 AM - 12 PM on Sept 21st, 2019. Volunteers will receive a free lunch and t-shirt (while supplies last)

08/21/2019

Pioneer Snook in the Nature Coast
What are pioneer snook? Common snook (Centropomus undecimalis) are a highly sought-after sport fish found in tropical and subtropical waters of the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean.  Lately, anglers are catching many more snook in the Nature Coast than they were just a few years ago

07/01/2019

Camellias Offer Fall/Winter Color
Ask Master Gardener JoAnn Green After enjoying the lovely colors of wildflowers and leaves changing in September and October, there are few plants in my landscape that offer a punch of color in late fall like camellias.  I planted a large bed of sasanqua camellias for my husband whose birthday is in November in hopes that we could celebrate him with flowers each year

11/01/2019

Debt and Wage Garnishment
Recently a client contacted me because their wages were being garnished and they weren't sure why. After some digging it appears the garnishment should not have happened, but how can wages just be garnished? What is Garnishment Garnishment is a legal process for collecting on an unpaid debt

09/09/2019

Vibrio in Florida – Know the Facts!
Authors: Holly Abeels, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension; Gabby Barbarite, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, FL Atlantic University; Betty Staugler, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension; L Scott Jackson, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension Recent news headlines report another emergence of the bacteria Vibrio vulnificus and Vibrio parahaemolyticus. Recently, the term “flesh-eating bacteria” has been used to refer to

08/06/2019

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    Pioneer Snook in the Nature Coast
    What are pioneer snook? Common snook (Centropomus undecimalis) are a highly sought-after sport fish found in tropical and subtropical waters of the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean.  Lately, anglers are catching many more snook in the Nature Coast than they were just a few years ago

    07/01/2019

    Congratulations to the Nature Coast Champions!
    We are pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural class of the Nature Coast Champion award! The Nature Coast Champion is a new award program initiated by the UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station. The awards recognize people providing leadership and implementation of best practices for conservation and management of natural resources in Florida's Nature Coast

    06/05/2019