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UF/IFAS Extension places the highest priority on the safety and health of our community members, staff and volunteers. As part of the phased opening of the office, for Phase 2 we are taking clients by appointment only, please call 352-343-4101 to schedule an appointment. We are also still here to serve you by phone or email and you can find information for programs and contact staff members on this web site.

 

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UF/IFAS Extension
Lake County

UF/IFAS Extension Lake County is a partnership between State, Federal, and Lake County government for the purpose of providing scientific knowledge and expertise to the public. As part of Lake County's commitment to public health and safety the office and gardens will start limited opening June 1.

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lake@ifas.ufl.edu
(352)-343-4101
1951 Woodlea Rd.
Tavares, FL 32778

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How To Effectively Disinfect A Private Drinking Well
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COVID-19 Resources for Seafood Producers and Small Businesses
Originally published March 31 2020. Last updated September 18 2020

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How many times have you thought about buying a new car, taking a trip, paying off your debt, furthering your education, or even trying to complete home remodel projects? Then reality hits as you look at finances and tell yourself to keep dreaming. With proper goal setting, you can turn those dreams into a reality

09/10/2020

Building Your Plate, A Guide for Diabetics
Choosing what to eat every day can be a tough decision. For diabetics, there is the added challenge of balancing insulin levels with carbohydrates from the foods you are eating

08/21/2020

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    What Should I Do After My Drinking Well Is Flooded?
    Hurricanes are one of nature’s most powerful storms. They produce strong winds, storm surge flooding, and heavy rainfall

    08/06/2020

    Water Wednesday Recap – Hurricane Preparedness
    The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. Are you prepared for this hurricane season? Last Water Wednesday, the Family Consumer Sciences Agents LuAnn Duncan in Sumter County and Lisa Hamilton in Volusia County gave us an informative talk about emergency water supplies

    06/29/2020