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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.

1951 Woodlea Rd.
Tavares, FL 32778


Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm (Office Hours)
9am - 4pm (Discovery Garden)

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Enhancing Your Scholarly Works Series – Electronic Data Information Source (EDIS)
In a recent in-service-training, Scholarship in Extension 2.0 Virtual Workshop, the Central District Regional Specialized Agents (RSAs) and Associate District Extension Director (DED) reviewed program development implementation and evaluation, as well as the need for a “diversified scholarship portfolio” (Adams, et al, 2005)


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Irrigation Orientation – A Webinar Series for Florida Homeowners
Are you frustrated that with all the energy and money devoted to your yard, you still have patchy turfgrass or weed spots? Or you are spending too much money to keep your grass green? Did you know.


The Rural Telehealth Initiative: Lowering Barriers to Health Care
For me, a visit to the doctor can be an inconvenience. Between fighting traffic, finding a parking spot, checking in and doing time in the waiting room, I usually have to carve out an hour or more of my day, all for about 15 minutes of quality time with the doctor


Summertime Picnics: Think Food Safety!
Summertime brings together friends and families outside for vacations, BBQ's, and park picnics. Through our travels and gatherings, food is a big part of it


Making the Most of Mealtime
Mealtime is more than the food on the plate, it can be the opportunity to spend time together and can impact your family’s health. By eating three or more meals together in a week there is an increased chance of more balanced meals and higher consumption of fruits and vegetables


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    Technical and Financial Assistance Available for Producers to Implement Agriculture Best Management Practices (BMPs) in Central Florida
    Producers have implemented Best Management Practices (BMPs) that maintain or improve water quality, quantity, and soil conditions on their farms for many years. For the purposes of the Florida Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services (FDACS) Office of Agricultural Water Policy (OAWP) BMP program, a BMP is defined by law as a means, a practice or combination of practices determined by the coordinating agencies, based on research,


    Tips for Successful Summer Grilling
    Grilling using charcoal or gas provides an opportunity to be outside, enjoy the sunshine, the company of others, and a variety of great food. What do you think of when you hear summer grilling? Grilling goes beyond your traditional hamburgers or hot dogs