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UF/IFAS Extension
Lee County

Our mission is to respond to Lee County issues and needs through customized education and training in agriculture & natural resources, horticulture, 4-H youth development, marine education, Florida yards and neighborhoods, and family and consumer sciences.

Contact

lee@ifas.ufl.edu
(239) 533-4312
3410 Palm Beach Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33916

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Risk, Resilience and Extension
Risk, Resilience and UF/IFAS Extension It may surprise you to know that the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension Service can help you to deal with risk in numerous areas. We provide risk management to governments, communities and individuals by providing access to the research-based capacity of the University of Florida, primarily through the educational programs we

07/21/2021

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Event: Lee County Urban Gardening and Micro Business Course
Interested in growing your own small food related business? Agents Roy Beckford and Jennifer Hagen of the Lee County Extension Office can help. The Urban Gardening and Micro-Business class series will introduce practical and technical concepts in urban farming and training in how to make valued added products

01/02/2018

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

08/06/2021

Mush Ado About Nothing?
Mush Ado About Nothing? The promise of summer brings so many new curiosities to our landscapes. One of the most dramatic and surprising of these changes is the arrival of mushrooms in our environments

07/02/2021

Lee County 4-H: FAQ
Lee County 4-H: Frequently Asked Questions Q: What is 4-H? A: 4-H is a non-formal, practical educational program for youth. It is the youth development program of UF/IFAS Extension

05/27/2021

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    Parent Guided/Student Driven Plan for High Schoolers
    Now that kids are settling in to their school routines and the academics sessions are in full gear, it is a great time to begin the discussion and planning to ensure your child’s success well out of high school.  Setting Goals Help your child plan for their future, remember, a plan is a point of departure, consider it a fluid document that can change

    09/24/2021

    Taylor 4H Member Shares Swine Knowledge
    Grand Champion Swine Winner Shares Her Knowledge with Fellow 4-H Members As the North Florida Livestock Show and Sale exhibitors begin their search for their project, Taylor County 4-H Member Liz Newman prepared a tip sheet to educate her club on how to select a prospect for show. The North Florida Livestock show, and sale is slated for February 21-24, 2021

    09/23/2021