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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

What's Going on in Florida

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

A Boost for Hernando County’s Scallop Season
Over the last year, a team of volunteers worked hard to help give the bay scallop population off Hernando's coast a much-needed boost. These volunteers go by the name of "Scallop Sitters

07/27/2021

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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    Lee County 4-H: 2021 County Events
    Lee County 4-H County Events April 10th, 2021 Hybrid Event for the 2020-2021 Year Welcome! We are excited to offer you a new twist on County Events for the 2020-2021 Year. To better accommodate all our youth and families, we are bringing you a modified way to participate! Many of the contests available on the county level this year are available in either

    03/23/2021

    Having A Record Year? Lee County 4-H Performance Standard Awards and Guidelines
    Have you ever questioned why turning in Record Books at the end of the year was a thing in 4-H? A lot of unspoken hours and hard work goes into youth's completion of their 4-H Projects.  Performance Standard Awards are a way to not only gain recognition for completing 4-H activities, but implement careful planning and development that enhances a youth's personal growth and life skills

    03/10/2021