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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.

(239) 533-4312
3410 Palm Beach Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33916


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


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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


NFREC Quincy—100 Years of Service and Adaptation
It was the summer of 1978. I had just graduated with a BS degree in Agronomy from the Ohio State University


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


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


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    The Great Pumpkin
    Falls has arrived! Fall is right around the corner and summer is slowly fading away. The not-so-hot, cooler weather flowing into our towns, late walks after work with the family, scary movies before we go to bed, and the special gatherings while enjoying warm beverages has arrived! Before we let this special season in, let’s make sure we are prepared with one of the most popular fruits, which is the


    Manejo Eficaz del Dinero Para los Niños
    Padres pueden transmitirle a los hijos buenos habitos con respecto a responsabilidad financiera. Es recomendable que de una forma adaptada a su edad, expliquemos a los pequeños los conceptos de ahorrar, pagar y donar dinero