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.
3410 Palm Beach Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33916
Florida-Friendly Gardening Therapy
For a while, I was OK with COVID. Not happy, but you could say “average
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
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
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
Fair Debt Collection Practices
For a lot of us, we don’t intend to leave a debt unpaid. For others, it is a tough decision that has to be made between buying groceries and medicine or paying the credit card payment
Holiday Gifting Guide for Families
Many parents have the conceived notion that the holidays require a whole lot of spending, but is this really true? When is comes to shopping for gifts for your children, consider the following: Purchase toys that are less expensive or used but high in quality Make your own toys/gadgets Give children award, certificates, or even get out of doing chore cards Sell toys that your children do not use anymore in order to purchase new.
Benefits of Physical Activity and COVID-19 Prevention
If the COVID-19 pandemic has brought anything to our lives, it may very well be the opportunity for self-care, stress management and more physical activity. Sadly, for many, it has become a time of stress, weight gain, depression, and decreased activity