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UF/IFAS Extension
Levy County

UF/IFAS Extension Levy County educates the people of Levy County in the areas of agriculture, livestock, horticulture and 4-H youth development. It is a partnership between the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the Levy County government.

(352) 486-5131
625 N Hathaway Ave
Bronson, FL 32621


Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Mushroom, Toadstool and Conk
Early Europeans believed the sudden, seemingly overnight appearance of mushroom and toadstool proved fairies and malicious spirits had been in the area. Mushroom are the reproductive structure of fungi


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2022 Levy County Library Summer Program
Nature Coast Master Gardeners (NCMG) teamed-up with sixty-five children and a dozen adults during the 2022 Levy County Library Summer Program. In cooperation with Darlene Slattery, Levy County Library Director and Layce Hallman, Library Office Manager, NCMG visited five branch libraries during the week-long program


Cool Off with these UF/IFAS Extension Podcasts
I’m not gonna lie--it’s hot outside! Summer heat in Florida is more than a matter of comfort—it's a health and safety issue. If you want to limit your outdoor exposure, but still keep up on topics like gardening, nature watching, farming, beekeeping, or the latest in scientific research, podcasts are a great way to do that


“A Taste of Italy” at Levy County Libraries
Children ages 7-13 are invited to attend “A Taste of Italy," June 13-17, 2022.  During this fun hands-on program, they will explore plant life cycle through crafts and transplanting oregano


FREE Tomato, Sweet Pepper and Corn Seed from UNITY Gardens Initiative
Floridians may pick up free vegetable starter seed packets beginning Monday, May 9th.  While supplies last, pick up seed at Levy County Extension Center, 625 North Hathaway Avenue, Bronson or from one of the 59 participating University of Florida IFAS Extension offices


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    Join the discussion about the Nature Coast Aquatic Preserve
    Florida's newest Aquatic Preserve, the Nature Coast Aquatic Preserve (NCAP), is about to reach an important milestone. Since designation in 2020, managers and staff at Florida's Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) have worked hard to get the NCAP off to a great


    4-H Summer Camps to Showcase Local Community
    Youth in Levy County know that summer brings a variety of engaging and fun 4-H summer camps. Each year the Levy County 4-H Program offers seven weeks of day camps with varying themes