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UF/IFAS Extension
Sumter County

UF/IFAS is here to help! At this time, we are open to the public by appointment only beginning on Monday, June 8th, 2020. If you find yourself needing to see someone in person, you are strongly encouraged to call the office for an appointment. We look forward to working with you, stay safe!

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sumter@ifas.ufl.edu
352-569-6862
7620 SR 471 Suite 2
Bushnell, Florida 33513-8716

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Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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How To Effectively Disinfect A Private Drinking Well
Hurricanes bring excessive rain. When heavy rains bring flooding to an area, your private well may not be safe to drink

09/18/2020

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Upcoming Workshops
UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County has some wonderful workshops coming up in 2018. Stay tuned for further details!

02/02/2018

Sustainable Food Systems and the Role of Cattle
With the current world population at 7.7 billion, food production is of major concern and puts increasing pressure on the agriculture community to provide that food

06/07/2019

Lynnette Jean Named Family Nutrition Program Associate Director
By Stella Harbilas Lynnette Jean has been named the new associate director for the UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program. She began her official duties July 10, 2020 “My focus in leading the Family Nutrition Program is on leveraging our strengths and expertise with those of our community partners,” said Jean

10/12/2020

Prepare before you go to a shelter
Peak of Hurricane Season is September 10.  As the peak of hurricane season is coming, it is time to have everything ready

09/03/2020

Water Wednesday Recap – Hurricane Preparedness
The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. Are you prepared for this hurricane season? Last Water Wednesday, the Family Consumer Sciences Agents LuAnn Duncan in Sumter County and Lisa Hamilton in Volusia County gave us an informative talk about emergency water supplies

06/29/2020

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    Sustainable Food Systems and the Role of Cattle
    With the current world population at 7.7 billion, food production is of major concern and puts increasing pressure on the agriculture community to provide that food

    06/07/2019

    Food Gifts, A Gift for any Season
      Choosing the right gift for some people can be hard. For the older single relative or the college student who just needs money, a meaningful gift is hard to find

    12/11/2018