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UF/IFAS Extension
Sumter County

Welcome to UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County. Extension Sumter County is a federal, state and local partnership that provides research-based information from the University of Florida to the citizens of Sumter County.

Contact

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

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Making Safe Jerky at Home
Jerky is great for hikers, after school snacks and hurricane kits but only when it is safe. Many hunters use their meat to make jerky

09/19/2018

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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

Recommended Dietary Allowance for Protein
Proteins are very important for the body. Proteins help you with digestion, help in the formation of red blood cells that deliver oxygen to our cells and helps fight infections within the body

02/02/2018

Sanjay Shukla and UF/IFAS Extension Innovation
Innovation has long been a value embedded in UF/IFAS Extension programming. From our first days over a century ago to what we are delivering today, Extension faculty have been committed to using technology and innovation in the delivery of educational programs

06/25/2018

Keeping Insects Out of Your Food
Pantry pests can be a nuisance. There are few foods in your pantry that are immune to these pesky little critters

02/08/2018

Keep Your Food Safe When Tailgating
Tailgating is always a great way to spend time with your friends and family before the big game. Food is the constant staple

02/02/2018

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    Recommended Dietary Allowance for Protein
    Proteins are very important for the body. Proteins help you with digestion, help in the formation of red blood cells that deliver oxygen to our cells and helps fight infections within the body

    02/02/2018

    What Foods Contain Carbohydrates?
    Adults with diabetes who take insulin need key nutrients like carbohydrates. A method for managing blood glucose levels is called "Carb" counting

    02/02/2018