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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!

7620 SR 471 Suite 2
Bushnell, Florida 33513-8716


Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Extension Extravaganza – Sumter County
UF IFAS Extension Sumter County is having a FREE Extension Extravaganza on November 13, 2021 from 9 am to noon. 7620 State Route 471, Bushnell FL Sumter County Faculty and Staff would like to meet you and introduce you to some of our many opportunities


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Irrigation Orientation – A Webinar Series for Florida Homeowners
Are you frustrated that with all the energy and money devoted to your yard, you still have patchy turfgrass or weed spots? Or you are spending too much money to keep your grass green? Did you know.


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


Virtual or In-Person Turkey Wobble Walkathon
Turkey Wobble Walkathon (virtual or in-person)  Consider adding a walking program to your holiday traditions! You can kick off the program with this walkathon on November 13, 2021. This will help you get started and any proceeds will go to support educational programming in Sumter County


Sweet Season Has Begun
Sweet Season has Begun “Sweet” season can be year-round, but the season begins with Halloween and continues through to Valentine’s Day.  Many of our family traditions include special desserts and side dishes that have added sugar


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    Achieving Standards of Excellence in Florida 4-H
    In 4-H, there is a set of benchmarks that assess involvement and achievement of participants and clubs called the Standards of Excellence. Achieving the Standards of Excellence set forth by 4-H sets expectations for all 4-H members and clubs and gives them goals to attain with an explicit roadmap on how to achieve them


    Cattle Ranches Benefit All of Us
    Cattle grazing land in Florida helps your life in ways you may not be aware. For example, livestock help reduce food waste in many ways