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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

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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

02/02/2018

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

UF relationship workshops now available online
The coronavirus crisis has put a strain on many relationships. Couples are stressed — from being cooped up at home, juggling work and childcare, and economic hardships, not to mention the general sense of uncertainty now pervading much of daily life

07/29/2020

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

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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

    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