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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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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

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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

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

CALS Graduating Student Profile: Marlena Moore
Marlena Moore always wanted to be a part of agriculture. With an affinity for numbers, majoring in food and resource economics was a perfect fit

12/11/2019

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

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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    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