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Beware of Scams and Fraud


October 7, 2021

In the United States, scams and fraud are big business. Each year the number of consumer fraud reports and the dollars lost are rising. In fact, the FTC received a total of 4.8 million consumer fraud and identity theft complaints in 2020. A ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Citrus County, Family Resource Management, Money Management, Personal And Family Finances, Personal Finance, Scams And Fraud, UF/IFAS Extension Citrus County
UF scientists tagging snook

Scientists collaborate with Duke Energy to tag snook to learn more about winter survival and migration patterns


February 16, 2021

Snook, a prized game fish, have been moving farther north in the Gulf of Mexico during the last few decades as hard freezes become less frequent Researchers have tagged 20 snook to track their movements during the winter when the fish ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Charles Martin, Citrus County, Nature Coast Biological Station, News, Snook
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5 Easy Steps to Build or Repair Your Credit


October 22, 2020

Most people don't know or care about their credit score until they need to make a large purchase and apply for financing. But, did you know that a good credit score can save you money through lower insurance premiums and lower interest rates? If ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: AFC, Citrus County, Credit, Debt Management, Financial Counseling, Money Management, Personal And Family Finances, Personal Finance

Getting Cabin Fever? Get outdoors and start a vegetable garden


March 18, 2020

By BJ Jarvis A great way to break up the monotony if you are stuck at home is to grow some delicious and nutrition vegetables. Spring is the perfect time to start some relatively easy vegetables that thrive in our warm/hot days and pleasant ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Citrus County, Compost, Container Gardening, DIY, Extension, Fertilizer, Gardens, Manure, Plants, Soil Amendments, UF-IFAS, Vegetable
Schefflera plant

Master Gardener Volunteers Provide Valuable Service to Community


April 4, 2018

Master Gardener volunteers with the UF – Citrus County Extension Service were very busy in 2017 providing a valuable service of gardening solutions to our county. Highly trained volunteers have been hard at work since 1987 with the most recent ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Assistance, Citrus County, Extension, Gardening, Help, Master Gardener, Pests, Plants, Tips, Volunteers

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