Lloyd Singleton

Lake County Extension DirectorLloyd Singleton

UF/IFAS Extension Lake County
1951 Woodlea Rd.
Tavares, FL 32778
Phone: (352) 343-4101 ext.2729

Lloyd Singleton is the director of UF/IFAS Extension Lake County. He specializes in Florida-Friendly Landscaping™, sustainable landscape maintenance methods, green industries best management practices (GI-BMPs), and water quality and conservation.

Singleton teaches and promotes Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ principles with an emphasis on protecting natural resources to both landscape industry workers and county residents. He is certified to instruct the Green Industry Best Management Practices and is a senior trainer for the program. He is also authorized by Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to provide pesticide training and licensing for the horticulture and agriculture industry. Community outreach includes vocational horticulture education and culinary arts to inmates of the local Federal Correctional Complex - Coleman, as well as youth activities, LakeWatch monitoring supervision, and other efforts in support of protecting natural resources.

Singleton received a bachelor degree in Business Administration from the University of Missouri, and is currently pursuing his masters in Agroecology from the University of Florida.

Selected Publications

Xiao Y., Mao R., Singleton, L., Arthurs S.P. Evaluation of reduced risk insecticides for armored scales (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) infesting ornamental plants. Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology 32(1):71-90. 2016.

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Volunteer, Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association, 2018

Extension Mentor of the Year Award, UF/IFAS Extension, 2016

Sadler Distinguished Extension Professional and Enhancement Award, UF/IFAS Extension, 2015

Video/Video Disk Category – 3rd Place Winner, Florida Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals (FANREP), 2014

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ in The Villages, Florida - Televised Conference, Videoconference, Webinar Silver Award, Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals (ANREP), 2014