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UF/IFAS Extension
Broward County

Broward County Extension Service is a partnership between the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), and Broward County government, to provide non-biased, research-based information to Broward citizens.

Contact

broward@ifas.ufl.edu
(954) 357-5270
3245 College Avenue
Davie, FL 33314

Hours

Monday - Friday
8 am - 5 pm

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Extension Promotes School Gardening in Broward County
By Brenda Marty Jimenez, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent and Lisa Gonzalez, Broward Food Systems Specialist There are approximately 260,000 Broward County residents who receive food stamps through SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). The Broward UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program’s (FNP) goal is to educate the county’s SNAP-eligible population about good nutrition, physical activity, gardening, and healthy eating on

12/08/2017

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FIT Wellness Series
FIT - Forever Improving Through - Wellness Series is a 6-week series that combines education, hands-on activities, and practical application to your personal health. Since its inception in 2015, participants have seen great results, including a 6-10 pound weight loss, lower blood pressure and A1c, and more energy and confidence

04/17/2018

Your Credit Report is Really Free – and Really Important
I saw a meme the other day on social media that seemed to say that someone was glad they were nearly broke because at least they wouldn't be a victim of identify theft. It was all I could do to refrain from commenting with all the reasons why this post wasn't accurate! Although I felt it my duty, I also realize that no one appreciates the various grammar and content 'nazis' found on facebook - best to just keep calm and scroll on

08/10/2017

UF/IFAS Extension Women Are Making History Every Day
March is Women’s History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the contribution and accomplishments of women across all aspects of our lives. At UF/IFAS Extension, women play critical roles in every program area, in every county across the state

03/15/2018

UF/IFAS Broward Extension, Family Nutrition Program and Broward County Public Schools: A ‘Fruitful’ Partnership
By Brenda Marty Jimenez, Family and Consumer Services, Agent III and Angelika Schlanger, Broward FNP, Public Health Specialist Did you know that there are nearly 260,000 Broward County residents who receive food stamps through the SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)? The mission of the UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program (FNP) in Broward County is to teach the county’s SNAP-eligible population about good nutrition, eating.

12/08/2017

RoboCalls Are On The Rise
Robocalls – those annoying unsolicited calls to your home phone or your mobile phone where you hear some cryptic recorded message designed to keep you on the line or make you call a number for more information. As someone who is registered on both the federal and Florida Do Not Call List, I don't expect to get them

08/18/2017

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    Your Credit Report is Really Free – and Really Important
    I saw a meme the other day on social media that seemed to say that someone was glad they were nearly broke because at least they wouldn't be a victim of identify theft. It was all I could do to refrain from commenting with all the reasons why this post wasn't accurate! Although I felt it my duty, I also realize that no one appreciates the various grammar and content 'nazis' found on facebook - best to just keep calm and scroll on

    08/10/2017

    Beef Grades
    You, as the consumer, may be overwhelmed by your choices when you approach the meat counter at our local grocery stores. No matter what you are looking for, there is a delicious and nutritious option that will meet all your expectations

    07/26/2017