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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.

(954) 756-8519
3245 College Avenue
Davie, FL 33314


Monday - Friday
8 am - 5 pm

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Some Like it Short
What is a solstice? December 21st is the Winter Solstice, which marks the shortest day of the year.  After this, each following day will be longer than the previous one


What's Going on in Florida

Provide for Wildlife- The Gulf Fritillary
Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Our urban Yards are the first line of defense to protect local wildlife. As urban areas rapidly increase worldwide, our urban yards are the first defense line preserving Florida's fragile environment


The View from Two Months In
Hello all, and welcome to a brand new year! I’ve been Dean of UF/IFAS Extension now for a little over two months. When I first started, I received a piece of advice from SVP Scott Angle: “Above all, just have fun!” he told me


Join Broward County Master Gardener Volunteer Class 2022
Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Are you interested in becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer in Broward County? Who are the Master Gardener Volunteers? Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) are horticultural arts and sciences educators. UF/IFAS Extension training empowers Master Gardener Volunteers to be active in their communities, offering leadership and guidance in gardening and sustainability


Does Your Swale Need a Make Over?
The South Florida "swale" or tree lawn/parkway as it is called in other parts of the country, describes the green space between the sidewalk and the street. Swales are designed to hold excess water from rain events, allowing the water to percolate back down to the water table, instead of running off into the streets


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    Fire Preparedness Matters
    There are more and more reports in the news about home fires, prescribed burns, unplanned wildfires and other fire hazards around the country and world. Fire preparedness matters in the kitchen, home and in your community


    Breakfast Eaters are Winners!
    Breakfast eaters are winners and here is why! Breakfast is an important meal that provides you with energy, vitamins, and minerals to start your day. Are you eating three meals a day including breakfast? Eating a well-balanced breakfast with sensible portions is a great way to start your day