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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) 756-8519
3245 College Avenue
Davie, FL 33314

Hours

Monday - Friday
8 am - 5 pm

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Pumpkins- Decoration or Food?
Fall is such a wonderful season for colorful falling leaves, hay rides, carved jack-o’-lanterns, Halloween costumes, pumpkin flavored foods, autumn gatherings, and pumpkin patches! Pumpkin carving is one the best Halloween activities families can engage in together, if it is done in a safe and controlled environment. Most children love digging out the seeds and strings of the inside of a pumpkin and decorating pumpkins with glitter, glue,

10/22/2018

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Achieve Your 2019 Financial Goals with Free Financial Guidance
Hillsborough County residents can receive free one-on-one financial education on basic personal finance topics from University of Florida Master Money Mentor volunteers. Mentors can meet at a time and community location that fits an individual’s needs

12/14/2018

Choking – it happens more than you think!
Many of us have attended training(s) on the Heimlich Maneuver and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), but most of us have never had to use these skills in a real-life situation. We hope we will never have to, yet we hope we will be able to control our fear, make sound split second decisions and take the appropriate action

08/21/2018

Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people

10/04/2018

It’s Flu Season!
Broward families and consumers, flu season is here. Many people become anxious during flu season and fear getting influenza

10/11/2018

Microplastic Awareness Matters-From Your Kitchen to the Ocean
Plastics are everywhere in the kitchen and sometimes even at your dinner table.  What can we do? Do you have a lot of disposable plastic in your home? Do you use a lot of plastic when away from home? Plastic spoons, knives, forks, serving utensils, cups, straws, grocery bags, plastic water and juice bottles, bottle caps, six-pack plastic can and bottle holders, plastic grocery bags, food wrap, plastic food containers and take

09/14/2018

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    Choking – it happens more than you think!
    Many of us have attended training(s) on the Heimlich Maneuver and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), but most of us have never had to use these skills in a real-life situation. We hope we will never have to, yet we hope we will be able to control our fear, make sound split second decisions and take the appropriate action

    08/21/2018

    Prevent Dehydration in Broward-Drink Water Often
    It is hot out there! Some days are scorching. Everyone needs water every day to ensure that we are properly hydrated

    08/17/2018