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.
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Showcase your talents at the Broward 4-H Community Fair
It is time to get excited for the Broward County 4-H Community Fair! The Fair is the main event of the 4-H year, presenting youth with the opportunity to show off projects worked on as well as knowledge and skills gained throughout the year. This year the Fair will run as a hybrid model, meaning some events shall occur virtually while others shall occur in person
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
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