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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

What's Going on in Florida

Free webinars on health and financial management
March Webinars In March, there will be a five-session webinar series focused on the Essentials of Blood Pressure Management. All Sessions will be held from 12:00 to 12:50 PM EST

02/21/2018

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

State Fair offers more than the Midway
The Florida State Fair opens February 8 and runs through the 19th at the state fairgrounds in Tampa, Florida. The first state fair was held in 1904 on the grounds of what is now the University of Tampa

02/07/2018

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