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UF/IFAS Extension
Glades County

Glades County Cooperative Extension is a partnership between the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Glades County Government.

Contact

glades@ifas.ufl.edu
(863)946-0244
900 US Highway 27
Moore Haven, FL 33471

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - noon
1pm - 5pm

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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

What's Going on Near You

Florida 4-H State 3D Match
On January 27, 2018 89 4-H Archery members from 20 different counties participated in the Florida 4-H Archery 3D Match at the Easton Archery Complex in Newberry, FL.  During the competition, Archers showed off their skills, while making new friends

02/07/2018

Handling Meat Safely
Let’s talk about how to safely handle your meat before, during, and after cooking. Start by storing your meat appropriately

07/26/2017

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

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

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    Handling Meat Safely
    Let’s talk about how to safely handle your meat before, during, and after cooking. Start by storing your meat appropriately

    07/26/2017

    Zika: OSHA guidelines for outdoor workers
    OSHA guidelines for outdoor workers: OSHA recommends employers train workers on how to protect themselves  about the importance of eliminating areas where mosquitoes breed on the work site. In addition, OSHA suggests employers provide insect repellents and protective clothing and encourage their use

    08/18/2016