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UF/IFAS Extension
Hardee County

The Cooperative Extension Service is nationwide and was established by the Smith-Lever Act of 1914. It is a partnership between state land grant universities, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the county governments throughout the nation.

Contact

hardee@ifas.ufl.edu
(863) 773 - 2164
507 Civic Center Drive
Wauchula, FL 33873

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Preserve Your Aging Brain with Food
Nan Jensen, Extension Agent When someone mentions the word “diet, often losing weight come to mind. While the MIND Diet doesn’t guarantee a 10 pound weight loss in the first week or two, it is recognized for its positive effects on the brain and slowing the cognitive decline often associated with aging

07/13/2017

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2018 Baker County 4-H Holiday Bake-Off
The purpose of the Holiday Bake-Off is to encourage adults and youth to work together on a project.  This is not a traditional 4-H contest where a 4-H member must do all the work themselves

11/13/2018

Shop to Lower Your Footprint
Lately there has been a lot of discussion on your carbon footprint and its impact on the environment. But what does that even mean? Your carbon footprint is the amount of carbon dioxide you produce both directly and indirectly

03/14/2017

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

Cash Flow Statement: Time Well Invested
Being a farmer, regardless of the operation's size comes with many challenges, from battling the elements to wrestling with pests to finding a market for the commodities we grow. Finding time to build a cash flow statement every year is a daunting task that we all need to invest on

06/26/2017

The Power of Green Design
Development decisions influence our everyday lives much more than we think. These choices impact the economy, our commutes, our taxes, the environment, and even our health

05/16/2017

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    Shop to Lower Your Footprint
    Lately there has been a lot of discussion on your carbon footprint and its impact on the environment. But what does that even mean? Your carbon footprint is the amount of carbon dioxide you produce both directly and indirectly

    03/14/2017

    Chemicals in the Home
    Creating an Eco-Friendly Home can be confusing but start by looking at the chemicals that you use and store in your home. We use a variety of chemicals in our homes that may be toxic

    11/22/2016