UF/IFAS Extension
Miami-Dade County

The UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County is the liaison between research conducted by scientists at the University of Florida and other universities and our local community.

(305) 248-3311
18710 SW 288th Street
Homestead, FL 33030


Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 5:00PM

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Hurricane Irma and Tree Canopy Loss, how did this happen?
When hurricane Irma hit South Florida on September 10, we did not know what to expect. After the devastation, many of us suffered loss of power, damage to buildings, and lots of tree damage


What's Going on Near You

Tropical Plant International Expo (TPIE) is for plant lovers
Have you ever seen a beautiful landscape design and wonder, where do they purchase all those plants? Are they grown locally? and Where can I meet growers in South Florida? If you live or visit South Florida, you are in luck! Here ornamental plants are in full bloom year round. These plants are propagated and grown in places called nurseries and Miami-Dade is the leading County in ornamental crop production in the entire state of


Want to try new Fruits and Vegetables? Make a game of it.
By: Kimber Sarver. 4-H Extension Agent


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


Have you made time for yourself?
By: Kimber Sarver. 4-H Extension Agent


Sleepy Life ≠ Healthy Life
By: Kimber Sarver. 4-H Extension Agent If you are reading this right now it’s either because you want to know how to get more sleep or you want to help someone you know get more sleep


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    Want to try new Fruits and Vegetables? Make a game of it.
    By: Kimber Sarver. 4-H Extension Agent


    Winter Newsletter Available!
    Miami-Dade Extension Newsletter Winter 2017-2018   Letter from the Editor   Dear Friends of Extension, As the calendar turns to reveal a new year, it is natural to reflect on the year that was and to look forward to what can be accomplished in the future. UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County had another productive year serving the community