Who We Are
The Cooperative Extension Service is a nationwide public educational network 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.
In Florida UF/IFAS Extension is a statewide network of experts that fulfills the UF/IFAS outreach mission by partnering with communities to provide high-quality, research-based relevant education and expertise to foster healthy people, healthy environments and healthy communities.
Our clientele includes:
|Landscape industry||Families||Marine industries|
|Government Entities||Non-Profits||Community Organizations|
What We Do
All 67 UF/IFAS Extension County offices disseminate science-based information to clients, helping them solve problems related to agriculture, horticulture, natural resources, water, energy, youth, families and communities.
The UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County receives direct funding from the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation, and Open Spaces (PROS) Department, and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
We focus on educational outreach through:
|Workshops||Seminars||Phone consultations||Group meetings|
|Office visits||Newsletters||Educational materials||Social media|
|Plant clinics||Video conferences||Field demonstrations||Mass media|