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UF/IFAS Extension
Palm Beach County

As the local branch of the University of Florida, the Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Service office has access to the latest research and technology on more than 2,000 subjects of interest available to small business owners, farmers, builders, home owners, parents, children, and the public

Contact

palmbeach@ifas.ufl.edu
(561) 233-1700
559 N Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL 33415

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Laundry packets are for cleaning clothes, not for playing
Laundry detergent packets are bright, colorful, and smell good. However, a child can easily mistake them for a toy or a treat

02/21/2018

What's Going on Near You

Have some Yum and Fun at the Science of Chocolate Fair
Science is sweet! During Saturday's Science of Chocolate Fair , visitors will learn the science behind how chocolate is made, its potential health benefits, as well as its chemical properties. This year's featured activities include liquid nitrogen chocolate ice cream demos, make and take coco slime, indulgent chocolate fountain tastings, and live chocolate bean trees

02/06/2018

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

08/19/2017

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

Flu season is here, what precautions are you taking?
The CDC reported 37 pediatric related deaths associated with the flu this year. The Flu affects both children and adults

02/21/2018

Strengthening Marriages and Relationships Training
Are you looking to strengthen your relationship? Register for a SMART class nearest you! SMART classes are fun, interactive and FREE.  SMART is comprised of research-based information designed to teach you how to communicate your needs, listen to the needs of others, successfully solve conflicts, and maintain happy and healthy relationships with everyone in your life

02/21/2018

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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

    08/19/2017

    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