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Broward County

Broward County Extension Service is a partnership between the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), and Broward County government, to provide non-biased, research-based information to Broward citizens.

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broward@ifas.ufl.edu
(954) 756-8519
3245 College Avenue
Davie, FL 33314

Hours

Monday - Friday
8 am - 5 pm

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Star Fruit-A Source of Vitamin C
Carambola is a south Florida tropical that is also called star fruit from its unique shape when sliced. This fruit has a sweet, sour, tart flavor and is very refreshing to eat by itself

01/21/2020

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Benefits of Conducting a BioBlitz
The article was written by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Horticulture Extension Agent: Lorna Bravo Every year, 100 citizens will engage in citizen science for biodiversity, by enrolling in BioBlitzes in South Florida. Every year, 25 UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardeners will become successfully trained on citizen-science tools and activities to conduct a BioBlitz

09/03/2019

Sodium Intake and Blood Pressure
If you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you may need to consider cutting back on salt intake. High blood pressure is also called hypertension

11/13/2019

UF Students Compete as Finalists in National Product Development Baking Competition
A team of University of Florida food science and human nutrition graduate students have been selected as one of three college groups to compete as finalists for the nation’s most prominent scholarship competition for students pursuing careers in food technology and science, baking and culinary arts. The students will compete in the final round of the American Society of Baking (ASBE) Product Development Competition on March 1, 2020 at

01/16/2020

National Farm to School Month in Broward County
Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County  Director Lorna Bravo Did you know that October is National Farm to School month in Broward County?   The Broward County Commission issued a proclamation to the Davie-based UF/IFAS Extension declaring October as National Farm to School Month in Broward County. Vice Mayor Dale Holness presented the proclamation which recognized the impact that UF/IFAS FNP has made on influencing positive

01/03/2020

UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardener Legacy Award Grant Winners
Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Horticulture Extension Agent: Lorna Bravo Did you know that In 2019, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardener Program received the 2019 Master Gardener Legacy Grant award? This award recognizes the importance of urban agriculture education, with an emphasis on educating Broward County teachers on implementing urban agriculture initiatives through UF/IFAS Extension’s Master Gardener education.

11/29/2019

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    Sodium Intake and Blood Pressure
    If you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you may need to consider cutting back on salt intake. High blood pressure is also called hypertension

    11/13/2019

    Use Medications Safely and Wisely
    Medicines have a lot of benefits such as helping you feel better and improving your health outcomes. A medicine is a drug that changes how your body works

    08/30/2019