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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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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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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

Edible Bugs and Eating Insects
Insects may play a significant role in food security as the world’s population continues to grow as does the need for food. Eating insects is a hot topic and is beyond eating “ants- on- a -log” made with raisins, celery and peanut butter

08/30/2019

CALS Graduating Student Profile: Marlena Moore
Marlena Moore always wanted to be a part of agriculture. With an affinity for numbers, majoring in food and resource economics was a perfect fit

12/11/2019

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

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

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    Edible Bugs and Eating Insects
    Insects may play a significant role in food security as the world’s population continues to grow as does the need for food. Eating insects is a hot topic and is beyond eating “ants- on- a -log” made with raisins, celery and peanut butter

    08/30/2019

    All About Cottage Food
    The Florida Cottage Food Law of 2011 has opened many opportunities for up-and-coming food entrepreneurs in the state. This allows individuals to manufacture, sell, and store certain types of food products in an unlicensed home kitchen located at a personal residence

    08/23/2019