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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.

Contact

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

Hours

Monday - Friday
8 am - 5 pm

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Art in The Garden
The article was written by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Horticulture Extension Agent: Lorna Bravo Come and learn about the importance of having a Florida-Friendly butterfly garden in your backyard.  Learn the vital role our local pollinators play in our environment

09/07/2019

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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

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

UF/IFAS Experts Help Farmers Cope with Mental Stress
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla --- When some people think of a farmer, they conjure an image of a stoic, tough-as-nails figure – one who can cope with any hardship

10/03/2019

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

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

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    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

    Florida-Friendly Landscaping: Adopting Water-Conservation Practices with Rain Barrels
    The article was written by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Horticulture Extension Agent: Lorna Bravo South Florida receives an average of 62 inches of rainfall per year. Most of this water washes off green lawns and pavements carrying fertilizers and other chemicals into local waterways

    07/01/2019