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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

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Monday - Friday
8 am - 5 pm

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COVID-19/No Hype, just sights, sounds and simple advice
*A few verses to emphasize and educate on the need for hygiene, disease prevention, planning, and wellbeing during the coronavirus pandemic of 2020.   “COVID-19: A Pandemic Like You’ve Never Seen” Author: Brenda Marty Jimenez, UF/IFAS Extension, Broward County   WHAT HAPPENED? It is currently flu and respiratory disease season

03/19/2020

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COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension
Updated 03/15/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office or view the local update page for the most up to date information on your

03/15/2020

ServSafe Training in Broward
The University of Florida's Food Safety and Quality Program provides training which enables food managers and staff to offer Florida consumers food that is prepared in a clean and safe environment. The ServSafe Manager’s class and exam will be offered in Broward County during 2020

02/03/2020

Show of Hands: Extension’s Role in the 2020 U.S. Census
Among the many parts of our lives that are complicated by COVID-19, add the U.S

03/30/2020

Preventing the Spread of Germs and Viruses-Frequently Asked Questions
I get a lot of questions in the classes I teach about hand hygiene, handwashing and etiquette. In this article, I would like to review proper handwashing instructions and some of the related questions I have received along with some resources and references

03/06/2020

Preventing the Spread of Germs and Viruses
There are many germs, microorganisms and viruses in our environment. With a healthy immune system and cooking food to the proper temperature along with proper handwashing, we can usually fight off these germs and stay healthy

03/06/2020

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    ServSafe Training in Broward
    The University of Florida's Food Safety and Quality Program provides training which enables food managers and staff to offer Florida consumers food that is prepared in a clean and safe environment. The ServSafe Manager’s class and exam will be offered in Broward County during 2020

    02/03/2020

    Super Bowl-54 Salad Options
    Many people enjoy a variety of fun and tasty foods when watching the Super Bowl. Some are healthier than others!  Why not incorporate a large fresh salad bowl as a nutritious option for you and your guests? Are you aware of the health benefits of increasing fruit and vegetable consumption? USDA’s food guidance system, MyPlate, recommends making half of your plate a variety of fruits and vegetables

    01/31/2020