UF/IFAS Glades County Extension is here to help! While we are currently closed to the public, or
you can get the support you need via email at, phone - office 863-946=0244 Tycee cell 561-755-7046.

We look forward to working with you, and please stay safe!

UF/IFAS Extension
Glades County

Glades County Cooperative Extension is a partnership between the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Glades County Government.

900 US Highway 27
Moore Haven, FL 33471


Monday - Friday
8am - noon
1pm - 5pm

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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


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Selecting Beef Cuts for Grilling
With the 4th of July being this Saturday, we want to share some tips with you on selecting beef cuts for grilling! Watch as UF/IFAS Levy County Extension Director, Ed Jennings, describes what makes certain cuts perfect for grilling and which cuts you'd want to avoid purchasing if you plan to grill this weekend. Happy Grilling!


Handling Meat Safely
Let’s talk about how to safely handle your meat before, during, and after cooking. Start by storing your meat appropriately


Feeling cooped up in quarantine? UF releases new guide to raising backyard chickens
In the early days of the pandemic, as bare grocery store shelves prompted concerns about the food supply, many became interested in producing more of their food at home. Some flocked to local agricultural feed stores in search of baby chicks that would grow up to produce eggs fresh from the backyard


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


Beef Grades
You, as the consumer, may be overwhelmed by your choices when you approach the meat counter at our local grocery stores. No matter what you are looking for, there is a delicious and nutritious option that will meet all your expectations


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    Handling Meat Safely
    Let’s talk about how to safely handle your meat before, during, and after cooking. Start by storing your meat appropriately


    Zika: OSHA guidelines for outdoor workers
    OSHA guidelines for outdoor workers: OSHA recommends employers train workers on how to protect themselves  about the importance of eliminating areas where mosquitoes breed on the work site. In addition, OSHA suggests employers provide insect repellents and protective clothing and encourage their use