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UF/IFAS Extension
Hardee County

The Cooperative Extension Service is nationwide and was established by the Smith-Lever Act of 1914. It is a partnership between state land grant universities, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the county governments throughout the nation.

Contact

hardee@ifas.ufl.edu
(863) 773 - 2164
507 Civic Center Drive
Wauchula, FL 33873

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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A Winter Biosecurity Plan for our Backyard Birds
Wintertime is upon us. With it comes massive bird migrations that can carry viral diseases which may end up affecting our backyard chickens, ducks, quail, and other feathered creatures under our care

12/14/2022

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This Arbor Day, Plant an Investment in a Greener Future
January 20 is Arbor Day in Florida, and this Friday, Extension offices throughout the state will be hosting tree planting workshops and tree giveaways. Florida gets a jump on national arbor day, which isn’t until April, because this is the time of year when young trees are easiest to transplant in our warmer climate

01/18/2023

Track old spending habits to ensure a successful 2023
Now that we made it 30 days past Christmas, you likely have received your latest credit card statement(s) with your holiday spending by now.  If you are one of the 35% of Americans who took on holiday debt, you be may in financial stress

02/02/2023

Sustainable Development Goals And One Health: SDG 10
Socioeconomic inequalities are strongly correlated with inequalities in human health outcomes. The Covid-19 pandemic provided stark examples of how this happens both within countries and among countries

02/02/2023

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    UF/IFAS scientists rethink food possibilities with 3D food printer
    For years, 3D printers have become an increasingly useful technology for creating everything from rollercoaster models to houses. But what about printing food? Adam Watson and Ziynet Boz, two UF/IFAS professors in the agricultural and biological engineering department, have been rethinking the power of 3D printers, specifically their ability to print food

    02/02/2023

    Practicing pesticide safety
    February is Pesticide Safety Education month.  Whether using a conventional chemicals or biorational chemicals, understanding how to use the product safely is universal

    02/01/2023