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UF/IFAS Extension
Hendry County

Serving the residents and agricultural community of Hendry County with up to date information, modern technology and innovative solutions for rural living and production oriented agriculture.

Contact

hendry@ifas.ufl.edu
863-674-4092
1085 Pratt Boulevard
LaBelle, FL 33935

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Fungicide Assessment for Cucurbit Downy Mildew Management
Gary Vallad Plant Pathology Gulf Coast Research and Education Center Cucurbit production in Florida is impacted by downy mildew on an annual basis. Nearly continuous production of cucurbits occurs temporally throughout Florida, which puts extensive pressure on the pathogen population to select for individuals that are resistant to current fungicides labeled for CDM

10/28/2021

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Beef Cattle Workshop for Beginners
If you are interested in registering to attend a FREE Beef Cattle Workshop for Beginners on December 15, 2021 from 9 AM - 12 PM at Spring Ranch in Putnam County, contact Tim Wilson, UF/IFAS Extension, St. Johns County - Production Ag Agent at timwilson@ufl

11/24/2021

NFREC Quincy—100 Years of Service and Adaptation
It was the summer of 1978. I had just graduated with a BS degree in Agronomy from the Ohio State University

10/13/2021

Downstream of COVID-19
As a UF/IFAS extension agent I, like all my extension colleagues, receive a lot of resources about the state of the current COVID-19 pandemic. However, as someone who specializes in water resources, I couldn’t envision how COVID-19 would impact those areas where I spend most of my working hours – water quality and harmful algal blooms

08/30/2021

Grocery Shopping for Your Health: The fish counter
In our last post in the "Grocery Shopping for Your Health" series, we zeroed in on meats and deli products. This time, we're off to the fish case/counter

11/26/2021

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    Benefits of Physical Activity and COVID-19 Prevention
    If the COVID-19 pandemic has brought anything to our lives, it may very well be the opportunity for self-care, stress management and more physical activity. Sadly, for many, it has become a time of stress, weight gain, depression, and decreased activity

    11/24/2021

    Celebrating Florida Master Naturalist program in Taylor County
    The 20th Anniversary celebration of UF/IFAS Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) marks an exciting milestone in the history of a program that has been copied throughout the nation. The 20th Anniversary Festival is a time to reflect upon what the program has meant to each of us, to join like-minded people, and to contribute in any way possible to the perpetuity of this UF/IFAS gem

    11/23/2021