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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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Hurricane Heroes: Jonathan Crane
Jonathan Crane is all about multi-tasking and promoting resilience in agriculture. He serves as the tropical fruit crop specialist and associate director at UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center (TREC) in Homestead, FL

10/15/2021

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Indian River County Extension Peanut Butter Challenge 2021
By Christine Kelly-Begazo, Indian River County Agricultural Extension Agent III, The Peanut Butter Challenge, UF/IFAS Extension's annual jar collection for local food pantries that launched in the Florida Panhandle in 2012, is again spreading statewide this year.  Unopened jars of peanut butter can be donated to the Indian River County Extension office, located at 1800 27th ST, County Administration Building B, and

10/14/2021

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

Energy Efficiency at Home
For every season and in all kinds of weather, it's a good idea to pay attention to your surroundings—specifically, your home. Air conditioning and light bulbs often come up in conversations about energy efficiency, but they are only two considerations out of many others

10/15/2021

Grocery Shopping for Your Health: The refrigerated case – milk and yogurt
In our last "Grocery Shopping for Your Health" post, we tackled the frozen foods aisle. Now, let's move onto the refrigerated cases

10/15/2021

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    Climate change alliance will address human health impacts
    At the mention of climate change, most people think of melting ice and increasing global temperatures. While those are key elements of climate change, one of the lesser-known aspects is the direct impact on human health

    10/14/2021

    Ready for a Health Change? There’s a Science to That
    I’m going to let you in on a secret because I am that passionate about what I do. In case you’re wondering, my entire job is built upon helping you become the healthiest version of yourself

    10/14/2021