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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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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

08/18/2017

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Locally Grown in Osceola County Starts June 1st
Are you looking for something to do over the summer? Are you looking for opportunities to be healthier, spend time outdoors, and do some budget-friendly activities? The University of Florida/IFAS Extension office in Osceola County is offering a three-part program called Healthy Florida Lifestyle: Locally Grown in Osceola County. Come learn about the county you call home by participating in a program that engages the mind, body, and

05/21/2019

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

07/26/2017

Closing up your Florida home: security considerations
In our final post to this six-part series, we will provide some security considerations as you prepare your home for an extended stay away. Whether you are leaving for a month or several months, you want to protect your home from intruders

05/17/2019

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

08/10/2017

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

07/26/2017

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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

    07/26/2017

    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

    08/18/2016