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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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How to Root Prune and Transplant Field Grown Trees and Shrubs
Trees growing in the landscape or field growing in a nursery need special care when transplanting to ensure success.  Here's how to do it

09/16/2021

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Florida-Friendly Wildflowers 3-part Educational Series
Why Wildflowers? Loss of biodiversity is one of the major threats to the world. Pollen nectar provide food for insects, which help to pollinate our food crops, eat pests, and provide food for other wildlife

09/17/2021

The Rural Telehealth Initiative: Lowering Barriers to Health Care
For me, a visit to the doctor can be an inconvenience. Between fighting traffic, finding a parking spot, checking in and doing time in the waiting room, I usually have to carve out an hour or more of my day, all for about 15 minutes of quality time with the doctor

08/06/2021

Confirmation Bias: Comfortable and Dangerous
Confirmation bias is the human tendency to seek out and retain information that matches our existing beliefs. This type of bias allows us to streamline decision making

09/16/2021

One-on-One Financial Guidance
Free One-on-One Financial Guidance UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County provides free one-on-one help with basic personal finance topics. We have Florida Master Money Mentors who can help you develop a strategy to reach your financial goals

09/16/2021

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    Fiber; Good for More Than Just the Gut
    We often hear fiber is good for you or add more fiber to your diet, but what is fiber? Fiber is a form of carbohydrate found in plants, including whole grains, vegetables, and fruits. There are two types of fiber, soluble and insoluble

    09/15/2021

    Hurricane Heroes: Nicole Walker
    Nicole Walker, director of UF/IFAS Extension Polk County and associate director of the UF/IFAS Extension Southwest District: Even though it’s inland, Polk County has seen its share of damage from hurricanes and tropical storms over the years. Nicole Walker, the director of UF/IFAS Extension Polk County and associate Extension director for the UF/IFAS Extension Southwest District, has been in Polk County for more than 20

    09/15/2021