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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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Extension Council Meeting
The Extension Council Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 5:30 pm, will be held by Zoom meeting.  Please email shendrix@ufl

10/27/2020

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

Lynnette Jean Named Family Nutrition Program Associate Director
By Stella Harbilas Lynnette Jean has been named the new associate director for the UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program. She began her official duties July 10, 2020 “My focus in leading the Family Nutrition Program is on leveraging our strengths and expertise with those of our community partners,” said Jean

10/12/2020

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