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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.

1085 Pratt Boulevard
LaBelle, FL 33935


Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Volunteer recognition: Suzanne Teicher
UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County recognizes and thanks Suzanne Teicher for her incredible work over the past several months. Suzanne is a graduate of the Sarasota County Master Gardener Volunteer program in 2020 and has provided excellent assistance to our Water Resources program since late last year


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Clear the Shelter Month, Adopt A Companion
August is Clear the Animal Shelter Month What better time than during the Clear an Animal Shelter Adoption Campaign to adopt a pet? What might be some of the benefits to pet owners? A recent article from the University of Florida News showed there might be a positive relationship between owning a pet for over five years and keeping.


Extension 101: Agriculture Agents
Your county UF/IFAS Extension office houses agents with expertise in many different fields; depending upon your needs and interests, you may be familiar with some of our agents, but not others. This is the first in a series that will explore the work extension agents do in the field


Florida Land Steward Update, August 19, 2022
NEW PASTURELAND REFORESTATION PILOT PROJECT SEEKING  LANDOWNERS IN FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO PARTICIPATE Arbor Day Carbon (ADC) and American Forest Foundation (AFF) are working together to convert marginalized pasture and agricultural lands into sustainable forests in the Florida Panhandle and bordering areas in.


Gulf of Mexico Climate & Resilience Community of Practice Annual Meeting coming to Florida
Are you working on Climate Change related issues? Do you know the latest tools to assess how resilient your community is? Would like to learn how communities around the Gulf of Mexico are doing about climate change?Please join us at this year’s annual meeting of the Gulf of Mexico Climate & Resilience Community of.


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    Helping Buyers and Sellers Connect During COVID-19 Disruptions to Florida Food Markets
    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically


    Stay Hydrated in This Heat
    July and August are undoubtedly the hottest months here in Florida. One step outside and you’re already drenched in sweat, wishing you were back inside with some air conditioning