UF/IFAS Extension
Miami-Dade County

The UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County is the liaison between research conducted by scientists at the University of Florida and other universities and our local community.

(305) 248-3311
18710 SW 288th Street
Homestead, FL 33030


Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 5:00PM

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Ready Player One – How do you Escape?
Author: Kimber Sarver, 4-H Extension Agent Without giving away the plot, Ready Player Oneis about escaping into a virtual world called The Oasis. This virtual world is limited only by your imagination


What's Going on Near You

Hurricanes and nursery crops
There is a relation between hurricanes, nursery crops and economy in south Florida. Miami-Dade County is the number #1 producer in ornamental plants that you may see in every office, house or landscape in the US


Have you made time for yourself?
By: Kimber Sarver. 4-H Extension Agent


Conserve Water with High-Efficiency Rotary Irrigation Nozzles
The landscape irrigation system is one of the largest water-using appliances. This may account for up to 50% of a home’s water use


Meet our Spring Volunteer: Manuel Ponce
Manuel, is a shy but diligent young person, who approached me to work as a volunteer within the UF/IFAS Extension Program I conduct in Miami-Dade County for commercial ornamental clientele. I still remember one of his emails quoting: I am available any hour from any day Ms


Hurricane Irma and Tree Canopy Loss, how did this happen?
When hurricane Irma hit South Florida on September 10, we did not know what to expect. After the devastation, many of us suffered loss of power, damage to buildings, and lots of tree damage


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    Have you made time for yourself?
    By: Kimber Sarver. 4-H Extension Agent


    Sleepy Life ≠ Healthy Life
    By: Kimber Sarver. 4-H Extension Agent If you are reading this right now it’s either because you want to know how to get more sleep or you want to help someone you know get more sleep