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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.

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dade@ifas.ufl.edu
(305) 248-3311
18710 SW 288th Street
Homestead, FL 33030

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8:00AM - 5:00PM

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Agriculture Businesses during Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
I received some questions from growers about agriculture compliance during Coronavirus pandemic As today, April 2 of 2020. I summarized the following information Coronavirus Emergency Order 07-20 Businesses Essential Businesses which may remain open Below is a fraction of the whole document

04/02/2020

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COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension
Updated 03/15/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. The personal health and safety of everyone in the UF/IFAS Extension community is my first concern

03/15/2020

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

04/12/2018

Show of Hands: Extension’s Role in the 2020 U.S. Census
Among the many parts of our lives that are complicated by COVID-19, add the U.S

03/30/2020

The Carambola—A Fruit of Plenty
The carambola, Averrhoa carambola, is an easily managed tropical fruit tree that can often push out two full crops of fruit per year without skipping a beat. The two crops usually come between the months of June through February

01/09/2020

Hurricane Dorian & Plant Nursery Checklist
According to National Weather Service, Hurricane Dorian is forecast to be a major hurricane as it approaches the Florida peninsula Landfall remains likely along East Central and/or Southeast Florida coast Forecast movement has slowed, with an increasing likelihood of a prolonged period of hazardous weather conditions that could last for a couple of days The risk of devastating hurricane-force winds, life-threatening storm surge and.

08/30/2019

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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

    04/12/2018

    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

    04/11/2018