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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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Un Vistazo a la Fruta Tropical—Jaca
por Jeff Wasielewski, Laura Vásquez y Jonathan H. Crane Nombre común: Jaca Nombre botánico: Artocarpus heterophyllus Familia: Moráceas Variedades recomendables: NS1, J-31, J-30, Gold Nugget Acerca de la fruta: Jaca es la fruta de árbol más grande del mundo y puede pesar entre 10 y 60 libras


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This Thanksgiving, Thank a Farmer
This Thanksgiving Day, families and friends across the country will gather to show gratitude for our good fortune by sitting down together over a meal. Not just any meal, but a proper feast, with multiple courses, side dishes, appetizers and desserts


October 2022 Biscayne Bay fish kill
Update: Tuesday, October 25, 2022 In about one weeks' time, the North Biscayne Bay fish kill event is now over. The collective response efforts of the multiple organizations listed below in the original post revealed the consistently higher dissolved oxygen (DO) levels throughout North Bay, indicating that DO levels have returned to a more normal range


October is National Seafood Month
Florida’s fisheries Recreational and commercial fisheries, or wild caught, are big business in the state of Florida. You may have heard that Florida is the “fishing capitol of the world


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    Guidelines to Donate Money Safely
    Don't become a scam victim! Many people are looking for ways to help in the aftermath of Ian. One way to help is by donating money to charitable organizations


    2022 A Very Strange Rainy Season
    Or why average rainfall records do not fully relay the ups and downs of rainy season (nor dry season). As I sit writing this blog we are soaked in rain from a brush with Ian