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UF/IFAS Extension
Palm Beach County

As the local branch of the University of Florida, the Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Service office has access to the latest research and technology on more than 2,000 subjects of interest available to small business owners, farmers, builders, home owners, parents, children, and the public

Contact

palmbeach@ifas.ufl.edu
(561) 233-1700
559 N Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL 33415

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Are you prepared to close your Florida home for the season?
Closing your Florida home requires organization and preparation before you leave for an extended period of time. Homes that are left unoccupied are more susceptible to moisture, which creates the possibility for mildew growth

05/16/2018

What's Going on Near You

A free lecture on Backyard Composting
A free lecture on Backyard Composting is being offered as part of the 10th installment of the Garden Talks Series hosted by the Acreage Branch Library.  The public is invited to attend this educational opportunity

10/01/2019

Strengthening Marriages and Relationships Training
Are you looking to strengthen your relationship? Register for a SMART class nearest you! SMART classes are fun, interactive and FREE.  SMART is comprised of research-based information designed to teach you how to communicate your needs, listen to the needs of others, successfully solve conflicts, and maintain happy and healthy relationships with everyone in your life

02/21/2018

Camellias Offer Fall/Winter Color
Ask Master Gardener JoAnn Green After enjoying the lovely colors of wildflowers and leaves changing in September and October, there are few plants in my landscape that offer a punch of color in late fall like camellias.  I planted a large bed of sasanqua camellias for my husband whose birthday is in November in hopes that we could celebrate him with flowers each year

11/01/2019

Laundry packets are for cleaning clothes, not for playing
Laundry detergent packets are bright, colorful, and smell good. However, a child can easily mistake them for a toy or a treat

02/21/2018

Flu season is here, what precautions are you taking?
The CDC reported 37 pediatric related deaths associated with the flu this year. The Flu affects both children and adults

02/21/2018

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    Strengthening Marriages and Relationships Training
    Are you looking to strengthen your relationship? Register for a SMART class nearest you! SMART classes are fun, interactive and FREE.  SMART is comprised of research-based information designed to teach you how to communicate your needs, listen to the needs of others, successfully solve conflicts, and maintain happy and healthy relationships with everyone in your life

    02/21/2018

    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

    08/19/2017