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UF/IFAS Extension Palm Beach County places the highest priority on the safety and health of our community members, staff and volunteers. To help stem the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, our office is currently closed to the public and all in-person programs have been moved online. We are still here to serve you by phone or email and you can find information for programs and contact staff members by going to the Palm Beach County website,

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

(561) 233-1700
559 N Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL 33415


Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Steps to saving for a home of your own
Are you thinking of purchasing a home but are not sure how you are going to come up with the down payment, closing costs, and the additional fees associated with purchasing a home? With high demand and low inventory, it is important that you are financially prepared prior to your home search. Preparation is key to help you secure the house you want in such a competitive market


What's Going on in Florida

Setting goals for the New Year!
At the end of every year, I like to reflect on the highs and lows of the year. I think of my New Year's resolutions that I set for the year, and I often find that I did not accomplish most of my “resolutions


A Boost for Hernando County’s Scallop Season
Over the last year, a team of volunteers worked hard to help give the bay scallop population off Hernando's coast a much-needed boost. These volunteers go by the name of "Scallop Sitters


Take-all root rot, whether you like it or not!
If you have had issues with declining turf during the Summer and early Fall, it could be take-all!  Take-all root rot loves to come out to play in the hot, wet Florida Summers and early Fall. Take-all root rot is a disease that is naturally present on the roots of warm season turf, so that means it is probably chillin’ in your Florida yard right now


Medicare Webinars
Live, Interactive, online classes 12:00 p.m


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    How Much Do You Need to Retire?
    Picture your retirement lifestyle. Where would you like to live? Would you like to travel? Leave money to heirs? Reach these goals by taking a few steps


    Back by popular demand: UF/IFAS Extension Broward Urban Sustainable Food Production Short Course
    Sustainable urban food production provides benefits that extend beyond addressing food insecurity. The supply chain disruptions caused by COVID-19 continue to be felt across industries and communities