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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

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


Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Downstream of COVID-19
As a UF/IFAS extension agent I, like all my extension colleagues, receive a lot of resources about the state of the current COVID-19 pandemic. However, as someone who specializes in water resources, I couldn’t envision how COVID-19 would impact those areas where I spend most of my working hours – water quality and harmful algal blooms


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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


NFREC Quincy—100 Years of Service and Adaptation
It was the summer of 1978. I had just graduated with a BS degree in Agronomy from the Ohio State University


Prepare your finances this hurricane season
Hurricanes are something Florida residents have to deal with and they can be overwhelming and scary. Additionally, not preparing ahead of time can add even more stress and take an unexpected toll on your finances


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


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    5 Steps to Establishing an Emergency Fund
    A single one dollar bill. Money, cash, currency


    Straight Talk about the FICO Pie Chart
    Fair Isaac Corporation developed FICO® Score models to rate a consumer’s credit history. Since 1989, the company has developed many different scoring models to sell to lenders and consumers