Hardee County Extension Office

Mission Statement

UF/IFAS Extension Hardee County is an equal opportunity institution providing research based educational information and services in the areas of agriculture, family, & consumer sciences and 4-H youth development.

Logo: University of Florida Institue of Food and Agricultural Science Extension office

Departmental Services

The Cooperative Extension Service is nationwide and was established by the Smith-Lever Act of 1914. It is a partnership between state land grant universities, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the county governments throughout the nation. All of these groups share in the planning, financing, and operation of extension programs. In Florida, the Cooperative Extension Service is administered by the University of Florida..

Contact Information

Jonael Bosques County Extension Director

Jose Zayas 4-H Agent

Kember Rios 4-H Program Assistant

Mary Alderman Administrative Assistant

507 Civic Center Drive
Wauchula, FL 33873

Office Phone (863) 773-2164

Fax (863) 773-6861

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

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