Hardee County Extension Office


Logo: University of Florida Institue of Food and Agricultural Science 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..


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 Agricultural Agent/County Extension Director
Jose Zayas 4-H Agent
Marissa Alexander 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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