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UF/IFAS Extension
Brevard County

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Brevard County is a partnership between UF/IFAS, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Brevard County government. We provide educational programs based on the latest research and technology

Contact

mmorganstowell@ufl.edu
(321) 633-1702
3695 Lake Drive
Cocoa, FL 32926

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm
Farmers Market: Thursday 3-6 p.m.

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“Look Before You Lock: Preventing Child Hyperthermia in Hot Cars
Every summer, we hear tragic news reports about children left alone in cars and dying from overheating, also known as hyperthermia. These terrible incidents are unfortunately more common in the state of Florida

04/30/2018

What's Going on in Florida

EVENT: Storm prep class plus storm recovery workshop
What would you do if basic services were cut off, like electricity or water, or if you had to suddenly leave your home? Our 10-11 a.m

05/25/2018

Keeping children safe from 5 common types of poisons
In my last safety blog, we looked at knowing what poisons are, how children can come in contact with them, where to find them, limiting exposure to them, and knowing what to do in case a child comes in contact with them. In this blog, we’ll look at how to keep children safe from 5 common types of poisons

03/09/2018

UF/IFAS Extension Women Are Making History Every Day
March is Women’s History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the contribution and accomplishments of women across all aspects of our lives. At UF/IFAS Extension, women play critical roles in every program area, in every county across the state

03/15/2018

6 Tips for Keeping Children Safe on Playgrounds
When I was growing up, there was a 3-person merry go round at school that I loved. It went so fast you had to hold on tight or go flying off

04/25/2018

3 Tips for Stretching Your Food Dollars and Preventing Food Waste
I don’t know about you, but throwing food out kills me. So many people don’t have enough to eat, and I feel guilty when I do it

03/21/2018

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    Keeping children safe from 5 common types of poisons
    In my last safety blog, we looked at knowing what poisons are, how children can come in contact with them, where to find them, limiting exposure to them, and knowing what to do in case a child comes in contact with them. In this blog, we’ll look at how to keep children safe from 5 common types of poisons

    03/09/2018

    4 keys to keep your family safe from accidental poisonings
    Your child just swallowed some some of the cleaning fluid you accidentally left out. Do you know what to do? Poison Control Centers receive over 2 million calls annually, with the largest number of calls for poison exposures in the home to children under the age of 6

    03/08/2018