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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

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

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Interesting and Fun Alternatives to Conventional Freshwater Fishing
The reasons to go fishing are many. It is a time-honored relaxing sport, that is fun and contributes to a healthy lifestyle

02/19/2018

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Join Brevard County 4-H for the 5th Annual 4-H Fair and Market Poultry Auction
Join Brevard County 4-H for our annual 4-H Youth Fair & Market Poultry Auction on Friday, March 16th and Saturday, March 17th at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County Office in Cocoa! This event is free and open to the public.  Be sure to stop by to admire 4-Her’s displays of creativity and talent, socialize with our youth exhibitors, participate in the silent auction, and bid on market

01/30/2018

Protect Your Family with a Home Safety Check
As you start this new year, you may be taking inventory at home of projects that need to be accomplished. As you’re considering what needs to be done, you may want to think about performing a room-by-room safety check to look for potential hazards, and take any actions necessary to correct them

01/24/2018

State Fair offers more than the Midway
The Florida State Fair opens February 8 and runs through the 19th at the state fairgrounds in Tampa, Florida. The first state fair was held in 1904 on the grounds of what is now the University of Tampa

02/07/2018

Protect Your Family with a Home Safety Check – Burn Prevention
The first blog on performing a home safety check focused on poison prevention, scald burns, and trips and falls. This second blog will focus on all forms of burns, as February 4 – 10 was Burn Awareness Week

02/13/2018

Want to Show Your Love this Valentines? Consider Starting a Savings Account
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and you may be thinking of a way to show your love to those important to you. As you think about your options… flowers, dinner, chocolate… you know the typical items…why not consider something that will last longer and will be appreciated long after the holiday is gone? Think saving

02/13/2018

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    Protect Your Family with a Home Safety Check
    As you start this new year, you may be taking inventory at home of projects that need to be accomplished. As you’re considering what needs to be done, you may want to think about performing a room-by-room safety check to look for potential hazards, and take any actions necessary to correct them

    01/24/2018

    9 Things to Do with Your Tax Refund
    Tax filing season is upon us. Have you thought about what you’re going to do with any refund you may get? While you may be thinking of ways you could spend the money, you might just want to consider other options

    01/22/2018