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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

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

Hours

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

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Celebrate the 4th of July with Firework Safety
Tomorrow families will celebrate the 4th of July with friends and families. Many of these celebrations will include fireworks

07/03/2018

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Livestock & Forage Field Day
Looking to improve your pasture? cattle? horses? hay? Make sure you are attending the Livestock & Forage Field Day next Thursday! Topics include Pesticide Calibration, Weed Control in Pastures, Mineral Supplementation for Cattle, Importance of Vaccinations for Beef Cattle and Horses (seperate presentations) , & Forage Systems. Pesticide applicators, CEU's AVAILABLE!! Only $20, Lunch & Materials included! Purchase Tickets Here: 

07/17/2018

How to Check Your Water Meter to Find Hidden Leaks
Just as you regularly check your bank balance, your vehicle odometer, or even your weight, you should periodically check your water meter. By checking your water meter, you can detect hidden water leaks that may be costing you money and wasting water

05/29/2018

Sanjay Shukla and UF/IFAS Extension Innovation
Innovation has long been a value embedded in UF/IFAS Extension programming. From our first days over a century ago to what we are delivering today, Extension faculty have been committed to using technology and innovation in the delivery of educational programs

06/25/2018

Hurricane Season: Understanding Homeowner’s and Renter’s Insurance
Hurricane season … that time between June 1 and November 30 everyone living in the Atlantic Basin region loves to wish away… is here. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has predicted this year to be normal or above normal, with 10-16 named storms; 5-9 of which could become hurricanes, including 1-4 “major” hurricanes

06/06/2018

7 Tips for Safe Travel on Summertime Vacations
Summertime is here, and for many families that means setting out on a vacation. Whether traveling near or far, it’s important that families keep safety in mind

06/06/2018

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    How to Check Your Water Meter to Find Hidden Leaks
    Just as you regularly check your bank balance, your vehicle odometer, or even your weight, you should periodically check your water meter. By checking your water meter, you can detect hidden water leaks that may be costing you money and wasting water

    05/29/2018

    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