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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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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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On Earth Day, UF Researchers Say Conserve Water Now or Pay the Price Later
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida residents are using more and more water every day, leaving future Floridians with more expensive options to meet anticipated needs, according to University of Florida researchers

04/20/2018

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

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

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

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    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