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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, providing 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
Farmers Market Thursday 3-6pm

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Sustainable Floridians Program
Have you thought about living more sustainably, but don't know where to start? Or are you interested in how you can convince others to live more sustainably? If so, this discussion-to-action program is just for you. Join UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County beginning October 30, 2018 for the University of Florida Sustainable Floridians℠ program!

10/05/2018

What's Going on in Florida

10,000 Pounds of Peanut Butter
What would you do with 10,000 pounds of Peanut Butter? How about change the lives of hungry families. What’s It All About? The annual Peanut Butter Challenge has begun for 2018

10/20/2018

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

Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people

10/04/2018

Conserving Water at Home
The news these days seem to be all about the current heat wave in the United States. Even in places like Ireland, which usually sees average temperatures this time of year around 64-68°F (17-20°C), they’ve had high temperatures reaching the low 30’s°C (86-89°F)

07/23/2018

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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    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