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Christine Kelly-Begazo
Agriculture Agent III
Phone: 772-226-4330 x 3
Fax: 772-226-1743

Indian River County Agriculture

Ms. Christine Kelly-Begazo develops educational programs that assist agriculture clientele to produce and market fresh fruits, vegetables, meat and dairy products to the consumer.

Indian River County has had a long and rich agricultural history and continues to thrive with innovative products for current markets.


Green Industries - Fertilizer & Pesticide Applicators information

Agro Security - State Agricultural Response Team (SART)

Beef Cattle

Pasture Management

Small Farms 

Weed Management


Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance class

On Thursday, March 22, 2018 Indian River County Extension will host a Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance (LCLM) training workshop. This provides participants with the six hour continuing education units (CEUs) required in order to apply for or renew LCLM certification. Also known as the "RoundUp" license, this certification allows commercial landscape maintenance workers apply "Caution" labeled pesticides (including herbicides) in


New Technology in Commercial Crop Production – Workshop

Indian River County Extension Agriculture Agent Christine Kelly-Begazo will host a workshop for new technologies in commercial crop production on Wednesday, February 28th, from 8:45am to 4:00pm at the IRC Administration Complex. Six Extension Specialists from University of Florida, Cornell University and the University of Georgia will present topics live via internet including: Alternative Specialty Crops by Dr. Shinsuke Agehara, Disease


Valentine Horse Show

The 47th annual Valentine Open Horse Show hosted by the Indian River Horsemasters 4-H club is scheduled to begin at 8:30am on Sunday, February 25th at the Indian River Riding Club in Vero Beach. 32 classes are offered for competition. 4-H classes are open to 4-H members (of any county) only. Open classes are open to all riders, ex.: Open Color, Schooling, Walk/Trot & Halter classes. Per FL State 4-H rules, riders must be 8 years as of