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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


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


Agriculture Worker Safety Day

On Thursday, January 18th, 2018 St. Lucie County Extension and Indian River Research and Education Center (IRREC) will host the 15th annual Agriculture Worker Safety Day at the St. Lucie Fairgrounds. Agriculture workers from St. Lucie and surrounding counties will participate in safety and worker protection classes starting at 8:00am culminating in the ever-popular Tractor Rodeo where teams compete for the coveted traveling trophy "Indian River