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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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Healthy Holiday Swaps: Lets Guac About It
The holiday season is among us! It is the time of year where people come together, whether it be family, friends, or a combination of the two. there is a key component that tends to be at the center of holiday gatherings and that is food

12/06/2019

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Setting goals for the New Year!
At the end of every year, I like to reflect on the highs and lows of the year. I think of my New Year's resolutions that I set for the year, and I often find that I did not accomplish most of my “resolutions

02/18/2020

Farmers in Training: Teaching Agricultural & Nutritional Awareness to Youth
Getting kids to eat healthy is a task many parents struggle with. Another constant struggle is getting kids out of the house and focused on something other than a phone or television screen! Luckily, the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County office is hosting a monthly program that helps with this and more! Join us every third Thursday of the month at the Brevard County Farmers Market at Wickham Park in Melbourne for our Farmers in Training

06/27/2019

Running Is For You!
Are you are like me and ever wondered if you could run for exercise and actually enjoy it? Before I made the commitment to my first 5k, I seriously had a love hate relationship with running. Memories from my former physical education days of when Coach would mention running the mile, I could immediately feel my body react with the cramp in my side, knots in my

02/03/2020

Healthy Holiday Eating Tips:
  The holiday season is rolling around again.  It’s almost that time to start getting ready for the November funfest called Thanksgiving, when we all eat too much and worry about that ever-expanding waistline

11/27/2019

Adulting: Are YOU Ready? Brevard 4-H Teaches Teens Essential Life Skills for Adulthood
The adulting camp being hosted at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County office is nothing short of memorable and constructive for the students who attend. Each year, the 4-H and Family Consumer Sciences Agents at the Brevard County Extension Office facilitate this camp to help prepare teens for their future

07/22/2019

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    Farmers in Training: Teaching Agricultural & Nutritional Awareness to Youth
    Getting kids to eat healthy is a task many parents struggle with. Another constant struggle is getting kids out of the house and focused on something other than a phone or television screen! Luckily, the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County office is hosting a monthly program that helps with this and more! Join us every third Thursday of the month at the Brevard County Farmers Market at Wickham Park in Melbourne for our Farmers in Training

    06/27/2019

    Another Successful Year of 4-H Public Speaking!
    On May 21, 2019, the 4-H Tropicana Public Speaking Contest Winners Recognized by the Brevard County, Board of County Commissioners. The 4-H/Tropicana Public Speaking Program is sponsored by 4-H and Tropicana

    05/22/2019