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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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Vibrio in Florida – Know the Facts!
Authors: Holly Abeels, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension; Gabby Barbarite, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, FL Atlantic University; Betty Staugler, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension; L Scott Jackson, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension Recent news headlines report another emergence of the bacteria Vibrio vulnificus and Vibrio parahaemolyticus. Recently, the term “flesh-eating bacteria” has been used to refer to

08/06/2019

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ABE graduate students receive UF International Center Certificate of Excellence
Agricultural and Biological Engineering graduate students Shirin Ghatrehsamani and Yulin (Patrick) Zheng have been selected by the College of Engineering to receive the University of Florida International Center Certificate of Excellence. This award honors the top international students whose visa is sponsored by the University of Florida International Center

11/19/2019

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

UF Professor Speaks at MKEI Symposium
Mattie M. Kelly Environmental Institute (MKEI) invited distinguished University of Florida guest speaker to take part in the MKEI Annual Symposium

11/14/2019

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

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

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    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

    Starting the Year Off Right with Seafood
    One of the key recommendations from the 2015 dietary guidelines is to include a variety of protein foods in your diet. Seafood is a healthy protein choice

    01/16/2019