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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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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

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Summer Vegetables Pressure Canning Class
Carrots, peppers, okra - oh my! What are you going to do with all of those garden veggies this summer? Preserve them of course! Food preservation is a nutritious and economical way to turn fresh foods into pantry staples. This workshop will teach you the science behind safe food preservation and the proper method of canning low acid foods with a pressure canning demonstration

06/03/2019

Kids in the Kitchen: Recipes Kids Can Cook for Thanksgiving
Turkey, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, macaroni and cheese, pumpkin pie…cooking a Thanksgiving meal can be tiring and stressful! Why not invite your kids into the kitchen to help out? I know, I know…you’re wondering how having your kids in the kitchen to help is supposed to make Thanksgiving easier. But with a little forethought and planning, there are plenty of recipes your kids can make independently or with minimal assistance

11/16/2018

Eight Months Later, Reflecting on Hurricane Michael and UF/IFAS Extension’s Role in Recovery
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- As each June brings a new hurricane season, the people of Florida begin to ready themselves for any storm that may target the state’s shorelines

06/13/2019

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

Climate Change Is A Current and Future Issue
The nation’s economy, public health, infrastructure, and natural resources face an immediate and continued threat from climate change impacts, warns the comprehensive 4th National Climate Assessment (NCA4) released on November 23, 2018. The report is broken down into chapters on sectors such as water, energy, land use, forestry, coastal effects, marine

12/03/2018

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    Kids in the Kitchen: Recipes Kids Can Cook for Thanksgiving
    Turkey, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, macaroni and cheese, pumpkin pie…cooking a Thanksgiving meal can be tiring and stressful! Why not invite your kids into the kitchen to help out? I know, I know…you’re wondering how having your kids in the kitchen to help is supposed to make Thanksgiving easier. But with a little forethought and planning, there are plenty of recipes your kids can make independently or with minimal assistance

    11/16/2018

    Fall Plant Sale
    The Brevard Discovery Garden is hosting a fall plant sale Saturday, November 17 at 9 a.m

    11/16/2018