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.

(321) 633-1702
3695 Lake Drive
Cocoa, FL 32926


Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm
Farmers Market Thursday 3-6pm

Sort by Your Interest

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


What's Going on in Florida

2019 Home Show Includes Lawn, Landscape & Citrus Seminars
This year’s Home Show, sponsored by the Building Industry Association of Okaloosa & Walton Counties (BIA), will include lawn, landscape and citrus seminars. The Home Show will be held February 23 and 24 at the Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa Island, located at 1250 Miracle Strip Parkway SE in Fort Walton Beach


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


Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people


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


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


View All Local Events

    View All Upcoming Events

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


    The 4-H Hunting Discipline Is More Than Just Hunting!
    The Florida 4-H Shooting Sports Program offers young people a variety of entry points into wildlife conservation and outdoor knowledge. The 4-H Hunting and Wildlife discipline is one of several projects offered through the shooting sports program