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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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COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension
Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office or view the local update page for the most up to date information on your

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Celebrating 50 years of Earth Day – Reducing Consumption
Co-authors: Holly Abeels, Alicia Betancourt, and Dr. Ashley Smyth April 22, 2020 is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day

04/24/2020

Feeling cooped up in quarantine? UF releases new guide to raising backyard chickens
In the early days of the pandemic, as bare grocery store shelves prompted concerns about the food supply, many became interested in producing more of their food at home. Some flocked to local agricultural feed stores in search of baby chicks that would grow up to produce eggs fresh from the backyard

07/09/2020

May is Preeclampsia Awareness Month
May is Preeclampsia awareness month. According to American Pregnancy Association preeclampsia is a high blood pressure condition that affects 5-8% of pregnant women during their pregnancy or in the post-partum period following their delivery

05/28/2020

Sardines and Avocado Toast: Florida Seafood at Your Fingertips LIVE
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05/27/2020

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    Co-authors: Holly Abeels, Alicia Betancourt, and Dr. Ashley Smyth April 22, 2020 is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day

    04/24/2020

    Celebrating 50 years of Earth Day – Reducing Vehicle Emissions
    Co-authors: Holly Abeels, Alicia Betancourt, and Dr. Ashley Smyth April 22, 2020 is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day

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