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

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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


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Locally Grown in Osceola County Starts June 1st
Are you looking for something to do over the summer? Are you looking for opportunities to be healthier, spend time outdoors, and do some budget-friendly activities? The University of Florida/IFAS Extension office in Osceola County is offering a three-part program called Healthy Florida Lifestyle: Locally Grown in Osceola County. Come learn about the county you call home by participating in a program that engages the mind, body, and


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


Deciphering My Cholesterol Numbers
I recently had blood work done. When I received the results and read through the report, my cholesterol values confused me


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


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


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    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 and skills. The 4-H Hunting and Wildlife discipline is one of several projects offered through the shooting sports program