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Indian River County

UF/IFAS Indian River offers educational programs in agriculture, horticulture, 4-H youth development, pesticide and fertilizer licensing. To make sure you receive timely assistance, Agents are readily available via phones or email. Go to the "Who We Are" page on the menu for contact information.

Contact

indian@ifas.ufl.edu
(772) 226-4330
1800 27th Street
Vero Beach, Florida 32960-0310

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5pm
For contact information select "Who We Are" page on main menu

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Summer Vegetable Gardening: Cover Crops and Garden Planning
Written By Leslie Munroe and Yvonne Florian. Gardening once again became America's pastime this past year due to "stay at home" and "social distancing" mandates

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Hurricane Prep for your Pool
In the frenzy of preparing for an impending hurricane, many of those with residential pools overlook steps needed to prepare the pool for a major storm.  Following are some tips, do's and don'ts when it comes to pool preparation prior to and after a hurricane

10/20/2020

The Rural Telehealth Initiative: Lowering Barriers to Health Care
For me, a visit to the doctor can be an inconvenience. Between fighting traffic, finding a parking spot, checking in and doing time in the waiting room, I usually have to carve out an hour or more of my day, all for about 15 minutes of quality time with the doctor

08/06/2021

How to Root Prune and Transplant Field Grown Trees and Shrubs
Trees growing in the landscape or field growing in a nursery need special care when transplanting to ensure success.  Here's how to do it

09/16/2021

Confirmation Bias: Comfortable and Dangerous
Confirmation bias is the human tendency to seek out and retain information that matches our existing beliefs. This type of bias allows us to streamline decision making

09/16/2021

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    One-on-One Financial Guidance
    Free One-on-One Financial Guidance UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County provides free one-on-one help with basic personal finance topics. We have Florida Master Money Mentors who can help you develop a strategy to reach your financial goals

    09/16/2021

    Fiber; Good for More Than Just the Gut
    We often hear fiber is good for you or add more fiber to your diet, but what is fiber? Fiber is a form of carbohydrate found in plants, including whole grains, vegetables, and fruits. There are two types of fiber, soluble and insoluble

    09/15/2021