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UF/IFAS Extension
Indian River County

UF/IFAS Indian River offers educational programs in agriculture, horticulture, 4-H youth development, pesticide and fertilizer licensing.

Contact

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

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5pm

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Fall Fertilization for Healthy Lawns and Waterways
By Christine Kelly-Begazo, Indian River County Agriculture Extension Agent and Josh Kutyna, Extension office Program Assistant As most of us know by now, Indian River County has enacted a fertilization ban which runs from June 1st - September 30th. With the ban being lifted for the next 8 months those of us that have lawns requiring fertilizer can now do so legally

10/15/2018

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A Day of Family Fun at LaPorte Farms
By Darren Cole, Indian River County Youth Development Agent Looking for a quick and entertaining family outing to stave off the boredom of another mundane ordinary weekend? Well look no further than LaPorte Farms! This local kid friendly haven is a great place for the entire family to visit. The farm holds events throughout the year that support a vast array of youth organizations such as our local 4-H clubs

08/09/2018

School Garden Volunteer of the Year
Indian River County Master Gardener Linda Urban received the Senior Volunteer of the Year award for her work with Vero Beach Elementary's (VBE) school garden. A graduate of Master Gardener training in 2012, Linda chose to volunteer with the school garden as the primary coordinator ever since to give back to the community

02/10/2018

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

10/04/2018

Symptoms of Dehydration: Summer Survival
By Joshua Kutyna, Indian River Extension Program Assistant for Nickie Munroe Everyone is out enjoying the beauty of Florida. It is easy to forget how dangerous it can be to stay outside for prolonged periods in our warm weather

08/07/2018

Staying Hydrated: Summer Survival
By Joshua Kutyna, Indian River Extension Program Assistant for Nickie Munroe Drinking the daily-suggested amount of water to stay hydrated can be a difficult task. Water intake is impacted by your circumstances

08/07/2018

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    School Garden Volunteer of the Year
    Indian River County Master Gardener Linda Urban received the Senior Volunteer of the Year award for her work with Vero Beach Elementary's (VBE) school garden. A graduate of Master Gardener training in 2012, Linda chose to volunteer with the school garden as the primary coordinator ever since to give back to the community

    02/10/2018

    IRC Master Gardneners Join Day of Caring
    Day of Caring at Gifford Youth Achievement Center’s Learning Garden - a commitment to the community and its youth. On October 14th, 2017, the United Way held its largest one-day volunteer event in our community: the Day of Caring

    11/27/2017