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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
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Fall Plant Care for the Entertainment Season
It is officially Fall.  We have been given an extra hour of sleep

11/15/2021

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Indian River County Extension Peanut Butter Challenge 2021
By Christine Kelly-Begazo, Indian River County Agricultural Extension Agent III, The Peanut Butter Challenge, UF/IFAS Extension's annual jar collection for local food pantries that launched in the Florida Panhandle in 2012, is again spreading statewide this year.  Unopened jars of peanut butter can be donated to the Indian River County Extension office, located at 1800 27th ST, County Administration Building B, and

10/14/2021

NFREC Quincy—100 Years of Service and Adaptation
It was the summer of 1978. I had just graduated with a BS degree in Agronomy from the Ohio State University

10/13/2021

Florida’s Great Pumpkins
The Season for the Pumpkin The Autumn season screams cooler weather, warm colors, rich spices, and Pumpkin.  I adore pumpkin, including all its many varieties

10/26/2021

National Guacamole Day, September 16th
September 16th is National Guacamole Day!  Wait, I love Guacamole. How did I not hear about this before now? The Humble Avocado Here in Florida, early settlers to the state called them Alligator-pears

10/26/2021

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    Avocados!
    Avocado! One of the major attractions of Florida for many people is our ability to grow a variety of tropical and subtropical fruits.  It was at the very top of my list when I decided to return to Florida from a slightly cooler region

    10/26/2021

    Florida Palm Trees and Pruning
    Iconic Florida When folks throughout the world think of Florida, they usually think of alligators, sunshine, palm trees, and hurricanes.  Most long-time Florida residents know what to expect concerning each of these things

    10/26/2021