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.
1800 27th Street
Vero Beach, Florida 32960-0310
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5pm
For contact information select "Who We Are" page on main menu
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
My Covid-19 Vaccination Journey
By Violet Krochmalny and Christine Kelly-Begazo. Update: On April 28th, the Florida Department of Health and Indian River County Emergency Services announced the closing of the COVID-19 vaccination site at the Indian River Fairgrounds
What's Going on in Florida
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
A Boost for Hernando County’s Scallop Season
Over the last year, a team of volunteers worked hard to help give the bay scallop population off Hernando's coast a much-needed boost. These volunteers go by the name of "Scallop Sitters
Take-all root rot, whether you like it or not!
If you have had issues with declining turf during the Summer and early Fall, it could be take-all! Take-all root rot loves to come out to play in the hot, wet Florida Summers and early Fall. Take-all root rot is a disease that is naturally present on the roots of warm season turf, so that means it is probably chillin’ in your Florida yard right now
Live, Interactive, online classes 12:00 p.m
How Much Do You Need to Retire?
Picture your retirement lifestyle. Where would you like to live? Would you like to travel? Leave money to heirs? Reach these goals by taking a few steps
Back by popular demand: UF/IFAS Extension Broward Urban Sustainable Food Production Short Course
Sustainable urban food production provides benefits that extend beyond addressing food insecurity. The supply chain disruptions caused by COVID-19 continue to be felt across industries and communities