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COVID-19 NOTICE for Indian River County Extension

UF/IFAS is here to help! We are currently open to the public by appointment only, or
you can get the support you need via email, phone, or our social media sites. See our WHO WE ARE webpage for contact information.

We look forward to working with you, and please stay safe!

Attention:

UF/IFAS Extension places the highest priority on the safety and health of our community members, staff and volunteers. To help stem the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, our office is currently open to the public by appointment only and all in-person programs have been moved online. We are still here to serve you by phone or email and you can find information for programs and contact staff members on this web site.

UF/IFAS Extension
Indian River County

UF/IFAS Indian River offers educational programs in agriculture, horticulture, 4-H youth development, pesticide and fertilizer licensing. The office is currently closed to walk-ins, but we are available via phones or email. Please see 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

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

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