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DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK, ALL IN-PERSON CLASSES, PROGRAMS,
AND MEETINGS ARE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

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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Pesticide CEU’s Available Online
Recently, all UF/IFAS Extension person-to-person meetings have been rescheduled for a later date.  Due to health concerns, there will be no in-person Pesticide Training nor Pesticide Applicator Exams until further notice

03/27/2020

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COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension
Updated 03/15/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office or view the local update page for the most up to date information on your

03/15/2020

Vero Beach’s 19th Annual Gardenfest!
The 19th annual Gardenfest! in Rivererside Park, Vero Beach was a big hit.  Though rain had most leaving early Saturday we made up for it on Sunday afternoon

01/10/2020

Show of Hands: Extension’s Role in the 2020 U.S. Census
Among the many parts of our lives that are complicated by COVID-19, add the U.S

03/30/2020

Indian River County Extension Updates: March 23, 2020
Due to Covid-19 health initiatives, Indian River County Cooperative Extension office is closed to walk-ins.  All events are postponed or rescheduled as virtual activities

03/23/2020

A Way to Fight Brazilian Peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolia)
In Florida, Brazilian Peppertree is listed as a noxious weed and category-1 invasive plant according to Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council (FLEPPC).  It was originally introduced to Florida from South America as a pretty ornamental shrub during the middle 1800's

02/21/2020

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    Vero Beach’s 19th Annual Gardenfest!
    The 19th annual Gardenfest! in Rivererside Park, Vero Beach was a big hit.  Though rain had most leaving early Saturday we made up for it on Sunday afternoon

    01/10/2020

    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