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Market Me For Teens: How can the skills youth learn in school transfer to college or the job market? Youth will learn about problem solving, team-building, and communication skills in order to gain valuable marketing skills. March 18, 2014, 6:30-8:30pm. Tailored towards youth ages 14-18 years old. Cost is $1.00 payable at the door, and free to 4-H members. Register.
Interviewing and Resume Building Tips for Teens: Time to secure a job or scholarship, but not sure how to get it done? Join us to learn how to improve your resume and interview like a pro! Tailored towards youth ages 14-18 years old. Cost is $1.00 payable at the door, and free to 4-H members. Register.
4-H Market Poultry Project
Join 4-H and be a part of the 2014 Market Poultry Project. For youth ages 5-18. Project starts in May 2014 and runs through October 2014. Youth learn how to care for a trio of chickens and sell them at the Brevard County Fair auction.
If youth cannot house chickens on their property then the UF/IFAS Brevard County Extension Office has a cooperative poultry coop available for use at the Cocoa Office and the Wickham Park Equestrian Arena.
For more information contact Vanessa Spero-Swingle, 4-H Extension Agent @ 321-633-1702 ext 231.
Buying Florida Seafood
Buying local Florida seafood can be a great and rewarding experience as long as you follow some simple tips.
Core and Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance License Review
Training is offered for current license holders seeking Continuing Education Units or for landscapers needing to take the LCLM license test. Class will be held at the UF/IFAS Brevard County Extension Office in Cocoa, FL on Wednesday, March 28, 2014 from 7:30am – 3:00pm. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Registration is required. For more information and to register visit www.floridalma.org.
Bat Houses for Brevard
Sign up for this FREE two day program to build bat houses that will benefit our community and learn a little more about bats and their importance. This is a program limited to 20 youth from ages 12-18 years old. It will be held over two days, March 25 and March 26, from 2-4 PM both days and will be located at the UF IFAS Extension Office on Lake Drive in Cocoa. If you have any questions or want more information call 321-633-1702 extension 229. Register Now!
Florida Seafood @ Your Fingertips Mobile App
Floridians eat nearly twice as much seafood as consumers in the rest of the country. With the variety of choices in the market today, consumers have more and more questions about seafood. Read More!
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Call a Master Gardener
You can do your part to protect water quality by following a few simple steps toward making your yard Florida Friendly. For help with your lawn and landscape, call or email a Master Gardener at 321.633.1702.
Soil and Water Conservation District
The Brevard Soil and Water Conservation District assists farmers and ranchers with applying Best Management Practices to their operations.
Contact Dave Millard at 633-1702 x241 or email Dave Millard for assistance.
Join us October 23 - November 2 for the 2014 Brevard County Fair. Show off your skills and talents by entering any of our many competitions including gardening, culinary, sewing, art, and much more! For More Info...
4-H Chaperone Training
The Florida 4-H Overnight Chaperone Certification Training was developed in 2009 and implemention started in 2010. In 2013, those certified in 2010 will need to be re-certified.