The World's Greatest Baby Shower
Are you an expecting or new mom? If so, join us on May 9 for the annual World's Greatest Baby Shower. Learn about car seat safety, SIDS prevention, postpartum depression, or sit in on the "Ask a Doc" panel. Educational exhibits, food presentations, and door prizes also available. Registration required.
Pesticide License Training
Ornamental and Turf License Review and CEU's Workshop
Training offered for current license holders seeking Continuing Education Units for re-certification or as a review for those needing their Ornamental and Turf license through FDACS. Four Ornamental and Turf category CEU’s available for each license holder. Class will be held at the UF/IFAS Brevard County Extension office in Cocoa, FL on Tuesday April 28, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Cost is $60.00. Snacks will be provided. Registration required. O&T exam will be offered after the class for those that want to obtain their license.
Core License Review and CEU's Workshop
Training offered as a review for applicators needing to take the Core license test. Four Core CEU’s also available for existing license holders. Class will be held at the UF/IFAS Brevard County Extension office in Cocoa, FL on Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Core test will be administered after training for those who need it. Snacks will be provided. Pre-registration and payment required prior to class.
4-H Summer Sewing Series
Sponsored by the Sew Much Fun 4-H Club
Learn to sew your own cell phone bag or make an owl pillow. Class size is limited (one child per machine), so register soon. All classes are 2:30-4:30PM, cost $15, and are open to children ages 8-18 (children aged 5-7 may attend with an older sibling and must be accompanied by a parent).
- Cell Phone Bag Class - June 3
- Owl Pillow Class - June 17
Contact Vanessa Spero-Swingle at email@example.com to register
Safety Considerations for Back Yard Chickens
While enjoying all the benefits of raising back yard chickens, it is also important to remember the risk of illness. Read more.
What Floridians Think They Know About Water Quality and Quantity
The University of Florida IFAS Center for Public Issues Education (PIE Center) recently released a report based upon the “Public Opinions of Water in Florida” survey. Taken by 749 Florida residents, the survey assessed public opinions related to water quality and quantity issues in Florida. Read More.
Does it Cost More to Eat Healthy?
Many people claim that it costs more to eat healthy, but does it really? According to UF/IFAS Extension experts in Brevard County, it really depends on how you total the costs. Read More.
My Brevard Yard Workshops
Sign up for the My Brevard Yard Workshop and learn how you can have a healthy lawn and protect our waterways!
One or three-hour workshops are available. Longer workshops are great for municipalities, homeowner associations, and other large groups. Call 321.633.1702 x 222 or Email to schedule a group workshop.
Soil Testing Information
Use these forms to send samples to the UF/IFAS Extension Soil Testing Laboratory
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.