The World's Greatest Baby Shower

World's Greatest Baby ShowerAre 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.

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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.

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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.

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4-H Summer Sewing Series

4-HSponsored 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 vspero@ufl.edu 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?

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.


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My Brevard Yard Workshops

My Brevard YardSign 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

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.

Brevard County Farmers Market

The Brevard County Farmers Market is open every Thursday from 3-6pm and is located at the Equestrian Center in Wickham Park. More info...