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We offer a variety of classes and events for the entire family. Click here to see what's coming up.
Meet and greet with 4-H Clubs throughout the County! We've got fun for everyone!
September 11, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County, 3695 Lake Drive, Cocoa.
Green Industries Best Management Practices Certification
The next Green Industries Best Management Practices (GI-BMP) workshop will be held on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County office in Cocoa, Fl. This training is required by the state of Florida for those who apply fertilizer on a commercial basis. CEU's are available for existing license holders and lunch is provided.
An Eggciting Day at the Farmers Market
The Annual Youth Farmers Market Field Trip at the Brevard County Farmers Market in Melbourne, Florida gives youth the opportunity about local produce, local vendors, and agriculture. In order to educate youth about where food comes from and to introduce youth to their local farmers, UF IFAS Extension Brevard County hosts an annual field trip for youth to explore the local farmers market. Read More.
Sponsor a Child and a Chicken!
We’ve got eggciting news! The 2015 4-H Brevard County Social and Market Poultry Auction is coming on October 24, 2015. This year youth will be auctioning off Buff Orpington hens. We have increased to 60 youth participating and looking for local support to make the auction a success. Read more.
Is The “Extra” Worth It For Extracurricular Activities?
The school year is starting with homework, meetings, school lunches, etc. At the same time most families start to pencil in all the extracurricular activities (sports, music, clubs, volunteering, etc.). Are all the extra driving around, extra finances, and extra time worth it for your child? The answer to that question is a resounding yes…in moderation of course! Read More.
Learn How to Start a 4-H Gardening Club
Starting a garden is a great way to get youth involved, engaged, and excited about eating and trying new vegetables. Plus youth learn valuable STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) skills. Add another bonus that we live in Florida so that sites can have three growing seasons (fall, winter, summer). So where do you start? Learn 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.
We are developing a teaching and demonstration garden right here at the UF/IFAS Extension office. Learn how you can help.