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My Covid-19 Vaccination Journey


February 24, 2021

By Violet Krochmalny and Christine Kelly-Begazo. Recently I was extremely fortunate to secure a COVID-19 vaccination appointment. It was in the early weeks of Indian River County Health Department's first come - first served online registration ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: CDC, Christine Kelly-Begazo, COVID, Health, Indian River County, Vaccination
A line of peanut butter jars along countertop

Indian River County Extension Accepts Peanut Butter Challenge


November 26, 2019

By Yvonne Florian, Indian River Extension, Program Assistant and Christine Kelly-Begazo. Indian River County Extension has taken up the Challenge!! For the past few years, the UF IFAS Extension offices in the Florida Panhandle, where ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Events, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Christine Kelly-Begazo, Community Service, Healthy Eating, Indian River County Extension, Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Challenge
Grass on the banks of Lake Mize at the Austin Cary Memorial Forest.

Fall Fertilization for Healthy Lawns and Waterways


October 15, 2018

By Christine Kelly-Begazo, Indian River County Agriculture Extension Agent and Josh Kutyna, Extension office Program Assistant As most of us know by now, Indian River County has enacted a fertilization ban which runs from June 1st - September ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Lawn, Turf, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Christine Kelly-Begazo, Fall Fertilization, Fertilization Guide, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Application, Fertilizer Ban, Fertilizer Guide, Lawn, Turf, UF IFAS Extension
Palm trees being blown by the winds of an approaching storm. Severe weather, rain, beach, coast. UF/IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones.

Palm Pruning: Shear Instincts


October 2, 2018

By Christine Kelly-Begazo, Indian River County Agriculture Extension Agent Pruning palm trees seems like a simple enough endeavor, but we may instinctively get a bit too excited with those pruning tools. It’s no mistake that we all favor ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Agriculture, Christine Kelly-Begazo, Indian River County, Palm Pruning, Palm Pruning Tips, Palms
New Guinea Flatworm showing eyespot

Invasive Alert! Meet the New Guinea Flatworm


July 23, 2018

By Joshua Kutyna, Indian River Extension Program Assistant for Christine Kelly-Begazo There is an invader amongst us, and it goes by the name of Platydemus manokwari. Better known as the New Guinea flatworm, this alien aggressor is a ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Agriculture, Christine Kelly-Begazo, Commercial Crop Production, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Indian River County, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease
IFAS Global award winners with Rose Koenig and Jack Payne

IFAS Global shines spotlight on faculty and staff for international research


May 8, 2018

Four UF/IFAS faculty and staff members were honored recently for global research projects stretching from crustaceans in the Caribbean to microbes that recognize no international borders. It was all part of an awards ceremony and forum hosted ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Christine Kelly-Begazo, Don Behringer, Ifas Global, Jack Payne, Karen Garrett, Monika Oli, Rose Koenig

In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, UF/IFAS Extension faculty step up as ‘second responders’


October 11, 2016

Above: Ed Skvarch, director of UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County (left), Garima Kakkar, fruit crop agent with UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie and Indian River Counties (right), and Christine Kelly-Begazo, director of UF/IFAS Extension Indian River ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Barbara Hughes, Bonnie Wells, Christine Kelly-Begazo, Dennis Mudge, Ed Skvarch, Featured Hot Topic, Garima Kakkar, Hurricane Matthew, Linda Seals, Sharon Treen

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