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
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
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
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
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
How Hurricanes Affect Agriculture and Higher Grocery Prices - thank a farmer every time you eat!
Many of our agriculture producers along the Treasure Coast did not fare so well with hurricane Irma and the additional week of steady rains right ... READ MORE
Blueberries in Florida: there is more to this little fruit than you think! July is National Blueberry Month and this little fruit gem, packed with health benefits, is considered one of the most nutrient dense foods in the world.
In one ... READ MORE
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