November 17, 2023 from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm
The Volusia County Farm Tour has been a popular fall tradition since 1981. The agriculture industry is the silent engine of the Volusia County economy where local farmers create jobs, feed families ... READ MORE
Join us at the UF/IFAS Brevard Extension office for some fun learning experiences! Make sure to follow us on Eventbrite to be notified by email whenever we post a new class: https://brevardextension.eventbrite.com
Florida Seafood at Your Fingertips
October ... READ MORE
In the year since Hurricane Ian unleashed its fury on Southwest Florida, UF/IFAS Extension agents have helped communities in their long road to recovery.
Left in the path of the hurricane’s 150 mph winds and flooding rain: damaged crops, ... READ MORE
Being involved in 4-H allows various opportunities for youth to be engaged, it allows them the opportunity to explore careers, express ideas, and allows them to develop life skills. Through the involvement in 4-H, members are able serve on the ... READ MORE
Horse owners have the utmost concern for their animals, and one of their top concerns is toxic plants. Florida’s tropical climate supports a variety of non-native, often tropical species that can cause toxicity issues for livestock. Producers ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County is excited to welcome Ashley Stonecipher as the new Agriculture and Food Systems Extension Agent. Ashley will serve as the livestock agent for anyone in the county with beef and dairy cattle, horses, goats, ... READ MORE
Gender roles affect everyone, everywhere, but they are most pronounced in countries with highly traditional cultures. In many societies, men decide which foods to buy and how much, and this role makes them primary decision makers in relation ... READ MORE
Join us at the UF/IFAS Brevard Extension office for some fun learning experiences this May! Below is our current class list for the month.
Mother's Day Charcuterie Board Basics
May 3 | 6 pm – 8 pm
Mom’s and kids of all ages, celebrate ... READ MORE
Written by Samantha Walter-Cano
Edited by Andrea Lazzari
Why Keep Chickens?
Keeping a backyard flock has become increasingly popular over the last few years. But what are the benefits of backyard chickens? Keeping chickens gives you ... READ MORE
March 21st is National Agriculture Day!
Founded in 1973, National Agriculture Day is dedicated to increasing awareness of agriculture’s role in modern society. This year's theme is "Growing a Climate for Tomorrow", putting an emphasis on ... READ MORE