County Events is a 4-H event where 4-H members (8-18 years old) complete a demonstration, illustrated talk, or speech on various subject areas at the county level. Judges provide them with comments and award them a score that decides their placing. ... READ MORE
The 2021 Peanut Butter Challenge was a tight race to the finish line as our 4-H clubs competed to bring in the most pounds.
It was most certainly a race, but not a challenge this year, for the University of Florida Institute for Food ... READ MORE
By Christine Kelly-Begazo, Indian River County Agricultural Extension Agent III,
The Peanut Butter Challenge, UF/IFAS Extension's annual jar collection for local food pantries that launched in the Florida Panhandle in 2012, is again spreading ... READ MORE
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
After a hard day working out in the hot sun there is not much better than a refreshing meal that does NOT require cooking. And what meal would be complete without dessert? The following is a quick and easy take on the classic icebox cake.
The ... READ MORE
By Yvonne Florian and Christine Kelly-Begazo
Our 4-H embryo development display came to live at my house. It was meant as a 4-H demonstration for the Indian River County Firefighters' Fair which would run from March 13th through the 22nd. ... READ MORE
Part 2- Finding Supplies and Coping
The Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic is changing our lives at this time, whether we want it to or not. Social distancing, frequent sanitizing of door knobs, supply shortages, and masks are becoming all too ... READ MORE
For most of us, the Covid-19 illness may be little more than an inconvenience. Not everyone is going to come down with Covid-19 pneumonia. However, as health officials advise staying home as a way to prevent the further spread, we all may get ... READ MORE
Recently, all UF/IFAS Extension person-to-person meetings have been rescheduled for a later date. Due to health concerns, there will be no in-person Pesticide Training nor Pesticide Applicator Exams until further notice. If your license is ... READ MORE
Indian River County Cooperative Extension office is open for telephone chats and e-mail. We will be accepting face to face appointments only for those who do not have access to e-mail or smart phone with proper masks worn. The Extension ... READ MORE