Welcome to UF/IFAS Extension
Indian River County

Palm in stormHurricane Preparedness & Recovery

Find out how you can prepare for and recover from extreme wind events.
UF/IFAS Extension Disaster Handbook
Landscape Recovery Tips....
Farms & Ranches (web)...
Farms & Ranches (factsheet)...

Overpruned palms"Hurricane Cut" pruning for palms - Why it is detrimental

The misinformation regarding palm pruning has lead to unhealthy and possibly unsafe conditions. 

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Indian River County Newsletter

The IRC Extension quarterly newsletter full of timely topics by your county Agents. More...

vegetable washingBuild Your Own Food Safety Manual workshop

Learn how to develop a Food Safety Program for your fruit and/or vegetable farm, field or greenhouse. More...

MosquitoMosquitos on the Treasure Coast - Zika FAQs

Find out about the risks of and how to minimize the mosquito presence around your house, including the latest on the Zika virus. More...

fishbone design using plastic particlesFlorida Microplastic Awareness Project

NOAA's Marine Debris citizen-science project monitoring microscopic plastic particles in aquatic environments. More.....

kids playing in sprinklerSummer in Florida

Summer ifs here! Find out how this season is unique in Florida. More...

Chick hatching from eggPoultry in Florida

From Backyard Flocks to Poultry Production, a growing industry is supported by UF's Agricultural resources. More...
Backyard Flock Hygiene Checklist
HPAI Factsheet

Damaged palm frondPalm Leaf Skeletonizer

Learn more about this insect that leaves unsightly damage on palm leaves. More...

4 H cloverleaf logoIndian River County 4-H Clubs

Interested in 4-H Youth Development? Find out what our county's clubs have to offer your family.  More...

Best management practices logoCommercial Fertilizer Applicators

Find out how to obtain certification and licensing mandated by state and county ordinances.  More...

Fertilizer spreaderFertilizing Recommendations

The latest on state and local fertilizer ordinances as well as UF/IFAS recommendations. More...

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Website of the Indian River County government. More...

NewsRadio 1490 WTTB Bob Soos' Local News Magazine - IRC Extension Chat with Christine Kelly

Monday mornings at 8:35am, repeated at 5:35pm

WTTB Website

Subject for - Oct. 2nd:
- Storm Recovery

- Dealing w/ Heavy Rain

Quick Links

training icon A directory of the most frequently used web sites for information access. More...

Local Links

FL Medical Entomolgy Laboratory (IRC)

Indian River Research & Education Center (St.L)

Soil & Water Conservation District (IRC)

Master Gardeners

Answers for your plant, lawn & garden questions.
772-770-5030 x 1

Emergency Resources

Presentations and Videos

Presentations on a variety of topics from pond maintenance to landscape design. More...

IFAS Extension Reports

IFAS/IRC Extension Articles & Newsletters