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Indian River County

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Moving Van graphicNew Address as of 2/6/17

Indian River County Extension Office has moved to the Indian River County Administration Complex.
Aerial view of IRC Complex...

Flock of chickensBackyard Chickens Workshop

Learn how to raise your own small flock for food, fun and a fascinating time! Workshop being held Saturday, June 24th. More...
Registration via Eventbrite

landscaping logoFlorida Friendly Landscaping Seminars

Learn about the principles of landscapingin Florida. 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.....

pansy flowerSpring in Florida

Spring has sprung! 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

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

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

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...

Girl hugging a horseIRC 4-H Clubs' New website

IRC 4-H Horsemasters, joins another long-time IRC club, the Happy Thumpers, in having their own website. Launched in time for more information on their Feb. 14th, 2016 annual Valentine Horse Show
Happy Thumpers IRC 4-H website...
IRC 4-H Clubs' webpage....

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...

Indian River county logoIndian River County

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 - June 19th:
- IRC Health Fair 6/23/17
- Backyard Chickens Workshop Sat. 6/24/17

NEW! Office has moved!
New address:
1800 27th ST
Vero Beach, FL 32960-0310


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 Information Articles