Oceans, rivers, lakes, wetlands—Florida wouldn’t be Florida without water. See what UF/IFAS Extension is doing to conserve and protect this important resource.
4-H youth are ready for the real world. See how learning by doing is helping thousands of kids become tomorrow’s leaders.
Everyone needs a problem-solver. From the Panhandle to the Keys, UF/IFAS Extension faculty work with their community to find solutions.
UF/IFAS is here to help! Our office is open for business and fully functional. At this time, we are open to the public by appointment only beginning on Monday, June 8th, 2020. If you find yourself needing to see someone in person, you are strongly encouraged to call the office for an appointment with the appropriate person. While not all faculty and staff will be in the office Monday through Friday, each of us will be available certain days. We will continue offering a variety of educational and interactive programs via platforms such as Zoom. We are also more than happy to help answer your questions and find solutions for your life via email, Facebook, or other digital communication.
We look forward to working with you, and please stay safe!
UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County
Hernando County is home to scenic rivers, historic streets, and down home charm. A wonderland of outdoor amenities, active family fun, centuries of history, and vibrant local color.
COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension Updated 03/16/20
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office or view the local update page for the most up to date information on your
New course on “Firescaping” begins June 9th; REGISTER now This new FIRESCAPING course will help you prepare your community for wildfires!
Every year hundreds to thousands of wildfires occur across Florida and the southeastern US, threatening both residents and their homes. Fortunately, there are actions residents can take, such as firescaping, to help reduce their wildfire risk