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!

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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.

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Brooksville, FL 34604


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