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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.

Contact

hernando@ifas.ufl.edu
(352) 754-4433
16110 Aviation Loop Dr.
Brooksville, FL 34604

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Planting Trees for Florida Arbor Day
New trees form a framework for your landscape. Hernando County is in USDA’s plant-hardiness zone 9

01/07/2020

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Upcoming Events
Stay tuned for upcoming UF/IFAS Hernando County Extension workshops.

02/08/2018

Why our life may seem like the circus
How many of us feel like every day our life, both personal and professional, more closely resembles the circus than anything else? Think about some of the acts you see at the circus: the high wire act, the animal handlers, even the comedy relief (think 22 clowns in a tiny car), and then think about our daily routine(s). Most of us are constantly doing the tight rope balancing act of keeping up with work and home responsibilities, report

10/23/2018

UF Students Compete as Finalists in National Product Development Baking Competition
A team of University of Florida food science and human nutrition graduate students have been selected as one of three college groups to compete as finalists for the nation’s most prominent scholarship competition for students pursuing careers in food technology and science, baking and culinary arts. The students will compete in the final round of the American Society of Baking (ASBE) Product Development Competition on March 1, 2020 at

01/16/2020

Sustainable Food Systems and the Role of Cattle
With the current world population at 7.7 billion, food production is of major concern and puts increasing pressure on the agriculture community to provide that food

06/07/2019

Cold Damage Protection for Your Landscape
Even though we haven't had any cold weather yet this year, now is a good time to discuss how to prevent and respond to cold damage. With a few exceptions, Central Florida has had  relatively warm winters in recent years; but there is still the opportunity for frost or a freeze to harm plants that are cold sensitive

11/28/2018

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    Why our life may seem like the circus
    How many of us feel like every day our life, both personal and professional, more closely resembles the circus than anything else? Think about some of the acts you see at the circus: the high wire act, the animal handlers, even the comedy relief (think 22 clowns in a tiny car), and then think about our daily routine(s). Most of us are constantly doing the tight rope balancing act of keeping up with work and home responsibilities, report

    10/23/2018

    Getting Organized for Life’s Demands
    Since 2014, we have been coordinating throughout the school year, to offer financial planning and life skills training to at-risk students at the Pasco County Juvenile Detention Center. These skills include lessons on how to find employment, budgeting and saving money, and the responsibilities involved with establishing credit and paying bills

    02/08/2018