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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. 

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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.

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

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8am - 5pm

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What Is Not Killing Your Tree: Spanish Moss
Dr. William Lester, UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County Dr

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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

03/15/2020

Wildlife and Invasive Species Education (WISE) Species Profile: The Florida Softshell Turtle
Common Name: Florida Softshell Scientific Name: Apalone ferox Identification: The shell of this species is leathery in texture. The carapace does not have any markings, unlike the juveniles

09/04/2020

Home-grown lettuce for the holidays
Set it and forget it…until the holidays. UF/IFAS Extension will teach you how to grow greens just in time to serve at your holiday meal

11/18/2020

Wildlife and Invasive Species Education (WISE) Species Profile: Eastern Gray Squirrel
Common Name: Eastern Gray Squirrel Scientific Name: Sciurus carolinensis  Identification: The eastern gray squirrel ranges in size between 17 to 20 inches long and weighs about 1 to 1.5 lbs

09/21/2020

How To Effectively Disinfect A Private Drinking Well
Hurricanes bring excessive rain. When heavy rains bring flooding to an area, your private well may not be safe to drink

09/18/2020

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    Wildlife and Invasive Species Education (WISE) Species Profile: The Florida Softshell Turtle
    Common Name: Florida Softshell Scientific Name: Apalone ferox Identification: The shell of this species is leathery in texture. The carapace does not have any markings, unlike the juveniles

    09/04/2020

    What Should I Do After My Drinking Well Is Flooded?
    Hurricanes are one of nature’s most powerful storms. They produce strong winds, storm surge flooding, and heavy rainfall

    08/06/2020