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UF/IFAS Extension
Highlands County

The Cooperative Extension Service is nationwide and was established by the Smith-Lever Act of 1914. It is a partnership between state land grant universities, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the county governments throughout the nation.

Contact

highlands@ifas.ufl.edu
(863) 402-6540
4509 George Blvd.
Sebring, FL 33875

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Growing food in your landscape
Don't go hungry Food glorious food. It grows on trees

02/25/2021

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Garden Festival is replacing the Master Gardener Plant Sale
Garden Festival and Plant Sale They say time flies while you're having fun. This may explain why the Garden Festival feels like it is coming so quickly

08/07/2018

Master Gardener of the Year honored at banquet
The Highlands County Master Gardeners held their year-end banquet at the Island View Restaurant Monday evening, and installed their new officers. They also honored some Master Gardeners that excelled at volunteering this year

12/20/2019

Stand Up & Holler for Extension on Gator Nation Giving Day
Thursday, February 18 is Gator Nation Giving Day, when University of Florida alumni, students, faculty, staff, families and friends worldwide all get a chance to Stand Up & Holler. We might have to use our inside voices when hollering this year, as Gator Nation Giving Day will be a virtual event

02/12/2021

Food for Thought
Food Security Food security has become a hot subject for some folks. With commodities moving quickly around our globe it's hard to say just where your food is coming from

12/18/2020

Keeping Your Yard Florida-Friendly
Keeping it Green If you are a gardener and you have lived anywhere else, you realize pretty quickly that Florida is different. The weather, the bugs and a whole lot of other gardening issues add to the difficulty

04/15/2020

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    Master Gardener of the Year honored at banquet
    The Highlands County Master Gardeners held their year-end banquet at the Island View Restaurant Monday evening, and installed their new officers. They also honored some Master Gardeners that excelled at volunteering this year

    12/20/2019

    Experience Gifting
    Black Friday is just two days away, leaving many people searching to find the perfect gifts for their loved ones this holiday season. As a parent I find myself asking the bigger question

    11/27/2019