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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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Don’t forget to eat your vegetables.
Your parents were right Your parents probably told you to eat your vegetables. Over and over again

12/27/2019

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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

Beekeeping, not just a hobby.
The incredible honey bee There is nothing quite like a the honey bee. They are one of natures great pollinators

08/27/2019

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

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

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    Beekeeping, not just a hobby.
    The incredible honey bee There is nothing quite like a the honey bee. They are one of natures great pollinators

    08/27/2019

    Honey Bees, are in the air!
    The business of bees Honey Bees are everywhere in Highlands County. It's that time of year when the bees are busy making honey

    04/02/2019