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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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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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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

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

CALS Graduating Student Profile: Marlena Moore
Marlena Moore always wanted to be a part of agriculture. With an affinity for numbers, majoring in food and resource economics was a perfect fit

12/11/2019

Under the Citrus Tree: Special Hurricane Dorian Edition
Special Hurricane Dorian Edition Greetings from the Extension Office! As Hurricane Dorian is stalled over the Bahamas, I wanted to send you some things that may help you before and after the storm. Please save this email for easy reference should you need it

09/02/2019

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

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    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

    Winter’s great for planting tomatoes.
    A growing mecca Some northerners, (from Georgia north!) don't understand Florida's vegetable growing season. Northern states are, after all, used to producing vegetables all summer

    12/21/2018