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Who We Are

UF/IFAS Extension in Highlands County, is an educational service provided by the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) and Highlands County. Extension provides education and information to the Highlands County public through workshops, publications, and mass media.

As part of the University of Florida, Extension offers the latest research-based solutions, packaged in a way that makes using information easy and affordable.

As you explore our website, I hope you'll take advantage of the many opportunities to gain and apply new knowledge in your life, home, community, or business. You'll also want to check out UF/IFAS Extension - Solutions for Your Life, which constantly updates hot topics for Florida residents.

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About Extension

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. All of these groups share in the planning, financing, and operation of extension programs. In Florida, the Cooperative Extension Service is administered by the University of Florida.

The University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is a federal, state, and county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences and to making that knowledge accessible to sustain and enhance the quality of human life.


UF/IFAS Highlands County Extension

Phone: (863) 402-6540 Fax: (863) 402-6544

Address 4509 George Blvd. Sebring,FL 33875

Hours Monday - Friday 8am – 5pm

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Master Gardener Volunteers

9:30am to 3:30pm

Pesticide Testing

Wednesday & Friday
9am to 3pm

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