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UF/IFAS Extension
Hillsborough County

Located just minutes from Tampa, UF/IFAS Extension, Hillsborough County provides education and information to Hillsborough County residents and businesses through workshops, publications, and mass media.

Contact

hillsborough@ifas.ufl.edu
(813) 744-5519
5339 South CR-579
Seffner, FL 33584-3334

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Which Credit Score is the Right One?
Consumers applying for credit are sometimes surprised to find out the credit score they have been tracking is different from the credit score the lenders use to evaluate their loan applications. The truth is, there are many, many different credit scoring models

10/18/2019

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COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension
Updated 03/15/20 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

We are missing an important value of the urban forest, intangible social services
As managers and stewards of the state’s urban forests we often not acknowledging the important social values. We have a responsibility to not only provide technical assistance in the conservation and restoration of the urban forest, but to better represent and promote all of its values

04/03/2019

Master Gardener training cultivates new volunteers through virtual learning
DAVIE, Fla. – You can’t stop the Master Gardeners from learning

03/20/2020

Choosing When to Receive Social Security
Starting Social Security retirement benefits at the optimal age can mean receiving a substantially greater overall payout.  If you have a short life expectancy and no other resources, taking early reduced benefits may be the best option

08/02/2019

Does the Thought of Eating Produce Make you Sick?
If the thought of eating fruits and vegetables gives you a sour face, you are in the majority. According to a recent poll by the CDC, 90% of Americans are not getting the recommended servings from fruits and vegetables in their diets

04/11/2019

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    We are missing an important value of the urban forest, intangible social services
    As managers and stewards of the state’s urban forests we often not acknowledging the important social values. We have a responsibility to not only provide technical assistance in the conservation and restoration of the urban forest, but to better represent and promote all of its values

    04/03/2019

    Is Fresh Produce Really Better than Frozen?
    Is Fresh Produce Best? When we decide to start eating a healthy diet, often we start by stocking up on lots of fresh produce. While this is a great way to kick off healthy habits, sometimes we make these purchases with good intentions - thinking we are going to make all of our meals fresh - but by the end of the week our healthy, fresh, food has been left to rot in the bottom of the crisper

    02/27/2019