In our effort to continue serving the community while maintaining safety protocols, the Hillsborough County Extension office will be open for sample drop-offs, with in-person client assistance available by appointment.


Please call (813) 744-5519 or email for assistance. For your convenience, a staff directory is provided below.

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.

(813) 744-5519
5339 South CR-579
Seffner, FL 33584-3334


Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Free Tax Prep Assistance
Hillsborough County Extension will be offering free tax prep assistance to Hillsborough County residents. Due to the coronavirus, we will be offering virtual appointments only


What's Going on Near You

4 – Session Webinar Series: Taking Control of Federal Income Taxes
Hillsborough County Extension is partnering with the University of Florida/IFAS Leon and Gadsden County Extension Offices to present - 4 - Session Webinar Series: Taking Control of Your Federal Income Taxes All are 12:00 p.m


Nutty Goodness
Peanut butter is so popular in the United States that we spent 2.3 billion dollars on it in 2019 (www


Pandemic eating among the food-secure: more comfort foods, but not a drastic increase
During the first three months of the pandemic, food-secure people did not change their eating habits very much, although some of them turned a bit more to comfort foods, new University of Florida research shows. The study also serves as a cautionary tale for how people might want to eat in future pandemics


COVID-Response Stimulus Bill Notables
The recent COVID-response stimulus bill signed on December 21, 2020 includes a second round of stimulus checks, extension of deferred payroll taxes and individual income tax breaks. Below is a summary of some of the notable effects


Masks, Germ Control, and the “New” Normal
(Desplazarse hacia abajo para español) As we enter the new year, it is important to note that the COVID-19 pandemic is still very real. Although unfortunate, we have been living through the pandemic for almost a year now


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    Nutty Goodness
    Peanut butter is so popular in the United States that we spent 2.3 billion dollars on it in 2019 (www


    National Eat Better, Eat Together Month
    Research shows that children who eat with their families are healthier in every way. They are less likely to have problems with drugs and alcohol and more likely to make better food choices to keep them healthier now and into adulthood