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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.

(813) 744-5519
5339 County Road 579
Seffner, FL 33584-3334


Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Strong People Strength Training Program
Strength training is not just for bodybuilders - it's for everyone! Come join us and learn how to properly use dumbbells and have fun too! Classes include resistance training, balance training, and flexibility exercises. This is a 6-week program that meets 2 times each week


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‘Near Normal’ Hurricane Season Means Take All Precautions
The 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins June 1. Are you ready? The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting a "near normal" Atlantic Hurricane Season this year


UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County offers Edible Landscaping in Hybrid Format
Interested in growing edible plants in your yard?  Join UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County on Thursday June 15th from 10 to 11:00am to get an introduction to selecting low maintenance, long-lived, edible crops to grow in the home landscape. This class will be offered as a hybrid format so you can join in person or by Zoom webinar


Tips for Florida Homeowners on Fertilizing Plants
Fertilizer can help plants grow but can also have adverse effects on the environment. Be sure to apply best management practices when fertilizing to optimize your plant health without harming our water bodies


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    Fertilizer Ordinances: How Do I Find My Ordinance
    Almost all of Florida’s highly urbanized counties and/or municipalities have fertilizer ordinances. These ordinances apply to everyone with a few exemptions for agricultural properties, vegetable gardens, golf courses and athletic fields


    Fertilizer Ordinances: Why Do We Have Them?
    Central Florida receives the bulk of its rainfall during the summer months. This rainfall creates stormwater runoff