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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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Perspectives on Sustainability
Perhaps it is the vague definition of sustainability that has made it so popular in political and economic discussions. I believe we need to sharpen the definition of sustainability if we are to use it as a goal for management

09/28/2021

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Hillsborough 4-H: Looking Four-ward to a New Year!
Hillsborough 4-H: Looking Four-ward to a New Year! Hillsborough County 4-H'ers are resilient!  With so many changes brought on by COVID-19, 4-H clubs held virtual meetings, club leaders made sure everyone participated and felt included, youth did social distanced community service projects, and clubs finally met face to face at the end of the 4-H year to finish projects.  After a mostly virtual year, what's next? Here are four ways

09/20/2021

NFREC Quincy—100 Years of Service and Adaptation
It was the summer of 1978. I had just graduated with a BS degree in Agronomy from the Ohio State University

10/13/2021

National Food Safety Month – Know Safe & Show Safe
September is National Food Safety Month. ” The Federal government estimates that there are about 48 million cases of foodborne illness annually

09/24/2021

Confirmation Bias: Comfortable and Dangerous
Confirmation bias is the human tendency to seek out and retain information that matches our existing beliefs. This type of bias allows us to streamline decision making

09/16/2021

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    One-on-One Financial Guidance
    Free One-on-One Financial Guidance UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County provides free one-on-one help with basic personal finance topics. We have Florida Master Money Mentors who can help you develop a strategy to reach your financial goals

    09/16/2021

    Comparison of Adaptive Management and Linear Comprehensive Management
    The table below contrasts the conservation management approaches of adaptive and traditional linear management found in Noss and Cooperrider (1994).   Comparison of Adaptive Management and Linear Comprehensive Management Parameter Linear comprehensive management Adaptive management Concern with ecosystem Minimal concern with ecosystem due either to belief in human ability to manipulate or restore ecosystem

    09/14/2021