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Commercial Horticulture/ Sustainable Agriculture

Commercial Horticulture is an important aspect of Extension education. Not only does this program area have specialists that can help growers produce healthy, economically viable crops as well as promote environmentally friendly and sustainable growing practices. The Commercial Horticulture/Sustainable Agriculture Agent offers specialized information on horticultural practices aimed at commercial growers, business plan guidance, pest management in the field and greenhouse, as well as pesticide license training and exam prep/testing. Pasco County has a variety of crops in production, including blueberries, olives, pomegranates, bermuda and bahiagrass (seed), citrus, kumquats, and a variety of grains and other crops. Please contact for more information about these educational and training services at: 352-518-0156 for information.  

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Phone (352) 518-0156

Fax  (352) 523-1921

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Main Office Address
36702 County Road 52
Dade City, FL 33525-5198

8:00am – 5pm

Satellite Office - Land O' Lakes
(Family Nutrition Program)
4111 Land O' Lakes Blvd., Suite 303
Land O' Lakes, FL 34639-4437

By Appointment Only


Inside Pasco County, county offices may be reached through the main switchboard using the following local numbers (toll-free) with a county extension number.

East Pasco: 352-523-2411

Central Pasco: 813-996-2411

West Pasco: 727-847-2411

Outside of Pasco County, only: 1-800-368-2411