Skip to main content



The Environmental Horticulture Production program is dedicated to improving the commercial nursery, greenhouse and sod production industries in Hillsborough and Polk counties through the adoption of Best Management Practices, the utilization of integrated pest management, the development of a stable, educated workforce, and access to research-based problem solving resources.

For more information on the Environmental Horticulture Production program, visit the agent's website. 

Shawn Steed


Shawn Steed

Commercial Horticulture
Extension Agent II, M.S.
813-744-5519 x 54147

Recent Environmental Horticulture Blog Posts

Machine-harvestable tomatoes available from UF/IFAS; growers hope cultivars can help lower labor cost

Ever since Florida farmers have been growing tomatoes, they’ve picked them by...

Related Stories

Florida’s blueberry season means yummy fruit, courtesy of UF/IFAS and growers

Ready to pick your own blueberries or buy them at the grocery store?...

Related Stories

Peak strawberry season means more Florida-grown, flavorful fruit at the market

We’re at the height of the Florida strawberry harvesting season – a time...

Related Stories