Hernando County Extension Services
A Note from the Director Print

Stacy Strickland, Ph.D. Welcome to the Hernando County Extension Website. The Cooperative Extension Service is a partnership between the United States Department of Agriculture, University of Florida Institute Of Food and Agricultural Sciences, and the Hernando County Board of County Commissioners. The extension service is divided into four programmatic efforts: agriculture, lawn and garden, 4-H youth development, and family and consumer sciences.

Dr. J. Stacy Strickland

County Extension Director



Extension Blog Print

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New Fertilizer Ordinance for Hernando County: Click Below to Read the Ordinance

Fertilizer Ordinance



Extension (100 Year Anniversary)



Online Classes

Poisonous Plants in Your Pasture


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Upcoming Events Print


Master Gardener Nursery


Open Every Wednesday - Plenty of Florida Friendly Plants Available!

8:00am - 10:45am

19490 Oliver St., Brooksville, FL 34601


Be sure to check out the new Video Classroom to answer some of the most common questions.  Also take a look at the Calendar of Events to find a class near you!

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Extension Events Calendar

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Wed Dec 10 @10:30AM -
Dealing With Wildlife in Your Yard

Tue Dec 16 @11:00AM - 12:00PM
Job Readiness Workshop

Wed Dec 24 @08:00AM - 05:00PM
Office Closed

Thu Dec 25 @08:00AM - 05:00PM
Office Closed

Thu Jan 01 @08:00AM - 05:00PM
Office Closed

Thu Jan 08 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Good Bugs & Bad Bugs in the Garden

Tue Jan 13 @02:00PM - 03:00PM
Florida-Friendly, What does That Mean?

Wed Jan 14 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Florida-Friendly and Dog Friendly

Tue Jan 20 @11:00AM - 12:00PM
Job Readiness Workshop

Tue Jan 20 @02:00PM - 03:00PM
What Not To Plant-Know Your Invasives