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

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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Hundreds of educational publications are available from IFAS Electronic Digital Information Source. Click here

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 Jan 13 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Spring Vegetable Gardening

Tue Jan 19 @11:00AM - 12:00PM
Job Readiness Workshop

Wed Jan 20 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Rain Barrel Workshop

Wed Jan 27 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Simple Steps to Florida-Friendly Landscaping

Thu Feb 04 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Spring Vegetable Gardening

Wed Feb 10 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
When Bad Landscapes Happen to Good People

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

Wed Feb 17 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Rain Barrel Workshop

Wed Feb 24 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Spring Vegetable Gardening

Thu Mar 03 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Snakes of Florida