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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Thu Mar 12 @10:00AM -
Responsible Insect ID and Control

Tue Mar 17 @11:00AM - 12:00PM
Job Readiness Workshop

Wed Mar 18 @10:00AM -
Wild by Design

Wed Mar 25 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Orchids 101

Thu Mar 26 @02:00PM - 03:00PM
Rain Barrel Workshop

Thu Apr 02 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Responsible Insect ID and Control

Wed Apr 08 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Responsible Insect ID & Control

Wed Apr 15 @08:00AM - 05:00PM
Rain Barrel Workshop

Tue Apr 21 @11:00AM - 12:00PM
Job Readiness Workshop

Wed Apr 22 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Going Florida-Friendly on Earth Day