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


What's New Print

Watch Our Latest Video












Follow us on Twitter



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!

video classroom.bmp - 2.81 Mb


Extension Events Calendar

Last month July 2015 Next month
week 27 1 2 3 4
week 28 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
week 29 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
week 30 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
week 31 26 27 28 29 30 31
Thu Jul 02 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Invasive Plants

Wed Jul 08 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Annuals that Beat the Heat

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

Wed Jul 22 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Florida's Wild Edibles

Wed Jul 22 @02:00PM - 03:00PM
Rain Barrel Workshop

Thu Aug 06 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Native Plants for Sun and Shade

Wed Aug 12 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Best All Around Plants for Hernando County

Tue Aug 18 @11:00AM - 12:00PM
Job Readiness Workshop

Wed Aug 26 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Trees! Marvelous Trees!