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

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

Thu Sep 03 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Come to Your Senses-Landscapes You Can See, Hear, Smell, Touch & Taste

Wed Sep 09 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Snakes Alive!

Thu Sep 10 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
Fall Vegetable Gardening

Tue Sep 15 @11:00AM - 12:00PM
Job Readiness Workshop

Wed Sep 23 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Fall Vegetable Gardening

Wed Sep 23 @01:00PM - 02:00PM
Vegetable Gardening Class

Wed Sep 23 @02:00PM - 03:00PM
Rain Barrel Workshop

Thu Sep 24 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
Landscape You Can See, Hear, Smell, Touch & Taste