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 Aug 04 @10:30AM -
The Facts About Fertilizing

Wed Aug 10 @10:30AM -
Fall Vegetable Gardening

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

Tue Aug 16 @02:30PM -
Irrigate Smart Classes

Wed Aug 31 @10:30AM -
Rain Barrel Workshop

Thu Sep 01 @10:30AM -
Fall Vegetable Gardening

Wed Sep 14 @10:30AM -
Low Maintenance-Low Cost Landscapes

Fri Sep 16 @10:00AM -
Trees! Marvelous Trees!

Sat Sep 17 @10:30AM -
Rain Barrel Workshop

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