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 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 Jun 25 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Landscaping for Hurricanes

Wed Jul 09 @10:30AM -
Attracting Butterflies & Hummingbirds

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

Wed Jul 23 @10:30AM -
Organic Fall Vegetable Gardening

Wed Jul 23 @01:00PM -
Drought Tolerant Plant Choices

Thu Aug 07 @10:30AM -
Florida's Fall Color

Wed Aug 13 @10:30AM -
Small Fruit Crops

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

Thu Aug 21 @10:30AM -
Sustainable Pest Control