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Here are some upcoming events hosted by the Hillsborough County Extension Service!

Women & Money Finance Series

Learn how to manage cash flow, invest for future goals, and develop an estate plan. September 15,22, & 22, 6:30pm - 8:30pm at the Extension office. Registration required.
Event flyer

Registration information at https://wmc2015.eventbrite.com

2015 Recycled Art Contest

Hillsborough County Extension Service and the Hillsborough County Fair will be sponsoring a Recycled Yard Art Contest!

Click here for contest details

Fair Dates:
Oct 22 - 25, 2015 and
Oct 29 - Nov 1, 2015

One-on-One Financial Guidance

Hillsborough County residents can receive free one-on-one basic personal financial management guidance at Hillsborough County Extension.

Click here for Information on how easy it is to gain assistance with financial management.

Personal Finance Webinars

Free, live, interactive, online classes. All classes are 12 pm - 1:00 pm, EDT.

August 11: Risk & Property Liability Management for Farm & Ranch Women

August 12: Maximizing Social Security Benefits
Register at:http://bit.ly/MaxSS

List of fall topics coming soon.

Florida Master Money Mentor Training

Florida Master Money Mentoring training will cover basic personal finance and show you how you can share that knowledge with others. For more information: http://2015fmmm.eventbrite.com

Commercial Horticulture / Pesticide Training and CEUs

  • CEU Round-Up
    Presented By UF/IFAS and the Florida Turfgrass Association
    July 22 8:30am – 4:00 pm

    Awards up to 6 CEU’s in some of the most difficult to attain subject areas: Aquatic, Lawn & Ornamental, Demo & Research, LCLM, LLO, O&T, Ltd Urban Fertilizer, Natural Areas, Right-of-Way and others.

    Information and Registration


  • GI-BMP Training & Exam (English)
    August 11 & November 10

    Provides training required to obtain the GI-BMP Certification and FDACS Urban Commercial Fertilizer Certificate. Required for all for hire fertilizer applicators. CEU program

    Registration & Information
  • FTGA Annual Conference
    September 14-16
    The Caribe Royale, Orlando

    Information:  http://www.ftga.org/

Monthly Compost, Water-Wise, Rainwater Harvesting Workshops

Monthly triple workshop                  Register for one, two or all                

Pre-registration required:      Click Here


2015 Recycled Art Contest Results

Hillsborough County Extension Service and the Florida State Fair sponsored a Recycled Yard Art Contest in February!

Click here for contest details



Florida Extension Centennial

Thanks to all who helped us celebrate our 100th anniversary and honor our program volunteers!

Receiving awards were:

  • Bill Dwinelle- Family Consumer & Sciences
  • Dave Bracciano - Horticulture
  • Audie Ham - Agriculture
  • Michelle Dunn and Kelli Messick- 4-H

View a short video of Extension's history here. 







Timely Topics

Click here to find out the Gardening Workshops for 2013-2014.

Florida Master Money Mentors provide one-one financial guidance click here for information

Water Restrictions

Know your watering days and times. It's the law!
More information on water restrictions....

Extension Calendars

IFAS Resources