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

2016 Tampa Bay Cottage Industry Expo

Come join UF/IFAS Extension for a day of  training sessions and learn to improve your small and/or beginning agriculture operations!

July 30, 2016 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Wiregrass Ranch High School
2909 Mansfield Blvd, Wesley Chapel, FL


Arbor Day Mail Art Contest

Celebrate trees this Arbor Day by sending mail art to the Extension office. Be creative and have fun! When you create mail art, you send unique, small works of art - mixed media welcomed! - through the postal service. Make your own drawing, collage, painting or photo, answer the question, “I appreciate trees because…” & send it in the mail to our address.

Thank you everyone who submitted art to the contest! Results coming soon! Three winners will recieve a tree planting kit as a Prize!




Results of the 2016 Recycled Art Contest

This was the second year we held the Recycled Yard Art Contest at the Florida State Fair. There were 27 entries submitted, 8 more than last year! Click below for the winners and People's Choice Award.

And the winnders are...


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.


Monthly Compost, Water-Wise, Rainwater Harvesting Workshops

Monthly triple workshop                  Register for one, two or all                

Pre-registration required:      Click Here






Timely Topics

Click here to find out the Gardening Workshops for 2016.

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

Saving and Investment Myths Video

Water Restrictions

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

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