HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS

As hurricane season continues, please review these resources collected by UF/IFAS Extension.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

2017 Florida Protected Agriculture and Hydroponics Conference

Recycled Yard Art Contests

Retirement Planning Classes

Personal Finance Webinars

One-on-One Financial Guidance

Workshops: Compost, Water-Wise, Rainwater

 

2017 Recycled Yard Art Contests

 

Florida State Fair RYA Announcement

Join us at the Florida State Fair County Fair October 19-22 and Oct 26-29 for the 2017 Recycled Yard Art Contest! Accepting two and three dimensional art created from items already used for their original purpose. Winners will be chosen in one of four categories: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, and Adult consisting of individual and group submissions.

Click here for the Submission Rules
Click here for the Entry Form

Click here for the Photo Submission Form

 

Hillsborough County RYA WINNERS

 

And the winners are...

2017 Florida Protected Agriculture and Hydroponics Conference

 

December 5-6, 2017 at the UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, Balm, FL

Conference is being held to bring together growers, educators, researchers, and allied industry for businesses using some form of protected ag to produce vegetables and fruit crops. Protected ag, for this conference, is intended to include production in a greenhouse, high tunnel, low tunnel, shade houses, or screened structures. This conference is hosted by UF IFAS Extension and is supported by a Specialty Crop Block Grant from Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The conference will feature: a tour of the protected ag research projects at the UF/IFAS Gulf Coast REC, a discussion and proposal to create a Florida Protected Agriculture Association, an industry trade show, and evening social, and a full day educational program including a grower speaker panel. .

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

Retirement Planning Classes

Are you 10 years or less from retirement? Get the information you need to secure a comfortable retirement. This 2 session educational course will provide the unbiased information you need to make savvy retirement planning decisions.

Dates: October 10 and 24, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Location: Hillsborough County Extension

 Topics: Evaluating your situation, sources of income, inflation, taxes, asset usage in retirement & choosing financial professionals.

This is an educational program presented by the University of Florida Hillsborough County Extension. Financial products and services will not be endorsed or sold during the sessions.

Cost: $12.00 and covers both sessions.

Late cancellations and no shows are not eligible for a refund.

Registration Deadline: October 3.
Seating is limited so register early. Register at: https://goalretire.eventbrite.com

 

Personal Finance Webinars

Live Interactive Online Classes
Cost: Free

Personal Finance Webinars
Free, live, interactive, online classes.

Choosing Loans that are Right for You
November 15
12:00pm – 1:00pm EST
Discussion will include how to evaluate loans terms, avoid high costs, and strategies for wise borrowing
Register here

One-on-One Financial Guidance

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

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

 

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