CURRENT EVENTS

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

 

8th Annual Spring Strawberry U-Pick

  • Supporting 4-H Youth in our Community & Helping area Food Banks
  • Saturday, March 21st
  • 50 cents per Quart (no limit)
  • Location: Fancy Farms
    • I-4 Exit #25 and South on County Line Rd. 3 miles to Rice Road. (Enter Field off of Rice Road)
  • Flyer and Event Information

 

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  • Hillsborough County Extension is happy to announce the launching of our new Facebook page!
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Commercial Horticulture / Pesticide Training and CEUs

For More Information & Registration on all classes above:      Click Here

 

Monthly Compost, Water-Wise, Rainwater Harvesting Workshops

Monthly triple workshop                  Register for one, two or all                

Pre-registration required:      Click Here

 

Canning Classes

There's a full schedule of classes for September through December, weekdays, weekends and evenings included. Check the flyers below for dates and registration links.  The meats class will be longer, and we will prepare some dishes made with canned beef while the canner operates.

Information Flyers

Pressure Canning Vegetables and Meats

Boiling Water Canning of Sweets, Pickles, Fruits and Tomatoes

 

Take Control of Your Personal Finances!

Spring Personal Finance Webinars

Free, live, interactive, online classes. All classes are 12 p.m. -1:00 p.m. EST.

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.

 

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