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

Free Tax Preparation Assistance

Free tax preparation at the Extension Office. This free service is available by appointment to those with Adjusted Gross Incomes (AGI) of $62,000 or less. AGI doesn' t include      money contributed to tax deductible retirement plans and certain other deductions. Appointments will be availble: Feb. 2,3, & 4 from 9:00a.m. - 3:00p.m. Starting Feb. 9 and ending April 7, on Tues. & Thurs. from 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Appointments must be made in advance by calling Denise at 813-744-5519 ext. 54141 or email Download the flyer (pdf format)


Commercial Horticulture / Pesticide Training and CEUs

  • Tree and Landscape Short Course
    February 5, 2016
    8:00 am- 3:30pm
  •  Register at:
  • For more information, contact:
    Susan Haddock or Rob Northrop
    Click here for the full brochure
    Up to 6 FDACS Pesticide CEUs, 2 FDACS Fertilizer CEUs, 4 FNGLA CEUs, 6 ISA Arborist CEUs

2016 Strawberry U-Pick

2016 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

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.

Class: Where To Turn for Financial Advice

  • Jan 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm, Brandon Senior Center, 612 Parsons Ave.
  • Learn how to evaluate financial professionals and their credentials.
  • Pre-registration required:

2016 Personal Finance Webinars

Live Interactive Online Personal Finance Classes. All are 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm. All are free.

Jan 14: Declutter Your Life
Registration required:

 Jan 26: Personal Income Tax Preparation and Filing

Feb. 17: Investment Basics

 Feb 23: Declutter Your Financial Life

March 17: Maintaining Your Auotmobile

March 30: Traditional vs Roth IRAs


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!

View a short video of Extension's history here. 







Timely Topics

Click here to find out the Gardening Workshops for 2015-201.

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