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An assortment of Florida grown agriculture commodities, including tomatoes, potatoes, and citrus. Photo taken 05-09-16.

2018 Highlands County Agricultural Tours

Highlands County Agricultural Tour Tickets are
now ON SALE!

Tickets for our Southern Highlands County Tour taking place on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 are available!

Dates/Times:

  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018 – Northern Highlands County Agricultural Tour – 7:45am – 4:00pm
  • Planned stops:
    • Crews Ranch
    • Avon Park Correctional Institute Horticulture Program
    • Hillary Peat Company
    • Brandt Chemical
    • Information about Dairies will be provided
    • Information about Citrus Will be provided

       Please note that due to damage sustained during Hurricane Irma, STOPS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE!

  • Thursday, February 22, 2018 – Highlands County Horticultural Tour – 7:45am – 4:00pm (Date Subject to Change)
    • This tour will include stops showcasing horticulture in Highlands County Stops may include: Nurseries, landscapes, Florida-friendly plant education, etc. Please note that due to damage sustained during Hurricane Irma, STOPS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE!
  • Thursday, March 22, 2018 – – Southern Highlands County Agricultural Tour (Date Subject to Change)
    • This tour will include stops in Southern Highlands County. Stops may include: Cattle Ranches, Dairy Ranches, Nurseries, Peat Plants, etc. Please note that due to damage sustained during Hurricane Irma, STOPS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE!

Cost: $70 each

  • Cost includes transportation, tour guide, and lunch.
  • Gratuities to your bus driver are not included in the cost of your ticket.
  • If you wish to purchase tickets via cash/check, please call the office at 863.402.6540 to ensure that tickets are still available. Tickets will be on hold for 1 business day, in which you are required to visit the office located at: 4509 George Blvd. Sebring, FL 33875 in order to purchase. Failure to do so will result in the ticket(s) being re-released for purchase. Please make checks payable to: “University of Florida”
  • Refunds will be issued up to one week (7 Days) prior to tour date.
    • Eventbrite - Highlands County Agricultural Tours (Multiple Dates!)

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