Hope you are interested in attending our 1st Recycle Your Yard and Recycled Yard Art program, Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 10-11 am via Zoom. Not only will you learn what you can recycle into and from your landscape, each household will receive ... READ MORE
Are you ready to try a new technology that could conserve water and save money at no cost to you?
The UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County is seeking study participants for installation of new irrigation technology. Soil moisture ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
Governor DeSantis approved Senate Bill 82 regarding residential vegetable gardens. This law is in effect as of July 1, 2019 and prohibits county, municipality or other political subdivisions from regulating vegetable gardens on residential properties. ... READ MORE
Florida law SB494 requires all commercial or for hire fertilizer applicators, or anyone supervising fertilizer applications to have a Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) fertilizer license. The license is ... READ MORE
Heat stress can be a major concern for outdoor workers, especially during the summer months. Heat stress can result in heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps, or heat rashes. Heat rash and cramps are the mildest forms of heat stress. Heat ... READ MORE
As you probably know by now, twice a year, we sponsor a Recycled Yard Art Contest, one at the Hillsborough County Fair and one at the Florida State Fair. The purpose of the Recycled Yard Art Contest was to increase environmental awareness and ... READ MORE
This workshop, on March 20, 2018, 12:45 -4:00 pm, will discuss current legal issues and homeowner association disputes regarding FFL implementation. Strategies will be reviewed that homeowners and HOA board members can use when working together ... READ MORE
Join us at the Florida State Fair February 8-19 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 ... READ MORE
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a sustainable approach to managing pests through cultural, host resistance, physical or mechanical, biological, cultural and chemical control methods.
Why should you use IPM?
IPM provides long-lasting ... READ MORE