Highlands County
Cooperative Extension


Citrus Growers Share Concerns

Psyllid control, abandoned groves, tree conditions and the federal Tree Assistance Program were on growers’ minds at a forum Thursday in Sebring. Laurie Hurner, Highlands County Extension director and citrus agent, summarizes the discussions.
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Upcoming Events

Forestry Pile Burner Classes Available Now

Two classes will be offered in Sebring at the Extension Office. Please note, each class will only hold 50 participants.


July 11th & 12th from 8:30AM-4:30PM.

4-H Day Camps

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For more upcoming events that are 4H based, please click here.

Vegetable Growing Workshop
August 13, 2016
$5.00 Registration Fee

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For more upcoming dates that are Horticulture Based, please click here.

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for High School Seniors

4-H Foundation Scholarship
Florida Agriculture Hall of Fame Scholarship
Florida Cattlemen's' Scholarship
Florida Cracker Trail Association Scholastic Scholarship
Florida Cracker Trail Association Agricultural Scholarship
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Master Gardeners' Scholarship

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