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This Council initiates and assists with efforts to create a business atmosphere that is conductive to the continuation and expansion of agricultural businesses within Hillsborough County for the benefit of all its residents. The Council serves the BOCC to review and evaluate county agricultural...
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  How do ranchers raise cattle in Hillsborough County? Female cows are bred to produce calves, which then are grass-fed until reaching about 500 pounds. The young cattle are shipped to feedlots in Midwestern states, and fed grain until reaching market weight. What types of beef cattle are...
Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 31, 2018) – Hillsborough County Extension Service, in partnership with the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, offers a wide variety of interesting educational classes, seminars, and workshops on such topics as parenting,...
October's harvest: Cucumbers   When are fresh Hillsborough County cucumbers available at local groceries and farm stands? October through December, and April through June What types of cucumbers are grown commercially here? Fresh market Where are cucumbers most commonly grown in Hillsborough...
  Red Tide Status in Unincorporated Hillsborough County Levels at the mouth of Tampa Bay range from Background (>0-1,000 cells/liter) to High (> 1,000,000 cells/liter), with the majority of the concentrations in the Medium Range (>100,000-1,000,000 cells/liter). Source: Florida...
Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 10, 2018) - Hillsborough County Extension Service, in partnership with the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, offers a wide variety of interesting educational classes, seminars, and workshops on such topics as parenting, youth...
Fun facts: Mangoes are the most widely consumed fruit in the world. They are related to cashews and pistachios. When are fresh local mangoes available at local groceries and farm stands? May through October, depending on variety, with the highest production in June and July. What types of mangoes...
Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 3, 2018) - Hillsborough County Extension Service, in partnership with the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, offers a wide variety of interesting educational classes, seminars, and workshops on such topics as parenting, youth...
Mosquito Management Services conducts treatments when monitoring activities determine that mosquito populations have reached levels that threaten the public health, incidents of mosquito-transmitted diseases have been reported in an area, and the nuisance threshold for the general population has...
Hillsborough County, Fla. (May 23, 2018) - Hunger doesn't take a break in the summer. Neither do those working to get food to the children who need it. Hillsborough County is once again participating in the Summer Food Service Program, which provides free nutritious lunches and afternoon snacks to...
May's Harvest: Peaches When are fresh Hillsborough County peaches available at local groceries and farm stands? April and May What varieties of peaches are grown commercially here? UF Sun, UF One, Tropic Beauty, and others Where are peaches most commonly grown in Hillsborough County? Throughout...