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UF/IFAS Extension
Bay County

The UF/IFAS Extension Bay County is a Federal-State-County partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences, and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible.

Contact

bay@ifas.ufl.edu
(850) 784-6105
2728 E 14th St
Panama City, FL 32401-5022

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - Noon and 1pm - 5pm
Closed for Lunch (Noon - 1pm)

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Safe Handling of Fresh Herbs
The aroma of fresh herbs in cooking transforms an ordinary meal into something extraordinary. Herbs improve the flavor of foods while at the same time they help to reduce salt, sugar and fat in dishes

06/15/2018

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Understanding Florida Cottage Food Law
Have you been told by family members or friends that you should sell your cookies, cakes or jams/jellies because they are so delicious? Before you venture into this endeavor, attend the upcoming Understanding Florida Cottage Food Law Workshop on August 3, at the UF/IFAS Extension Bay County office. Florida Cottage Food Law of 2011  opened many opportunities for budding food entrepreneurs

07/05/2018

Blueberries: A Healthy Fruit Sometimes Forgotten
Many fruits are available year round but summer brings a variety of different kinds of fresh fruits such as melons, peaches, strawberries, blueberries and the list goes on. But, have you forgotten to include blueberries in your diet? Blueberries provide many health benefits and are believed to slow disease progression, such as cardiovascular diseases, due to their  diverse range of phytochemicals

01/26/2018

Sanjay Shukla and UF/IFAS Extension Innovation
Innovation has long been a value embedded in UF/IFAS Extension programming. From our first days over a century ago to what we are delivering today, Extension faculty have been committed to using technology and innovation in the delivery of educational programs

06/25/2018

Aging and End of Life Decisions
Did you know that in 2011, the “baby boom” generation began to turn 65? By 2030, it is projected that 20% or 1 in 5 people will be age 65 or older. The “oldest old”, those aged 85 and over, are the most growing elderly age group

06/13/2018

Communicating with Parents about Finances
If you are like most of us, a discussion about money and inheritance does not always come easy and most adult children do not know much about their parents’ financial situation. No matter how old or young we are, discussing healthcare, disability, death and finances with family members now is a good idea especially while one is in good health

01/26/2018

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    Blueberries: A Healthy Fruit Sometimes Forgotten
    Many fruits are available year round but summer brings a variety of different kinds of fresh fruits such as melons, peaches, strawberries, blueberries and the list goes on. But, have you forgotten to include blueberries in your diet? Blueberries provide many health benefits and are believed to slow disease progression, such as cardiovascular diseases, due to their  diverse range of phytochemicals

    01/26/2018

    Beating the Barriers to Physical Activity
    Now that January is gone and February is here, you should have your exercise program well underway. Well, for some you have stayed with your exercise program while others have either stopped or never got started

    01/25/2018