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Day-to-day life can bring complicated challenges involving relationships, work, health and nutrition, family finances, and more. Whether you’re hoping to improve your money management skills, optimize time spent with loved ones or lose weight sensibly, UF/IFAS Extension provides expert science-based guidance with publications, videos and in-person learning experiences. Classes are held at UF/IFAS Bay County Extension office, and many resources are available online, available to help you take the first steps toward your goals.

Food, Nutrition and Health

Food, nutrition and health programs offered through the UF/IFAS Extension Bay County office help individuals, families, and communities make informed choices about food and lifestyles that support their physiological health, economic, and social well-being. Principles found in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans are used for youth and adults.

Food Safety and Quality

UF/IFAS Extension Bay County’s Food Safety and Quality Program is dedicated to providing training which enables food managers and staff to offer Bay County consumers food that is prepared in a clean and safe environment.

Family and Personal Finances

The UF/IFAS Extension Bay County office provides educational classes, resources and materials to help people find information that responds to their issues during tough economic times.

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Power Outage PSA

After a hurricane, is the food in your home safe to eat? If you lost power, be careful: the food in your fridge or pantry could make you and your family sick. If refrigerated or frozen foods stay at higher temperatures for even a few hours,...
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Spreading the News: Peanut Butter Challenge

The University of Florida does not endorse any particular brand of peanut butter. Originally printed in the Lynn Haven Ledger Once again, UF/IFAS Extension faculty and staff will be...
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Abandoned Vessels: When Sailboats and Sunset Dreams become Nightmares!

Originally printed in the Lynn Haven Ledger September 21, 2018 The serene allure of life at sea fishing or sailing on Bay County’s sparkling emerald waters is enticing. These inspiring...
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