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UF/IFAS Extension
Calhoun County

The UF/IFAS Extension Calhoun County strives to reflect its rural surroundings by offering educational programs primarily in Agriculture, Natural Resources, Lawn and Garden, 4-H Youth Development, and Family Nutrition to help improve our lives, communities, and environment.

Contact

calhoun@ifas.ufl.edu
(850) 674-8323
20816 Central Ave E
Blountstown, FL 32424

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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High Fructose Corn Syrup: Saint or Sinner?
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences I was recently asked about whether high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) was a “good” or “bad” ingredient. The simple answer is that it is not that simple

11/09/2018

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2018 Baker County 4-H Holiday Bake-Off
The purpose of the Holiday Bake-Off is to encourage adults and youth to work together on a project.  This is not a traditional 4-H contest where a 4-H member must do all the work themselves

11/13/2018

Hurricane Recovery Community Resources
Our hearts are with those impacted by Hurricane Michael.  UF/IFAS Extension faculty are working to compile lists of recovery resources

10/25/2018

Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people

10/04/2018

Choosing the best credit card
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Make the Right Choice With the holidays fast approaching, it may be tempting to apply for another credit card or two in order to have a little extra money to cover added expenses.  However, opening new lines of credit just to increase purchasing power is generally not a good idea, especially if the impending credit card bills do not fit within the monthly

10/31/2018

After the storm, recovery begins
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences A Storm of Historic Proportions Hurricane Michael was a storm of historic proportions, slamming into the Florida Panhandle and wreaking havoc on millions of people across the Big Bend region. Now that the storm has passed, the hurricane recovery phase has begun

10/31/2018

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    Hurricane Recovery Community Resources
    Our hearts are with those impacted by Hurricane Michael.  UF/IFAS Extension faculty are working to compile lists of recovery resources

    10/25/2018

    Wells Water Safety after Hurricane Michael
    PSA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wells Water Safety after Hurricane Michael October 22, 2018 To be read on the air or issued in print. After a hurricane, is your well water safe to use? If your private well or septic system was damaged during the storm, your well water may be contaminated with harmful bacteria

    10/23/2018