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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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Helping Kids Learn to Love Vegetables
Photo credit: Samantha Kennedy, UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County, Family Consumer Sciences Kids and Vegetables Kids and vegetables have historically had a love-hate relationship. It is not clear why this came to be, but it is clear many kids claim to dislike vegetables even when they have not even tried them

09/13/2018

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Edible Garden Workshop
Growing your own vegetables and fruits can be rewarding and healthy. Adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet can help reduce the risk of diseases, and gardening gives you an opportunity to exercise while enjoying Florida’s outdoor living

09/24/2018

Extension 4-H Summer Camps All Sewn Up
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences It was a busy summer at the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension office, offering a variety of day camps to youth 8 to 15 years old, in an array of topics. From computers and cooking, to gardening and sewing, our day camps offered a little something for everyone

08/02/2018

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

Hidden Household Hazards
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 30,000 people die each year in the United States due to unintentional injury within the home environment. An overwhelming majority of these are due to poisonings, falls, and fires

09/10/2018

Shopping Safely Online
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Back in June, I wrote about a variety of tips that can help consumers stay safe online. This month, I want to revisit that topic again, with a closer look more specifically at online shopping

08/15/2018

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    Extension 4-H Summer Camps All Sewn Up
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences It was a busy summer at the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension office, offering a variety of day camps to youth 8 to 15 years old, in an array of topics. From computers and cooking, to gardening and sewing, our day camps offered a little something for everyone

    08/02/2018

    Back to School Survival Tips
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences The new school year begins in Wakulla County on August 10, and back to school fever is in full swing. It is an exciting and often anxious time for many students and parents as they readjust to a more rigid schedule

    08/02/2018