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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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What’s in a Label?
For those of us who read food labels, grocery shopping can be a confusing maze of health claims enticing us to make what look like healthy choices. But, are these choices really healthy? When I noticed that my shampoo was gluten-free, I decided it was time to refresh my knowledge on food and product labels and figure out what is behind the label

03/01/2019

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Leon County Sustainable Community Summit
UF/IFAS Extension Agents and Master Gardeners of Leon County have partnered with the Leon County Office of Resource Stewardship to lead multiple educational activities at this year’s Leon County Sustainable Community Summit. The conference is breaking out of the indoors this year and will be held at the beautiful J

03/18/2019

Declutter Your Life for a Fresh New Year
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Start the New Year off Right! One of the most inspiring ways to start a new year is by clearing away clutter and starting off fresh with a more organized environment.  Decluttering can be a very therapeutic way to make a fresh start

01/14/2019

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

A Brief History of Our Sweet Addiction
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences America's Sweet Tooth It sounds a bit morbid, but a corpse’s teeth can say a lot about their life, including what they ate and the state of their overall health. Further, the teeth of someone who lived in the American colonies over 300 years ago may even reveal their financial means

02/22/2019

Checking Your Annual Credit Report
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences One of the best resources available for checking credit history is the credit report.  A credit report is a summary of a consumer’s financial history composed of data from institutions that report to the credit reporting agencies

02/04/2019

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    Declutter Your Life for a Fresh New Year
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Start the New Year off Right! One of the most inspiring ways to start a new year is by clearing away clutter and starting off fresh with a more organized environment.  Decluttering can be a very therapeutic way to make a fresh start

    01/14/2019

    De-Stress Your Holidays with these Smart Spending Tips
    It's the Holiday Season! The holidays are once again upon us. And that means holiday spending!  For many people, it can be a time of stress, frustration, and financial uncertainty as they drive themselves past their limits to try to make everyone happy and everything perfect

    11/27/2018