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UF/IFAS Extension
Holmes County

The UF/IFAS Extension Holmes County is the liaison between research conducted by scientists at the University of Florida and other universities and our local community.

Contact

holmes@ifas.ufl.edu
(850) 547-1108
1169 E Hwy 90
Bonifay, Florida 32425

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 - 4:00 PM Closed 12:00 - 1:00 PM for Lunch

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The UF/IFAS I.R.M.A. System
While Irma set her sites on the state of Florida, the University of Florida worked proactively to set in place measure to ensure that county extension offices, like the one in Holmes County, would have the assistance they needed, following Irma’s impact to recover and serve the needs of their county residents. In the uncertain week prior to the storm, the faculty and staff of the Holmes County Extension office develop the UF/IFAS  I

11/03/2017

What's Going on in Florida

On Earth Day, UF Researchers Say Conserve Water Now or Pay the Price Later
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida residents are using more and more water every day, leaving future Floridians with more expensive options to meet anticipated needs, according to University of Florida researchers

04/20/2018

Are Your Hands Clean?
It’s something we all hopefully learned as children and carry with us now into adulthood: washing our hands often and properly. But I’m sorry to say that we’ve probably all witnessed numerous instances of people leaving the restroom, coughing or sneezing, touching their cell phones or any number of other filthy surfaces, and then neglecting to wash their hands

10/24/2017

UF/IFAS Extension Women Are Making History Every Day
March is Women’s History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the contribution and accomplishments of women across all aspects of our lives. At UF/IFAS Extension, women play critical roles in every program area, in every county across the state

03/15/2018

2017 Holmes County Peanut Butter Challenge
Every fall UF/IFAS County Extension office’s across the Florida Panhandle take part in a Peanut Butter Challenge to help combat hunger in each county. Peanut butter is collected by the county office, then each ounce collected is matched by the Florida Peanut Producers Association, to double your impact! All peanut

11/01/2017

Spice Things Up With Alternative Seasonings
With today’s continued focus on healthy eating and the dangers of high blood pressure, seasoning and cooking with salt has decreased.  Alternative seasonings such as herbs and spices are excellent additions to any dish without the dreaded sodium

10/24/2017

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    Are Your Hands Clean?
    It’s something we all hopefully learned as children and carry with us now into adulthood: washing our hands often and properly. But I’m sorry to say that we’ve probably all witnessed numerous instances of people leaving the restroom, coughing or sneezing, touching their cell phones or any number of other filthy surfaces, and then neglecting to wash their hands

    10/24/2017

    The After-school Snack Attack: Strategies for Busy Moms
      With kids back in school, moms face a set of challenges that somehow seem new every year. One of those challenges is what to feed kiddos who race in the door hungry after a long day in the classroom

    10/24/2017