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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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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

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Bone UP with Strong Bodies
Strong Bodies is a 12 week weight training program designed specifically to improve the health of residents by preventing or reducing their risk of chronic diseases like osteoporosis, high blood pressure, and diabetes.  Strong Bodies has been proven to help individuals improve arthritis symptoms, sleep quality, energy levels, and  bone density

08/14/2018

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

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

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

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

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    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

    The Wonders of Watermelon
    Oh, watermelon.  How do I love thee?  Let me count the ways

    10/24/2017