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UF/IFAS Extension
Washington County

We're your front door to the University of Florida. Our extension programs include 4-H, agriculture, natural resources, horticulture and family and consumer sciences. Research-based & non-biased solutions for your life.

Contact

washington@ifas.ufl.edu
(850) 638-6180
1424 Jackson Ave Suite A
Chipley, FL 32428

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 4pm

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Spring Clean Your Finances
Just like your home, finances need regular “cleaning” and maintenance. Plan time this spring to focus on financial tasks

04/10/2019

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Summer Vegetables Pressure Canning Class
Carrots, peppers, okra - oh my! What are you going to do with all of those garden veggies this summer? Preserve them of course! Food preservation is a nutritious and economical way to turn fresh foods into pantry staples. This workshop will teach you the science behind safe food preservation and the proper method of canning low acid foods with a pressure canning demonstration

06/03/2019

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

Eight Months Later, Reflecting on Hurricane Michael and UF/IFAS Extension’s Role in Recovery
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- As each June brings a new hurricane season, the people of Florida begin to ready themselves for any storm that may target the state’s shorelines

06/13/2019

Get a Jump Start on Your Spring Cleaning
I love spring cleaning. Well, I love spring

03/20/2019

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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    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

    Sassafras Was Once The Base For Root Beer
    By, Les Harrison Sassafras Albidum Sassafras albidum is a deciduous native with a long history of multiple uses in panhandle Florida and far beyond.  Leaves of this tree have turned up in the fossil record from eons ago

    08/10/2018