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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.

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

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Monday - Friday
8am - 4pm

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Make Saving a Lifelong Habit
by Samantha Kennedy According to the Federal Reserve, most Americans do not have enough money saved to even cover a $400 emergency.  Many factors contribute to this lack of savings, such as low income, high debt, and unexpected expenses, which can be difficult to control

04/14/2018

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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

Winterize Your Home and Electric Bill
We have recently gotten a taste of what our neighbors to the north typically experience this time of year - frigid temperatures!  As the mercury plummets, utility bills move in the opposite direction.  Winter is not over yet so follow these easy steps to save money on your electric bill during the next cold snap: Set your thermostat to 68 degrees F or lower in the winter

02/03/2018

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

Homemade Cleaners are Safe and Inexpensive
Ever thought about making your own homemade cleaners?  You should!  Many of today’s commercial cleaners are petroleum-based, which may have harmful effects on human  and environmental health. But have no fear! On the market today are many wonderful “green” cleaning products that are planet- (and you-) friendly and can be found alongside their more conventional  cousins in the cleaning aisle

04/11/2018

Florida Saves Week: Build Your Savings a Little at a Time
It’s tax time, and many of us will be seeing refund checks soon—time to celebrate! Now, what are you going to do with all that extra cash? Maybe you have some bills to take care of, and it’s certainly a good idea to get those off your plate. But after that, let’s say you have some money left over

02/27/2018

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    Winterize Your Home and Electric Bill
    We have recently gotten a taste of what our neighbors to the north typically experience this time of year - frigid temperatures!  As the mercury plummets, utility bills move in the opposite direction.  Winter is not over yet so follow these easy steps to save money on your electric bill during the next cold snap: Set your thermostat to 68 degrees F or lower in the winter

    02/03/2018

    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