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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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3 Creative Ways to Use Leftover Wrapping Paper
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Christmas morning can be a time of joy and excitement for many of us as we spend time with family and friends, exchange gifts, share a meal, watch Christmas movies, and maybe even sing a carol or two. However, it can also be a time of chaos as the floor disappears beneath an avalanche of wrapping paper, ribbon, and bows

12/10/2019

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Indian River County Extension Accepts Peanut Butter Challenge
By Yvonne Florian, Indian River Extension, Program Assistant and Christine Kelly-Begazo. Indian River County Extension has taken up the Challenge!! For the past few years, the UF IFAS Extension offices in the Florida Panhandle, where the country's second largest peanut crop is grown, have been challenging each other to collect as many unopened jars of peanut butter as possible for their local food

11/26/2019

How to Use a Food Thermometer
You can’t tell by looking if your food is done cooking. Using a food thermometer not only ensures your food is properly cooked to reduce the risk of harmful bacteria, but it also prevents overcooking

11/22/2019

CALS Graduating Student Profile: Marlena Moore
Marlena Moore always wanted to be a part of agriculture. With an affinity for numbers, majoring in food and resource economics was a perfect fit

12/11/2019

Deck the Halls Safely this Christmas
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences One of the most iconic symbols of the holidays here in Wakulla County and around the world is the Christmas tree. Each year, millions of people set up and decorate their tree with a variety of colorful lights and ornaments

12/02/2019

Dine In on December 3rd
Make the pledge to Dine In on Tuesday, December 3rd.  Dine In for better health – physical, social, and cultural

11/29/2019

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    How to Use a Food Thermometer
    You can’t tell by looking if your food is done cooking. Using a food thermometer not only ensures your food is properly cooked to reduce the risk of harmful bacteria, but it also prevents overcooking

    11/22/2019

    Simple Cranberry Sauce
    Cranberries were likely a part of the Thanksgiving tradition dating all the way back to the very first one. Native Americans ate dried or fresh cranberries and they used cranberries for dye and medicinal purposes

    11/22/2019