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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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Get Health Benefits this Summer! Focus on Fruits and Vegetables 
Want to get healthier this summer? As part of an overall healthy diet, eating fruits and vegetables, that are lower in calories, instead of some other higher-calorie food, may be useful in helping to lower calorie intake and lower body weight. Eating a diet rich in vegetables and fruits as part of an overall healthy diet may reduce your risk for heart disease, including heart attack and stroke

07/01/2022

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2021 Virtual Row Crop Update
Due to ongoing COVID-19 related restrictions, the Panhandle Ag Extension Team will not be holding our traditional Row Crop Short Course this year, instead we are presenting The 2021 Virtual Row Crop Update Webinar Series - a four part series with each session focusing on a different.

01/26/2021

4-H Leg: 50 Years of Giving Youth a Voice in Government
There’s a famous quote, often attributed to Mahatma Gandhi, that we must “be the change we wish to see in the world.” Few of us take the opportunity to meet that challenge

06/20/2022

Florida Farm Pests: Fruit Flies (Drosophila ssp.)
If you have seen flies flying around your ripe fruits, it is probably a fruit fly.  Drosophila (a genus of flies that includes the family Drosophilidae), also known as small fruit flies, are a common pest in Florida all-year-round

07/01/2022

Plagas de Las Fincas de Florida: Mosca de la fruta (Drosophila ssp.)
Si ha visto moscas volando alrededor de sus frutas maduras, probablemente sea una mosca de la fruta. Drosophila (un género de moscas que incluye a la familia Drosophilidae), también conocidas como pequeñas moscas de la fruta, son una plaga común en Florida durante todo el año, especialmente durante el final del verano/otoño

07/01/2022

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    Fertilizer RESTRICTED in Orange County 6/1-9/30
    No nitrogen or phosphorus fertilizers in Orange County landscapes 6/1 - 9/30 because too much of it ends up in our water. The reason we have fertilizer regulation is because water quality is measured and managed, and pollution levels are too high

    06/30/2022

    Remote work and circular health
    Remote working During the pandemic, tens of millions of workers, mostly office workers, were suddenly forced to work from home (WFH). In the beginning, there were many difficulties to address, especially when children were attending school online, houses were unorganized and families were unaccustomed to working in the same, often tight, spaces

    06/28/2022