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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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Ancient Grains Explained
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences There are always a number of nutritional trends out there, with a new one emerging nearly every day. Some of the more recent trends include the increased consumption of “superfoods” such as acai berries, pomegranate juice, and kale

10/09/2019

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Orange County Adopt-A-Tree Program
Trees are so cool! Not only do they provide shade and oxygen but many other benefits as well. From reducing energy use and improving water management to providing wildlife habitats and improved well-being for humans, trees are an important and necessary asset to our lives and communities

10/15/2019

Plan Ahead for Back to School Savings
It’s still the dog days of summer so it’s hard to believe that the first day of school is right around the corner. Soon, the kids will be wrapping up the lazy days of summer and the fun of summer camps and family vacations to prepare for the back to school routine

07/31/2019

UF/IFAS Experts Help Farmers Cope with Mental Stress
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla --- When some people think of a farmer, they conjure an image of a stoic, tough-as-nails figure – one who can cope with any hardship

10/03/2019

Eating Healthy on the Go
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Too Busy to Eat Healthy? Nonsense! The key to eating healthy on the go is planning ahead. With proper planning, it is easy to incorporate healthy food choices into a hectic lifestyle

09/16/2019

Prepping Pets for an Emergency
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Create an Emergency Pet Supply Kit There are still three months left in hurricane season, and now that Hurricane Dorian has come and gone from Florida, it is time to revisit our emergency plans and procedures. Regardless of how quiet the season has been so far, it is not over yet, and it is important to have a disaster preparedness plan in place so we are ready

09/06/2019

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    Plan Ahead for Back to School Savings
    It’s still the dog days of summer so it’s hard to believe that the first day of school is right around the corner. Soon, the kids will be wrapping up the lazy days of summer and the fun of summer camps and family vacations to prepare for the back to school routine

    07/31/2019

    Sunscreen Made Simple
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences The sun is already scorching here in Wakulla County and it is not even officially summer yet. It is a constant and relentless companion when we are outside, pushing temperatures into the mid to upper 90s and, if we are not careful, damaging our skin

    06/28/2019