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UF/IFAS Extension
Gadsden County

Operating as part of the University’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Extension serves each of the state’s sixty-seven counties by providing information and conducting educational programs on issues such as sustainable agriculture, competitiveness in world markets, natural resource cons

Contact

gadsden@ifas.ufl.edu
850-875-7255
2140 W. Jefferson Street
Quincy, FL 32351

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Beware of Holiday Scams
Beware of Holiday Scams It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year… for Criminals, Thieves and Scammers This holiday season scammers and identity thieves are hoping to take advantage of shoppers who may be too preoccupied with travel, gift-buying, and festivities to notice. Therefore, during the holidays, it is even more important to remain vigilant while shopping in stores or online

12/04/2018

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UPCOMING WORKSHOP: Homemade Holidays
RESCHEDULED! WHAT: Homemade Holidays DATE: December 1, 2018 TIME: 10:00am - 2:00pm LOCATION: Wakulla County Extension office, 84 Cedar Avenue in Crawfordville COST: $15/person **Bring in a paperback book for Operation Paperback and receive $2 off the registration fee!** To register, please call Samantha Kennedy at (850).

11/26/2018

High Fructose Corn Syrup: Saint or Sinner?
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences I was recently asked about whether high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) was a “good” or “bad” ingredient. The simple answer is that it is not that simple

11/09/2018

Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people

10/04/2018

De-Stress Your Holidays with these Smart Spending Tips
It's the Holiday Season! The holidays are once again upon us. And that means holiday spending!  For many people, it can be a time of stress, frustration, and financial uncertainty as they drive themselves past their limits to try to make everyone happy and everything perfect

11/27/2018

Extension Service Supporting Operation Paperback
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences What Is Operation Paperback? The UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Family and Consumer Sciences program is proud to announce its support for “Operation Paperback,” a nonprofit organization that provides free books and other reading materials to active duty troops, veterans, and military families around the world. According to the Operation Paperback website

11/26/2018

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    High Fructose Corn Syrup: Saint or Sinner?
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences I was recently asked about whether high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) was a “good” or “bad” ingredient. The simple answer is that it is not that simple

    11/09/2018

    Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP)
    United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service                                    Office of Emergency Management  Through the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP), FNS is able to quickly offer short-term food assistance benefits to families suffering in the wake of a disaster. Eligible households receive one month of benefits,

    11/02/2018