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Gulf County County

From energy conservation to growing better tomatoes to helping youngsters develop self-esteem, University of Florida/Gulf County Extension Service offers a wealth of practical information for today’s families.

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gulf@ifas.ufl.edu
(850) 639-3200
232 E. Lake Ave., P.O. Box 250
Wewahitchka, FL 32465

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Main Office: Monday - Friday
Open to Public: 8am - 4pm Central Time
Satellite Office: 502 E. 4th Street, Port St. Joe, FL 32456 (days/times vary)

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Finding Calm in a Confusing World
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences We like to feel as if we are always in control of our lives, especially during a crisis.  Being in control provides us with feelings of confidence and strength, as if nothing could ever go wrong

03/23/2020

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04/02/2020

Credit Scores Decoded
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Most of us have probably heard of credit scores before, but how many of us actually know what a credit score is? And more importantly, how many of us actually know our own credit score? Lenders use credit scores to determine whether or not a person is a good risk for things such as credit cards, mortgages, auto loans, and even insurance.  In some cases, a

02/24/2020

Show of Hands: Extension’s Role in the 2020 U.S. Census
Among the many parts of our lives that are complicated by COVID-19, add the U.S

03/30/2020

Eat Right, Bite by Bite
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences March is National Nutrition Month. This year’s theme is “Eat Right, Bite by Bite

03/03/2020

High Blood Pressure: Get the Facts
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences In honor of American Heart Month, I wanted to share a few facts about high blood pressure. According to the American Heart Association, nearly 78 million people in the United States has high blood pressure (also known as hypertension)

02/24/2020

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    Credit Scores Decoded
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Most of us have probably heard of credit scores before, but how many of us actually know what a credit score is? And more importantly, how many of us actually know our own credit score? Lenders use credit scores to determine whether or not a person is a good risk for things such as credit cards, mortgages, auto loans, and even insurance.  In some cases, a

    02/24/2020

    Tea for Me, Please
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences For me, there is nothing better than a hot cup of tea on a chilly morning – or any morning, really.  The rich flavor and fragrant steam work together to perk me up and help me get ready to take on the day

    01/14/2020