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UF/IFAS Extension
Holmes County

The UF/IFAS Extension Holmes County is the liaison between research conducted by scientists at the University of Florida and other universities and our local community.

Contact

holmes@ifas.ufl.edu
(850) 547-1108
703 B E Hwy 90
Bonifay, Florida 32425

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 - 4:00 PM Closed 12:00 - 1:00 PM for Lunch

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September is National Food Safety Education Month
Think you know food safety? Did you know that 1 in 6 Americans (or about 48 million people) get sick every year from food eating contaminated food, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention? Or, that 128,000 of those individuals requires hospitalization, and that some 3,000 die? September has been designated as National Food Safety Education Month?.

09/21/2021

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Hillsborough 4-H: Looking Four-ward to a New Year!
Hillsborough 4-H: Looking Four-ward to a New Year! Hillsborough County 4-H'ers are resilient!  With so many changes brought on by COVID-19, 4-H clubs held virtual meetings, club leaders made sure everyone participated and felt included, youth did social distanced community service projects, and clubs finally met face to face at the end of the 4-H year to finish projects.  After a mostly virtual year, what's next? Here are four ways

09/20/2021

The Rural Telehealth Initiative: Lowering Barriers to Health Care
For me, a visit to the doctor can be an inconvenience. Between fighting traffic, finding a parking spot, checking in and doing time in the waiting room, I usually have to carve out an hour or more of my day, all for about 15 minutes of quality time with the doctor

08/06/2021

Pan-European Commission on One Health
This month the Pan-European Commission on Health and Development sponsored by the World Health organization – Europe has released the results of a year-long research project on how to rethink health and sustainable development after the pandemic.   The report, titled “Drawing light from the pandemic – A new strategy for health and sustainable development”, starts from the concept of One Health and pushes it forward to include

09/21/2021

How to Root Prune and Transplant Field Grown Trees and Shrubs
Trees growing in the landscape or field growing in a nursery need special care when transplanting to ensure success.  Here's how to do it

09/16/2021

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    Confirmation Bias: Comfortable and Dangerous
    Confirmation bias is the human tendency to seek out and retain information that matches our existing beliefs. This type of bias allows us to streamline decision making

    09/16/2021

    One-on-One Financial Guidance
    Free One-on-One Financial Guidance UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County provides free one-on-one help with basic personal finance topics. We have Florida Master Money Mentors who can help you develop a strategy to reach your financial goals

    09/16/2021