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UF/IFAS Extension
Washington County

We're your front door to the University of Florida. Our extension programs include 4-H, agriculture, natural resources, horticulture and family and consumer sciences. Research-based & non-biased solutions for your life.

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washington@ifas.ufl.edu
(850) 638-6180
1424 Jackson Ave Suite A
Chipley, FL 32428

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Monday - Friday
8am - 4pm

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Stop the Robocall Madness
I know I am not the only one fed up with the robocall madness. I no longer answer calls from numbers I do not recognize, and I block known scam numbers

06/21/2019

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NFREC Beef & Forage Field Day – March 15
The Panhandle Ag Extension Team will be hosting the Beef & Forage Field Day on Friday, March 15, at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef Unit near Greenwood, Florida.  The field day will include a one hour registration period with an opportunity to visit with sponsoring organizations that provide products and services to ranchers in the region

02/21/2019

What’s in a Label?
For those of us who read food labels, grocery shopping can be a confusing maze of health claims enticing us to make what look like healthy choices. But, are these choices really healthy? When I noticed that my shampoo was gluten-free, I decided it was time to refresh my knowledge on food and product labels and figure out what is behind the label

03/01/2019

Food safety: Dine outdoors, minus the dangers
Who doesn’t enjoy a summer picnic or barbecue with family and friends? Summer is a great time to get outside and enjoy these warm weather events but these events also present opportunities for foodborne bacteria to thrive. As our food heats up with summer temperatures, bacteria multiply rapidly

06/19/2019

Spring Clean Your Finances
Just like your home, finances need regular “cleaning” and maintenance. Plan time this spring to focus on financial tasks

04/10/2019

Get a Jump Start on Your Spring Cleaning
I love spring cleaning. Well, I love spring

03/20/2019

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    What’s in a Label?
    For those of us who read food labels, grocery shopping can be a confusing maze of health claims enticing us to make what look like healthy choices. But, are these choices really healthy? When I noticed that my shampoo was gluten-free, I decided it was time to refresh my knowledge on food and product labels and figure out what is behind the label

    03/01/2019

    Wells Water Safety after Hurricane Michael
    PSA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wells Water Safety after Hurricane Michael October 22, 2018 To be read on the air or issued in print. After a hurricane, is your well water safe to use? If your private well or septic system was damaged during the storm, your well water may be contaminated with harmful bacteria

    10/23/2018