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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.

Contact

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

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 4pm

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A Healthy Table: Virtual Cooking School
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have turned to cooking more meals at home. Preparing meals and eating at home has many benefits

02/02/2021

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Fall CEU Classes – Sign Up Now
Need CEUs to keep your pesticide applicator's license current and don't like the idea of watching online videos? You're in luck, there will be a series of in-person CEU classes taught this fall at the Washington County Ag Center. Due to COVID related restrictions, the number of class participants will be strictly limited to 9 individuals per class and advanced registration (online only, links below) and payment are required - no

08/31/2020

After a Hurricane – Keep Food Safety in Mind
By:  Kendra Zamojski and Laurie Osgood If you lost power or your home was damaged by flooding, the food or water in your home could make you and your family sick. Fridge and Freezer Food Safety After only a few hours without electricity, refrigerated or frozen foods can reach a temperature that can make your food unsafe to eat

09/18/2020

Mother’s Day feature: Farming, and UF/IFAS, runs in the family
Ann Blount calls herself a “weekend farmer.” The Blount family’s 300-acre farm in Gadsden County can trace its roots back to 1908, evolving from shade tobacco to sweet potato fields, and eventually to its current timber, cattle and hay operation

05/06/2021

Writing a Prescribed Burn Plan – A Review for Private Landowners, Webinar 12/3
Join us for a review of things to consider when planning a prescribed burn as we go through the Florida Forest Service burn prescription form during a webinar provided by Tall Timbers, Florida Forest Service, and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The webinar will be on Thursday December 3rd from noon - 2:00pm central time

11/10/2020

WHIP+ Application Deadline October 30
The deadline to apply for the WHIP+ program (crop losses associated with Hurricane Michael) is October 30, 2020. See the press release from USDA below for more info

10/16/2020

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    After a Hurricane – Keep Food Safety in Mind
    By:  Kendra Zamojski and Laurie Osgood If you lost power or your home was damaged by flooding, the food or water in your home could make you and your family sick. Fridge and Freezer Food Safety After only a few hours without electricity, refrigerated or frozen foods can reach a temperature that can make your food unsafe to eat

    09/18/2020

    Dine In on December 3rd
    Make the pledge to Dine In on Tuesday, December 3rd.  Dine In for better health – physical, social, and cultural

    11/29/2019