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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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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

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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

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

Pandemic eating among the food-secure: more comfort foods, but not a drastic increase
During the first three months of the pandemic, food-secure people did not change their eating habits very much, although some of them turned a bit more to comfort foods, new University of Florida research shows. The study also serves as a cautionary tale for how people might want to eat in future pandemics

01/05/2021

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

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

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    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

    How to Use a Food Thermometer
    You can’t tell by looking if your food is done cooking. Using a food thermometer not only ensures your food is properly cooked to reduce the risk of harmful bacteria, but it also prevents overcooking

    11/22/2019