What Will Happen to the Family Farm?

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The question of what happens to the family farm is often riddled with many emotional opinions.  So much so, that families may not communicate effectively about their wishes or plans.  Many life events can change the dynamics of a family farm.  Whether marriage, children, divorce, illness, retirement or death, significant events can require a plan …

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Holmes County Ag Joins Facebook: Panhandle Agricultural Connection

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Join Us on Facebook at the Panhandle Agricultural Connection. For up to date information on agricultural topics that impact you and your operation please like the Facebook page “Panhandle Agricultural Connection”. Our goal is to post current and relevant information that will help you take your operation to the next level. Posts include weekly livestock …

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Just Loafin’ Around Bread Making Basics Class – February 16

Join us to learn the basics of bread making, including using different types of grains. Tuesday, February 16 ~ 6:00-8:30 p.m. Bethel Baptist Church 1349 Co. Rd 173, Graceville Registration fee is $5 and includes class materials. Space is limited. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by contacting the Holmes County Extension Office, 850-547-1108, or …

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Cheesemaking Class – February 11

Making cheese and yogurt is a great way to use local ingredients, save money, and be creative in the kitchen. Please join us on Thursday, February 11, 6:00-8:30 pm, at the Holmes County Ag Center, 1173 E. Hwy. 90, Bonifay. Participants will learn to make and store homemade mozzarella, ricotta, cherve/fromage blanc, …

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Master’s Degree Earned by Nicole “Niki” Crawson, Extension Agent I, 4-H Youth Development, University of Florida/IFAS Extension, Holmes County.

Niki Crawson has served as the Holmes County 4-H Extension Agent with University of Florida/IFAS Extension for over five years.  She began her career with UF/IFAS Extension in 2007.  In 2009, she actually left the University of Florida position to relocate with her husband due to his employment with USDA, only to return to her …

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Permanent link to this article: http://holmes.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/01/28/masters-degree-earned-by-nicole-niki-crawson-extension-agent-i-4-h-youth-development-university-of-floridaifas-extension-holmes-county/

Rocket Stove Class – January 19

Rocket stoves are an efficient and alternative cooking method that can be used in emergency, disaster, and camping situations. The design of the rocket stove allows it to operate on about half as much fuel as a traditional open fire, and it can use smaller-diameter wood. Please join us on Tuesday, January …

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Sausage Making, Meat Smoking and Curing Class – January 14

Thursday, January 14 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Sand Hills Baptist Church 6758 Hwy. 77, Chipley (Bay County Line) This class provides a hands-on opportunity to learn the basics of sausage making, meat curing, and smoking.  We’ll demonstrate the entire process – what types and cuts of meats to choose, selecting your spices, food …

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Winter-Spring 2016 SHIP Homebuyer Education Class Schedule Now Available

The January-April 2106 Homebuyer Education Class Schedule is now posted on our website. Click here to view the updated schedule Please contact the Holmes County Extension Office, 850.547.1108 (TDD, via the Florida Relay Service, 1.800-955.8771) to pre-register.

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Celebrating the Inauguration of The University of Florida’s 12th President

You are invited to join us for the inauguration of Dr. Kent Fuchs, 12th President of the University of Florida, on Friday, December 4, 2015 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. CST. You will be able to watch live via video conference at the Holmes County Extension Center Conference Room as Dr. Fuchs is installed into office. The …

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Winter Supplementation Meeting

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As forage quality begins to slip into its Winter State, cow herd supplementation is critical to maintain the performance and production of your herd.  Please join us on Tuesday, November 24th at the Holmes Co Ag Center at 6PM for an informative meeting on Winter Supplementation.  Dinner will be provided by Anipro.  Hope to see …

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