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


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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Welcome to our New County Extension Director!

We are excited to introduce our new County Extension Director, Kalyn Waters. Kalyn began October 26 with a program focus on agriculture. She holds a B.S. in Animal Science from Oklahoma State University and a M.S. in Animal Science from University of Florida. Following graduation, she served as a Cow/Calf Field Specialist with South …

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Building a Pantry/Cooking with Preserved Foods Class – November 17

Tuesday, November 17 ~ 6:00 – 8:00 PM CST New Life Fellowship Assembly of God Church 695 – 5th Street, Chipley Join us to learn ways to use preserved foods in everyday meals and how to set up a basic, well-equipped pantry. Cost:  $5.00 – includes materials PRE-REGISTRATION is required – UF/IFAS Extension Holmes …

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Convenience Mix Class – November 12

Learn to make your own baking mix, one-dish meal mix, Cream-of-Whatever soup mix, and many others to save money and eat healthier. Join us on Thursday, November 12, 6-8 p.m. CST, at Eastside Baptist Church, 3385 Roche Ave. (Hwy. 277), Vernon. Cost is $5.00, which includes course materials. Pre-registration is requested – please contact …

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Peanut Butter Challenge through November 25

Did you know the average child will eat 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches before he/she graduates high school? Let’s keep children eating locally grown peanuts in healthy, nutritious, and YUMMY peanut butter. Join UF/IFAS Extension agents to help take a bite out of hunger! Drop off unopened jars of peanut butter to your local …

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Veteran and Small Farmers Workshop

Veteran and Small Farmers Workshop

Please Join Us! Launching and sustaining a successful business takes a wealth of resources. Attend this local workshop to become more aware of the resources and assistance available to veteran and small farmers. November 6, 2015 9 am – 2 pm Jackson County Extension Office 2741 Penn Ave #3 Marianna, Florida 32448 RSVP by …

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It’s National 4-H Week!!

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Did you know that 4H’ers are: 4x more likely to make contributions to their communities, 2x more likely to be civically active, and 2x more likely to make healthier choices.      

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Dehydrating/Vacuum Sealing Class – October 20

It’s time to move beyond jerky and learn how to preserve a wide variety of foods!                                                                What percentage of food is water? How much space can be saved removing the water from food? How much longer can food last if it’s dehydrated and vacuum sealed? Come learn how to maximize your dehydrator with …

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Solar Cooking Class – September 15

Making and using a solar cooker can let you have hot meals when the power is off, keep you from losing food, or just help reduce your cooking costs. We’ll demonstrate how to make a solar cooker, tips on safely using solar cookers, and even prepare food you can sample. Please join us Tuesday, …

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