15-Week America Save$ Challenge

Get involved in the 2016 15-Week America Save$ Challenge Turn your money goals and dreams into reality! What the Challenge Is All About Enroll in 15-Week America Save$ Challenge Enroll in America Save$ Receive motivational messages along with America Save$ materials via email Self-report weekly savings via spreadsheet …

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Beyond the Loaf Breadmaking Class – March 22

Join us as we learn the basics of making flatbread, crackers, hamburger and hot dog buns, and other non-loaf breads. Tuesday, March 22 ~ 6:00-8:30 p.m. Wausau Town Hall 1607 2nd Avenue, Wausau Registration fee is $5 and includes class materials. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by contacting the Washington County Extension Office, …

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Mix It Up! Convenience Mix Class – March 10

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, March 10, 6-8 p.m. CST, at New Life Fellowship Assembly of God Church, 695 – 5th Street, Chipley. Cost is $5.00, which includes course materials. Pre-registration …

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February 4-H Newsletter

  The Holmes County 4-H Newsletter for February and March is now available.  If you have not received your copy of the newsletter via email, please be sure to call the Extension Office to confirm your correct email address.  You may choose to download the electronic version at NEWSLETTER February 2016  

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What Will Happen to the Family Farm?


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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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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