Mix It Up! Convenience Mix Class – September 16

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 Tuesday, September 16, 6-8 p.m. CDT, at Carmel Assembly of God Church, 1485 Carmel Church Road, Bonifay. Cost is $5.00, which includes course materials. Pre-registration is requested …

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Deer Nutrition & Management Seminar

food plot 2014

UF/IFAS Extension, in cooperation with FWC, is presenting a Deer Nutrition & Management Seminar. The seminar will address topics relating to food plots and perennial food sources as well as deer herd management techniques. Anyone interested in better managing the deer and deer habitat on their property is encouraged to attend. The seminar will be …

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Fall into Vegetable Gardening: September 9th, 16th and 23rd

One of the benefits of living in the Florida Panhandle is that we can grow vegetables throughout most of the year.  However, there are particular obstacles Florida gardeners face.

If you have struggled with vegetable gardening or would like to try it out but didn’t know where to start, Fall into Vegetable Gardening …

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Fall 2014 SHIP Homebuyer Education Class Schedule Now Available

The September-December 2014 Homebuyer Education Class Schedule is now posted on our website.

Click here to view the updated schedule

Please contact the Washington County Extension Office, 850.638.6265 (TDD, via the Florida Relay Service, 1.800-955.8771) to pre-register.

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Grill It Up! Beyond Steaks – Options for Beef on the Grill- August 14


Learn tips for grilling a variety of cuts of beef for delicious, healthy meals that are easy on the budget. Join us Thursday, August 14, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the Washington County Ag Center, 1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley. This hands-on program includes grilling tips, meat selection, and menu ideas.

Registration is $5 per person and …

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Sausage Making, Meat Smoking, and Meat Curing Class – August 19

Tuesday, August 19 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Holmes County Ag. Center 1173 E. Highway 90, Bonifay

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 safety and proper handling of raw …

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Fertilizer and Pesticide Training Schedule Updated


The pesticide and fertilizer license training schedule has been updated. Click here to view the updated schedule

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Core, Ornamental and Turf Pesticide Training & Exam July 31, 2014 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Core, Ornamental and Turf
Pesticide Training & Exam
July 31, 2014
8:00 am – 5:00 pm ***** 2 CEUs available in CORE and 2 CEUs available in O&T***** Location: Washington County Agriculture Center
1424 Jackson Ave. Chipley, Fl. Suite A
East Wing Conference Room


To Register Contact …

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Building a Basic Pantry/Cooking with Preserved Foods Class – July 15

Tuesday, July 15 ~ 6:00-8:00 PM CDT

Wausau Town Hall

1607 2nd Avenue,  Wausau

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 …

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Dehydrating and Vacuum Sealing Class – June 17

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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