Flower Gardening in Florida


Check out these links to great information on growing annuals (typically last only one growing season) and perennials (typically last more than one growing season) in Florida!  These documents are provided by the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) at the University of Florida, so you know you can trust them.  They’re must-haves for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://calhoun.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/04/04/flower-gardening-in-florida/

4-H Chick Chain

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The 4-H Chick Chain is a program designed to help youth learn how to raise pullets (baby female chicks) into mature production hens to learn responsibility, record keeping, and communication skills. The culmination of this program is a show and optional auction. Members participate in workshops to learn how to care for their chicks and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://calhoun.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/03/16/4-h-chick-chain/

What do I need to know before I adopt/buy a rabbit?

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The following link will take you to the Florida 4-H rabbit project books on pet rabbits, rabbits for show, and market rabbits.  This is a great resource, because it is specific to your needs and has lots of pictures!  Once you click the link, scroll down and choose the link for the type of rabbit …

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Permanent link to this article: http://calhoun.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/03/15/what-do-i-need-to-know-before-i-adoptbuy-a-rabbit/

2016 America Saves Challenge

15-Week America Saves Challenge February 21- June 4, 2016 Challenge yourself to save money for a short-term goal over a 15-week period that starts during America Saves Week 2016. Register online, pick a Challenge plan (Basic Challenge, “Hard Core” Challenge, or any other financial goal of your choice) and track your progress. Submit your results …

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Permanent link to this article: http://calhoun.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/02/03/2016-america-saves-challenge/

Take A Bite Out of Hunger

Cute boy ready to eat a peanut butter and jelly sandwich on whole wheat bread

Join UF|IFAS Calhoun County Extension and the Florida Peanut Producers Association to help Take a Bite Out of Hunger by participating in a local peanut butter drive. We are competing against other peanut producing counties in the Panhandle for the most jars of peanut butter donated. Participate and help make Calhoun County a winner while …

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Permanent link to this article: http://calhoun.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/11/05/take-a-bite-out-of-hunger-2/

Bread Baking & Jam Making Class – Liberty County Extension

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Join the Liberty County Extension Office on Thursday, November 5, 2015 from 5:45 – 8:00 pm ET for a Bread Baking & Jam Making Class. For more information, call the Liberty County Extension Office at 850-643-2229 or email brinkley@ufl.edu.

Permanent link to this article: http://calhoun.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/10/22/bread-baking-jam-making-class-liberty-county-extension/

2015 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

2015 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday August 7 through August 16, 2015 Florida DOR TIP #15A01-05 Date Issued: 07/06/15 Tax Information Publication Notice to Businesses with Multiple Locations This publication is being mailed to the main office of your business. This publication was not mailed to each of your locations. Please be sure to notify all …

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Permanent link to this article: http://calhoun.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/07/30/2015-back-to-school-sales-tax-holiday/

AgSaves Financial Planning Workshop to be Held at Calhoun County Extension

In February, 93 people in the Agriculture Industry assembled to kick-off a new initiative called AgSave$ to bring personal finance education such as estate planning, succession planning, and protecting assets, to farmers, ranchers and agriculture producers in Florida. The AgSave$ program is a cooperation between Agriculture and Family and Consumer Sciences Faculty in the University …

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Permanent link to this article: http://calhoun.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/03/16/agsaves-financial-planning-workshop-to-be-held-at-calhoun-county-extension/

New Youth Agricultural Loan Program from Farm Credit of Northwest Florida

MARIANNA, FL (October 27, 2014) – In keeping with the cooperative’s commitment to support ag education programs and help rural America grow, Farm Credit of Northwest Florida has designed the Youth Agricultural Loan Program specifically to help active 4-H and FFA members to get a running start with their agriculture-related projects and future success. Farm …

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Permanent link to this article: http://calhoun.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/11/10/new-youth-agricultural-loan-program-from-farm-credit-of-northwest-florida/

Take a Bite Out of Hunger

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Join UF/IFAS Extension agents to help Take a Bite Out of Hunger.  Drop off unopened jars of peanut butter to your local UF/IFAS Extension office now through November 21, 2014.  All peanut butter collected will be donated to the Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center food pantry during Farm-City Week. For more information and other drop off …

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Permanent link to this article: http://calhoun.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/10/07/take-a-bite-out-of-hunger/

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