4-H After School Day Camp – Class 3


4-H Mother’s Day Craft Children ages 8 – 14 are invited to join Calhoun County 4-H after school on May 6, 2014 from 3-5 pm and make a paper plate flower for Mom. This is an easy spring craft that allows lots of individual expression and creativity. Class will be held at the Extension Office …

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Calhoun Outdoor Life Series: Bucket, Birds and Butterflies

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Celebrate Spring with the Calhoun County 4-H and learn how to enjoy the outdoors in your own backyard!  Individuals and families are invited to attend this three class series at the Calhoun County Extension Office: Container Gardening:  April 3, 2014 (5-7 pm CDT) Cavity-Nesting Birds – April 10, 2014 (5-7 pm CDT Butterfly Gardening – …

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Florida Master Gardener program being offered in Calhoun & Liberty counties

Meeting planned for April 14th The UF/IFAS Extension Calhoun County, FAMU, and the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement Community Outreach Wellness Initiative (FaithHealthEdEcon—CalhounLiberty) are partnering to offer the Florida Master Gardener Certification Program for both Calhoun and Liberty Counties. A Master Gardener informational meeting will be held Monday night, April 14, at 6:00 p.m. central time, at …

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Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Confernce


Embrace opportunities and boost profits by attending the 6th Annual Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference. Join us August 1-2, 2014 in Kissimmee, Florida for farm tours, a trade show, networking opportunities, live plant and animal demonstrations, hands-on workshops, and delicious locally-grown food! Don’t miss this chance to learn more about pest management, plant …

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Calhoun County 4-H After School Day Camp – Class 2

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Watch It Grow Seed Pot (Pollinator Class) Kids, ages 8 – 14, get to play in the dirt as they learn about plant pollinators and their importance to plant life.  They will decorate, plant, and take home a Watch It Grow Seed Pot. When:  March 18, 2014 Time:   3:00 – 5:00 pm Central Time Where:  …

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Calhoun County Master Gardener “Spring Cleaning” Day

 Calhoun County Extension Master Gardeners are invited to join us for “Spring Cleaning” day for the Extension Office Container Gardens.  The Calhoun County Sheriff and the Board of County Commissioners were gracious in providing labor and materials to elevate the containers.  Now, it is our turn to bring them to life.  If you can spruce …

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Dogwood Trees for Sale

Calhoun County 4-H and Keep Calhoun County Beautiful, Inc. are selling Dogwood Trees throughout the month of February 2014.  The cost is $1.00 each or 6 trees for $5.00.  The trees are located at the Calhoun County Extension Office in Blountstown, FL.  For more information, please call Peg at 850-674-8323.

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UF/IFAS Shiitake Mushroom Workshop

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Learn everything you need to know to grow delicious Shiitake Mushrooms at this hands-on workshop offered at the Calhoun County Extension Office from 10:00 am until 12: noon Central Time on Saturday, March 1, 2014.  Everyone takes home a mushroom log they have prepared themselves.  Registration fee for the class is $10.00 which covers the …

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UF/IFAS Extension 2014 Beekeeping in the Panhandle Short Course

 The UF/IFAS Panhandle Agriculture Team is pleased to offer a Beekeeping Short-Course in February and March, 2014.  The classes will be offered via interactive video conference at Extension Offices across the Panhandle.  There will be four 2-hour classes held at your local Extension Office from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Central Time, and one local …

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