Welcome to the Holmes County Extension Ag page. You will find information on Extension agricultural educational programs and information on a variety of agricultural topics. Please feel free to contact me with questions related to agriculture.
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Sea Grant is a partnership and a bridge between government, academia, industry, scientists, and private citizens to help Americans understand and sustainably use our precious Great Lakes and ocean waters for long-term economic growth. It’s a bond uniting… Read More
As Hurricane Michael was barreling through the Panhandle region, wasp populations were at their highest of the year. Winds and flooding destroyed many of the nests of paper wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets and now wasps may be… Read More
PSA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wells Water Safety after Hurricane Michael October 22, 2018 To be read on the air or issued in print. After a hurricane, is your well water safe to use? If your private well or… Read More
The observations I made of rattlesnakes is just that… observations, there is no scientific study I am aware that supports what I appear to have seen, but I have noticed it – more than once now. The eastern… Read More
Not much can make one happier that the warm scents of pumpkin spice, twinkling festive lights, and the joyous spirits that the holiday seasons bring many families. As the Thanksgiving holiday season approaches and we find ourselves dashing… Read More
Regardless of the age-old debate, “which came first, the chicken or the egg?” one thing is certain- raising chickens is a big responsibility. One of the most creative ways that some of our Florida 4-Hers are learning the… Read More
With only its second year under its belt, the Holmes County 4-H Youth Fair saw some very talented youth and exhibits on Friday evening, November 17, 2017, at the Holmes County 4-H barn. Eighteen youth ranging from age… Read More
In October, the Holmes County 4-H program was on the receiving end of a lesson on generosity when it received a gift from John Tate of the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office. Holmes County 4-H became the recipient of a… Read More
Holmes County 4-H has had many #TrueLeaders come and go through the program in the rich 75+ years that it has been established in our community. It is the 4-H lifestyle, a cyclical effect in which young people are… Read More
The goal of 4-H is to teach youth life skills. In so doing, we find that we also equip them with marketable skills, a sense of belonging, and a sense of self-worth, each of which makes them more… Read More
Have you enrolled your child in 4-H this year? Are you curious about what Holmes County 4-H has to offer? Was your child a 4-H member last year but has yet to re-enroll for the new 4-H year… Read More