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. READ MORE
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.
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Day Two of 2022 Outdoor Adventure Camp led Holmes County 4-H to St. George Island. Mr. Chris partnered with several other Extension Agents from across the Panhandle to provide our 4-H crew with a day focused on marine biology.
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Day One of Outdoor Adventures Camp is a wrap!
Our Holmes County 4-H crew had an awesome day exploring at the Gulf Specimen Marine Lab. We learned how we can help protect Florida’s ecosystems. Our 4-H’ers had the opportunity to see and ... READ MORE
Holmes County 4-H recently kicked off 2022 Summer Day Camps with a Tailgating/Grilling Camp! The camp included a special guest and award-winning cook, Mr. Forrest Dilmore, who has competed in hundreds of cooking competitions and received well ... READ MORE
It’s that time of the year again for Summer Day Camps with Holmes County 4-H! There is a Summer Day Camp for everyone! The Florida 4-H Youth Development Program uses a learn-by-doing approach and caring adults to help youth (ages 5-18) gain ... READ MORE
Holmes County 4-H continues to grow! This spring, the Holmes County 4-H Garden Club has been busy learning about a variety of gardening topics. At a recent meeting, members of the Holmes County 4-H Garden Club learned about flowers commonly ... READ MORE
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have turned to cooking more meals at home. Preparing meals and eating at home has many benefits. When cooking meals, you can select the ingredients and choose healthy recipes lower in saturated ... READ MORE
We all agree that the last three months have been unusual and, for the most part, the majority of the population has done a great job of handling the challenging situation in the world fairly well, considering. I say this as I lead into the ... READ MORE
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically. Some farmers markets have closed. Sales through grocery stores spiked upward initially, but ... READ MORE
Make the pledge to Dine In on Tuesday, December 3rd. Dine In for better health – physical, social, and cultural.
Join families and communities across the country as they “Dine In” on December 3rd in celebration of home cooked meals. ... READ MORE
You can’t tell by looking if your food is done cooking. Using a food thermometer not only ensures your food is properly cooked to reduce the risk of harmful bacteria, but it also prevents overcooking. Check out this video for more information:
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