Tag: Family and Consumer Sciences

Pink Slime: University of Florida’s Dr. Carr Responds

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension Family and Consumer Sciences, Agent II There has been so much publicity lately about pink slime and its use by manufacturers in hamburger. Dr. Chad Carr, Assistant Professor in Animal Science… Read More

Coping with a Money Crunch

Consumer choice is a fundamental problem for all human beings. It is also a complex problem because there are many new products, services, and ways of doing things being developed all the time. It’s even more difficult to… Read More

Charge It?!

Credit Management When you hear people say “charge it,” “finance it,” “buy on time,” or “use a payment plan,” it is the same as “using credit.” Credit means buying something or getting cash now and paying later. When… Read More

Financial Security Webinar

AARP’s Financial Security Team will hold a webinar for couples, just a few days shy of Valentine’s Day! The webinar, Social Security and Couples, will provide information on Social Security benefits, how benefits may differ depending on whether… Read More

Is it time to ban the can? What is BPA?

By Shelley Swenson Family & Consumer Sciences Agent Is it time to Ban the Can? What is BPA and should I avoid it? Where is the research to support this concern?  Has it been suggested to you through your reading… Read More

SAVE THE DATE FOR “GREEN” EVENTS

By Shelley Swenson, Family & Consumer Sciences Agent, Wakulla County Extension 850-926-3931 Plan to attend two important Green Events: Interested in Green Cleaning products.  UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension and Sustainable Big Bend will offer a workshop entitled “Going… Read More

Got a Question or Comment: Wakulla Extension Is Here To Help You, So Ask Now By Clicking Here!!!

UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension is a federal, state, and county partnership throughout Florida, with the mission to improve our lives by developing knowledge in agriculture, natural resources, and the life sciences and to make that knowledge accessible to sustain… Read More