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ASK SHELLEY: Prepare For Growing Old

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, by the year 2050 the nation’s elderly population will more than double to 88 million, and the more frail, the over 85 year population will quadruple to 19 million. Older Floridians, their… Read More

Take Advantage Of Curbside Recycling In Wakulla County

Be sure to check out this month’s feature in The Green Scene. It is been a number of years since our county adopted curbside recycling. Since then there have been thousands of pounds of materials that avoided the… Read More

Summer Opportunities for Local Youth TBA

  By Rachel Pienta Extension Agent II UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension What is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Service offering the youth this summer? The reputation of our 4-H program and of our camping opportunities is outstanding. Our… Read More

ASK SHELLEY: Does College Son Need Renter’s Insurance?

By Shelley Swenson Extension Agent III UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Here are some of the information requests I received this month and announcements of topics of interest. Phone calls and emails allow me to review topics with Wakulla… Read More

Improve Savings and Health With Minor Changes In Your Home

Be sure to check out this month’s feature in The Green Scene. Ready to make a few enhancements to your home to improve its overall performance? Improving the home performance through small increments or changes requires extended periods… Read More

Upcoming UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Open House and Master Gardener Plant Sale

Wakulla County’s winter gardens are almost done, with many vegetable plants bolting or sending up shoots to produce blossoms and seed.   At that occurrence, their value as a food source steeply declines. All the plant’s efforts are… Read More

Cell Phone Cleaning

By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Have you ever considered what your cell phone would look like under a “germ microscope”? You use your cell phone every day. It goes… Read More

Simply Sustainable Cleaning Tips

We all want a clean home, but it comes at a cost. There are several things we can do at home to reduce the impact to our pocketbooks as well as the environment, from using high efficiency laundry… Read More

Re-Discover Bread Baking and Jam Making Workshop

By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Re-Discover Bread Baking and Jam Making UF IFAS/Wakulla County will be offering two sessions on February 29, 2016. Session 1 at 11:00 a.m. and… Read More

Free Personal Finance Apps

By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Would you like to track your spending? Review your choices to see which best meets your needs. Click Here For More…..