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Kids explore a sea turtle’s world in new children’s book by UF faculty ……….
By November 25, 2017 Read More →

Kids explore a sea turtle’s world in new children’s book by UF faculty ……….

by Samantha Grenrock    GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida educator Maia McGuire has at least one tried-and-true way to get kids interested in science: big, recognizable animals that spark a child’s imagination and curiosity. McGuire, a Florida Sea Grant agent with the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension, used this strategy when she […]

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Why 4-H and S.T.E.M.? …………
By November 25, 2017 Read More →

Why 4-H and S.T.E.M.? …………

 S.T.E.M. is an acronym heard nearly everywhere in the realm of education today. by Melinda Souers   S.T.E.M. stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math and these are the key areas in which we are challenged to increase competency in our youth.  Our world is becoming more technology-based every day and the workforce of tomorrow will […]

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Gulf Coast State College presents two nights of student directed live theatre Dec. 1st & 2nd ……..

Panama City, FL – The Visual & Performing Arts Division at Gulf Coast State College is excited to present two nights of student-directed ten-minute plays. Six different plays will be presented each night and will be held in the Amelia Center Theatre Lab on Friday, December 1 and Saturday, December 2, starting at 7:30 p.m. […]

Agritourism in North Florida- an Emerging Industry ………
By November 25, 2017 Read More →

Agritourism in North Florida- an Emerging Industry ………

by Judy Biss The Ocheesee Creamery in Calhoun County Florida participates in the annual regional Farm Tour highlighting a number of agritourism opportunities in North Florida.  Photo Credit: Ocheesee Creamery It seems each weekend this time of year is packed with things to do outside; and for good reason!  The weather is perfect and the holidays […]

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Encouraging the Innovator Spirit in Youth ……..

“There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.” ~Hodding Carter   Provided by UF/IFAS   In an age where creativity is often pre-engineered through technology, it is hard to strike a balance between utilizing that technology and allowing our imaginations to flow […]

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Sealing Air Leakage ……….
By November 25, 2017 Read More →

Sealing Air Leakage ……….

Caulking around windows Reducing the amount of air that leaks in and out of your home is a cost-effective way to cut heating and cooling costs. Caulking and weather-stripping are two simple and effective air-sealing techniques that offer quick returns on investment, often one year or less. Caulk is generally used for cracks and openings […]

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Master Arborist training available Dec. 8th ………..
By November 25, 2017 Read More →

Master Arborist training available Dec. 8th ………..

by Sheila Dunning Have you ever wondered how and why most trees remain intact while others break apart?   Or have you wondered why that OTHER company gets more business?   You will come away from this detailed seminar on tree structure with the ability to explain how and why you provide certain treatments to your […]

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Dates on Food Packages: What Do They Mean? ……..
By November 25, 2017 Read More →

Dates on Food Packages: What Do They Mean? ……..

by Jackie HunterExtension Faculty, Youth, Adult, and 4H Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Date labels are common on many types of food packages. But what do they mean? Is it safe for you to use after the package date? Use the information below to help you decide which outdated foods to consume and which […]

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Norman Brown’s Joyous Christmas coming to the Mattie Kelly Arts Center in Niceville Dec. 9th …………
By November 25, 2017 Read More →

Norman Brown’s Joyous Christmas coming to the Mattie Kelly Arts Center in Niceville Dec. 9th …………

Dec. 9th at 7:30 p.m.    

What You Need To Know About Applying To College …………
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What You Need To Know About Applying To College …………

(NAPSI)—Many students and their parents may be surprised to learn it but college application season doesn’t have to be stressful. Here are some things students should know that can help. First, it’s now easier than ever for students to show their best work on the SAT. Accepted at all colleges and universities, the SAT measures […]

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