Food Safety and Quality Program

Provides training which enables food managers and staff to offer Florida consumers food that is prepared in a clean and safe environment.  More…

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Ready for Northwest Florida Artificial Reef Workshop Feb 22 in Crestview

Researchers from University of West Florida recently estimated the value of Artificial Reefs to Florida’s coastal economy. Bay County artificial reefs provide 49.02 million dollars annually in personal income to local residents.  Bay County ranks 8th in the state of Florida with 1,936 fishing and diving jobs. This important economic study gives updated guidance and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/02/16/ready-for-northwest-florida-artificial-reef-workshop-feb-22-in-crestview/

Take Control of Your Finances

February 24, 2017, 10am – 11:45am; Presented by Dr. Marjorie Moore, UF/IFAS Extension Bay County

Location:  Bay County Library Meeting Room, 808 11th Street, Panama City

No Cost,  RSVP by February to 850-784-6105

Take Control of Your Finances flyer

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Great American Home & Garden Expo March 10-12, 2017!

The Great American Home & Garden Expo is only a few weeks away. Make plans to attend this free show which will feature vendors from home and garden businesses and community service organizations. As always, the UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardeners of Bay County will hold their annual plant sale and have lined up a fantastic …

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Understanding Florida’s Cottage Food Law

March 17, 2017, 10am – 11am,  Bay County Library  

Do you want to sell food at a Farmer’s Market or other location?  If so, this class is for you!    Flyer

Cost:  FREE!    Pre-registration is required by March 13th.  Call Extension office (850) 784-6105.   

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VITA – Free Income Tax Preparation

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance flyer

If you made $64,000 or less in 2016 you qualify for Free Income Tax Preparation.

VITA Location:  A.D. Harris Learning Village, 819 East 11th Street, Panama City, FL  32401 Hours of Operation: Mon. – Fri. 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Saturday – 8:30 am – 12:00 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/01/06/vita-free-income-tax-preparation/

Pesticide Training and Exams February 10, 2017

This pesticide training class is designed to serve as a review for exam takers obtaining either the Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance (LCLM) or Limited Lawn & Ornamental (LLO) pesticide licenses. CEUs are available for participants already holding pesticide licenses in various categories, however, they must attend all day to earn CEUS – we …

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Community Input Survey

Florida Extension is a partnership between the University of Florida and Florida A&M University to improve the quality of life for people like you through education. In the coming decade, decisions will be made by Florida Extension that influence you and your community.

We invite you to participate in our Community Input Survey as a way …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/09/30/community-input-survey/

Zika & Mosquitoes: What You Need To Know

Bay County has been added to the list of Florida Counties with confirmed cases of Zika Virus. This news raises many questions for residents and visitors to our area. For immediate information on Zika virus see the sites listed below: Florida Medical Entomology Lab Florida Health Centers for Disease Control …

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Grilling Safety

General safety tips for using gas and charcoal grills

Grilling safety

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/05/31/grilling-safety/

Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane season is here! Don’t wait for the first storm; plan ahead to protect yourself and your loved ones. More…

Disaster Preparedness

Weather Underground   

National Weather Service National Hurricane Center website:  http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/cyclones/

UF IFAS Hurricane Prep Poster

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