Tag Archive: Family and Consumer Sciences

Making Your Own Cleaners is Safe and Inexpensive

Many of today’s commercial cleaners are petroleum-based, which may have harmful effects on human and environmental health. But have no fear! On the market today are many wonderful “green” cleaning products that are planet- (and you-) friendly and can be found alongside their more conventional cousins in the cleaning aisle. These products are non-toxic, biodegradable, non-petroleum-based, …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2018/04/10/making-your-own-cleaners-is-safe-and-inexpensive/

You Make Me Sick

Being sick during the holiday season is no fun. Did you know the flu is not the only thing that can have you feeling under the weather? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2014/12/11/you-make-me-sick/

Thank you from the UF/IFAS Extension Northwest District

Thank You for a Wonderful Year!

As we come to the end of our 100th year of serving the citizens of Florida, the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Faculty located in the 16 county offices of the Florida Panhandle thank you for making 2014 another great year!

Extension has come a long way …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2014/12/11/thank-you-from-the-ufifas-extension-northwest-district/