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UF/IFAS Extension
Jackson County

University of Florida Extension in Jackson provides educational programs on agriculture, home gardening, natural resource management, food preservation and nutrition, family financial management, health and wellness, and youth development.

Contact

jackson@ifas.ufl.edu
(850) 482-9620
2741 Penn Ave. Suite 3
Marianna, FL 32448

Hours

Monday - Friday
7:30 - 4:30 PM Central

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Expanding Horizons and Instilling Work Ethics – Meet Jackson 4-H Volunteer Terri Hardin
“Saluting the hardworking volunteers of 4-H.” Jackson 4-H volunteer club leader Terri Hardin wears many hats

04/19/2018

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Yum & Fun at the 18th Annual Sweet Corn Fiesta – Sunday, April 29th
The annual South Florida Sweet Corn Fiesta is buttered with a family festival of children’s games, live music, competitions, and mouth-watering, locally grown sweet corn. The Fiesta is a great family event promoting Agriculture and Florida’s Sweet Corn Industry which annually produces over a billion ears of sweet corn

04/24/2018

Take the Diabetes Risk Test, No Needles Required!
Are you at risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes? The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) annual Diabetes Alert Day is Tuesday, March 27, promoting awareness of Type 2 Diabetes and challenging people to assess their risk for developing.

03/22/2018

UF/IFAS Extension Women Are Making History Every Day
March is Women’s History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the contribution and accomplishments of women across all aspects of our lives. At UF/IFAS Extension, women play critical roles in every program area, in every county across the state

03/15/2018

Thank You Farm Credit for Supporting Global Youth Service Day
Jackson 4-H would like to thank Mrs. Lesia Andrews and Farm Credit for their donations in support of our District II 4-H Global Youth Service Day project

04/19/2018

Donations needed for Global Youth Service Day (April 20-22)
Jackson 4-H will join with other counties in our District on April 21st to participate in Global Youth Service Day! We will be preparing Disaster Preparedness bags with personal hygiene items, such as the ones shown above. This project can double as a state service project and youth that turn in three or more project report forms will be acknowledged at 4-H U

04/04/2018

Local Events Calendar

    Upcoming Events

    Take the Diabetes Risk Test, No Needles Required!
    Are you at risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes? The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) annual Diabetes Alert Day is Tuesday, March 27, promoting awareness of Type 2 Diabetes and challenging people to assess their risk for developing.

    03/22/2018

    The Perils of Skipping Breakfast
    Importance of Breakfast   Why is skipping breakfast so bad? For many, the morning rush promotes the ‘grab and go’ method of breakfast, which tends to lean toward less nutritious choices. Even worse are those that completely skip breakfast

    02/05/2018