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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Equifax Breach: How to Protect Yourself
  Photo credit: Judy Corbus The recent security breach at Equifax from mid-May through July 2017 exposed the personal information of 143 million people; this included Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and driver license numbers.  You may be wondering, “Am I affected?” and, if so, “What should I do now?” First, find out

10/13/2017

What's Going on Near You

Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show – February 14
Cattle ranchers, employees, and their family members are invited to attend the 33nd annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show, to be held on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at the Jackson County Extension Office, located at 2741 Penn Avenue, Marianna, Florida. Registration and the Trade Show open at 7:30 AM central time, the program starts at 8:15 AM, and concludes with a steak lunch

01/23/2018

Preparing for a disaster – Are you ready?
Preparing people, pets, livestock and horses for a natural disaster. If you have listened to the radio, watched television or visited social media within the last week, you are well aware of the damage inflicted by Hurricane Harvey

09/05/2017

State Fair offers more than the Midway
The Florida State Fair opens February 8 and runs through the 19th at the state fairgrounds in Tampa, Florida. The first state fair was held in 1904 on the grounds of what is now the University of Tampa

02/07/2018

How does your garden grow?
    #GRO1000 and #SMGFoundationGives Jackson County 4-H is working with students at Marianna Middle School and Jackson Alternative School to develop their School Community Gardens with Support from a GRO1000 Grassroots Grant from The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Grant program, which helps communities nationwide through garden, greenspace.

10/09/2017

Hurricane Preparedness
With another named storm following Hurricane Irma, are you prepared? Take the time to consider your family’s needs and make appropriate plans now. Having a plan alleviates stress and allows for more efficient preparedness on your part

09/08/2017

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    Preparing for a disaster – Are you ready?
    Preparing people, pets, livestock and horses for a natural disaster. If you have listened to the radio, watched television or visited social media within the last week, you are well aware of the damage inflicted by Hurricane Harvey

    09/05/2017

    Lifestyle and Health
    Every day people choose how they live. The foods they eat, if they exercise or not

    12/02/2016