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UF/IFAS Extension
Jefferson County

The Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service conducts research-based educational programs in agriculture, horticulture, family and consumer sciences, marine interest, and 4-H youth development. Programs are designed to meet various age groups, economic levels and social situations.

Contact

jefferson@ufl.edu
(850)342-0187
2729 W Washington Hwy
Monticello, FL 32344

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Estate Planning Conversations during the Holidays
The holidays are a wonderful time and for some families, it may be the only time everyone is together. Having multiple generations together can make the holidays an ideal time to have some estate planning discussions

01/23/2018

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4-H Teen Retreat Weekend
  Are you ready to have fun?? Ready to see all your 4-H friends at an event where it is all play and little work? Well, its finally here! The event you all have been waiting for. A 4-H Teen Retreat!!! Come and escape reality on a fun filled weekend here at the camp we all love, Camp Cherry Lake

01/23/2018

Sticking to a Spending Plan
Recently I had the pleasure of presenting to the Getting Ahead, Staying Ahead mentoring group. In the Getting Ahead, Staying Ahead program the participants have already created a budget and I was asked to present on tips for sticking to it

01/23/2018

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

DASH Eating Plan
Have you heard of the DASH diet and ever wondered what it stood for? DASH stands for dietary approaches to stop hypertension (high blood pressure).  In our Keeping the Pressure Down classes, we talk about the DASH eating because research studies have repeatedly shown that the DASH eating plan will help reduce blood pressure and can also be used to prevent high blood pressure

01/23/2018

Overindulgence – How much is too much?
Recently, I participated in a parenting webinar on research that was done at the University of Minnesota by Dr.  Connie Dawson and Dr

01/23/2018

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    Sticking to a Spending Plan
    Recently I had the pleasure of presenting to the Getting Ahead, Staying Ahead mentoring group. In the Getting Ahead, Staying Ahead program the participants have already created a budget and I was asked to present on tips for sticking to it

    01/23/2018

    VITA Free Tax Preparation Offered at Jefferson County Library
    FREE INCOME TAX PREPARATION PROGRAM Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) The 2018 tax filing season is beginning soon and this year the UF IFAS Jefferson County Extension Office is offering free tax preparation at the Jefferson County Library.  This free Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax preparation service is called VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) and is

    01/23/2018