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.
2741 Penn Ave. Suite 3
Marianna, FL 32448
Grazing Management – Making the Most of the Available Forage
As I travel around Jackson County lately I have noticed that pasture grass is in short supply on most livestock operations. The combination of flash drought (95-102° temperatures without rainfall) and little fertilization of pastures has taken its toll
Che Trejo wins 2022 UF Top Rancher Challenge at FCA Convention
UF/IFAS Extension introduced a new concept at the Florida Cattlemen’s Convention and Allied Trade Show, in Marco Island that was a big hit. The 2022 UF Top Rancher Challenge was a friendly, yet challenging competition that allowed participants at the Trade Show to test their knowledge of beef cattle, forages, weed science, veterinary medicine, and ranch management
What's Going on in Florida
Jackson County Bicentennial Celebration Festival – August 13
On August 13, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, the Jackson County Board of County Commissioners will host a Bicentennial Celebration Festival at the Ag Center located at 3631 US-90, Marianna FL. Jackson County was established on August 12, 1822, making it the third oldest County in Florida, and older than the state of Florida itself
Prepare for Hurricane Ian
SEPT. 26, 2022 (10 AM) -- Hurricane Ian is approaching the Gulf of Mexico and is on a path to impact the west coast of Florida
Row Crop BMP Farm Tour – June 30
Join us for our Row Crop Best Management Practice (BMP) Farm Tour on June 30th, 2022 from 8:00 AM to1:00 PM CDT. We will meet at the Jackson County Extension Office and travel on a bus to Melvin Farms and Baggett Farms, returning to the Extension Office for a sponsored lunch
¿Cómo desinfectar eficazmente un pozo de agua privado?
For the English version, please use this link La lluvia excesiva es característica de los huracanes. Cuando las fuertes lluvias provocan inundaciones en un área, es posible que el agua de su pozo privado no sea segura para beber debido a los contaminantes presentes en las aguas de la inundación
Fall into Fitness: Staying Motivated through the Seasons
Crisp air, fall colored leaves, pumpkins and apples all signal that Fall is here. As the weather cools down, it’s easier to take advantage of outdoor exercise
¿Qué debo hacer si mi pozo de agua está inundado?
For the English version, please use this link Los huracanes son una de las tormentas más poderosas de la naturaleza. Producen fuertes vientos, inundaciones por marejadas ciclónicas y lluvias torrenciales