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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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Jackson County Extension Service Enters Phase 1 of County Re-Opening Plan
As a part of Phase 1 of the Jackson County Board of County Commission's Re-Opening Plan, the UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension Office is open to the public once again.  The Extension Staff have been working in the office throughout the Shut-Down, but have only been accessible via phone or email until recently

05/20/2020

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Jackson County Implements Limited Public Access Policy to Jackson County Agricultural Office Complex
The Board of County Commissioners met on March 17, 2020 and declared that Jackson County is now operating in a State of Emergency due to COVID19.  At this time, there have been no positive cases of Corona Virus confirmed in Jackson County

03/18/2020

Stress Management Tips for the Holiday Hullabaloo
The holidays are upon us! The holidays are a beloved time of year for many, but they are also a source of stress. Stress is defined by an individual’s values, beliefs, and perceptions, so it may look different to everyone

11/27/2019

Feeling cooped up in quarantine? UF releases new guide to raising backyard chickens
In the early days of the pandemic, as bare grocery store shelves prompted concerns about the food supply, many became interested in producing more of their food at home. Some flocked to local agricultural feed stores in search of baby chicks that would grow up to produce eggs fresh from the backyard

07/09/2020

Jackson County Extension Welcomes New Family and Consumer Sciences Agent
The Jackson County Extension Service is excited to welcome Terri Keith as the new Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. Keith will be providing science-based information from the University of Florida to help Jackson County citizens make wise choices about health and wellness, food and nutrition, consumer issues, and money management

04/15/2020

Dine In on December 3rd
Make the pledge to Dine In on Tuesday, December 3rd.  Dine In for better health – physical, social, and cultural

11/29/2019

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    Stress Management Tips for the Holiday Hullabaloo
    The holidays are upon us! The holidays are a beloved time of year for many, but they are also a source of stress. Stress is defined by an individual’s values, beliefs, and perceptions, so it may look different to everyone

    11/27/2019

    Simple Cranberry Sauce
    Cranberries were likely a part of the Thanksgiving tradition dating all the way back to the very first one. Native Americans ate dried or fresh cranberries and they used cranberries for dye and medicinal purposes

    11/22/2019