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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.

(850) 482-9620
2741 Penn Ave. Suite 3
Marianna, FL 32448


Monday - Friday
7:30 - 12:00 PM Central 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM Central

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Jackson County Extension Office Change in Hours of Operation
- Due to county budget constraints,  UF/IFAS Extension Jackson County no longer has a receptionist. Starting Monday, December 5, 2022, the Jackson County Extension Office will be closed for lunch each day from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM


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This Thanksgiving, Thank a Farmer
This Thanksgiving Day, families and friends across the country will gather to show gratitude for our good fortune by sitting down together over a meal. Not just any meal, but a proper feast, with multiple courses, side dishes, appetizers and desserts


Jackson County Native Returns Home to Lead 4-H Youth Program
MARIANNA, Fla. – UF/IFAS Extension Jackson County welcomes Carly Barnes Montuani as the 4-H Youth Development Program agent


2022 Farm-City Awards Recap
A Farm-City Celebration has been held annually in Jackson County for 49 of the last 51 years.  The exceptions were 2001 when the Armory was not available after 911, and 2020 during the COVID19 pandemic


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    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


    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