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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 - 4:30 PM Central

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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


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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


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


Lo que debe saber sobre los mosquitos y la recuperación después de un huracán
For the English version, please use this link Después de un huracán, las inundaciones y los escombros dispersos retienen agua y se convierten en criaderos ideales para mosquitos. "Lo más probable es que se observe un aumento en el número de mosquitos en las semanas posteriores a un huracán", dijo


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    What to know about mosquitoes and hurricane recovery
    Para acceder a esta comunicación en español, por favor utilice este enlace. After a hurricane, flooding and scattered debris that hold water are breeding grounds for mosquitoes


    Spotting scams after the storm
    After disasters sweep through an area, an unfortunate reality usually follows: fraudulent offers of funding and/or services to those regaining their bearings in the first hours, days and weeks of recovery. Heidi Copeland, UF/IFAS Extension Leon County family and consumer sciences agent and accredited financial counselor, says the best defense against scammers is to be cautious when