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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 COVID19 Business Support Grant Program
Opportunity Florida, on behalf of Jackson County, will be accepting grant applications from businesses that have been financially impacted by COVID-19 (farms and agricultural businesses are included).  The funding for these grants has been awarded to the County through the CARES Act 2020 from the federal government via the State of

09/10/2020

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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

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

Home-grown lettuce for the holidays
Set it and forget it…until the holidays. UF/IFAS Extension will teach you how to grow greens just in time to serve at your holiday meal

11/18/2020

Celebrate Watermelons!
Watermelon is a tasty treat so celebrating watermelons in August sounds like a great reason to break out all the delicious and healthy watermelon recipes I’ve been saving—like this one for Watermelon Limeade. Did you know that eating watermelon provides your body with Vitamins A, B6, C and potassium? Red watermelons are also a good source of lycopene

08/26/2020

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

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    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

    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