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UF/IFAS Extension
Jefferson County

The Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service conducts research-based educational programs in agriculture, horticulture, family and consumer sciences, marine interest, and 4-H youth development. Programs are designed to meet various age groups, economic levels and social situations.

Contact

jefferson@ufl.edu
(850)342-0187
2729 W Washington Hwy
Monticello, FL 32344

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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De-Stress Your Holidays with these Smart Spending Tips
It's the Holiday Season! The holidays are once again upon us. And that means holiday spending!  For many people, it can be a time of stress, frustration, and financial uncertainty as they drive themselves past their limits to try to make everyone happy and everything perfect

11/27/2018

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UPCOMING WORKSHOP: Homemade Holidays
RESCHEDULED! WHAT: Homemade Holidays DATE: December 1, 2018 TIME: 10:00am - 2:00pm LOCATION: Wakulla County Extension office, 84 Cedar Avenue in Crawfordville COST: $15/person **Bring in a paperback book for Operation Paperback and receive $2 off the registration fee!** To register, please call Samantha Kennedy at (850).

11/26/2018

Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP)
United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service                                    Office of Emergency Management  Through the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP), FNS is able to quickly offer short-term food assistance benefits to families suffering in the wake of a disaster. Eligible households receive one month of benefits,

11/02/2018

Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people

10/04/2018

Extension Service Supporting Operation Paperback
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences What Is Operation Paperback? The UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Family and Consumer Sciences program is proud to announce its support for “Operation Paperback,” a nonprofit organization that provides free books and other reading materials to active duty troops, veterans, and military families around the world. According to the Operation Paperback website

11/26/2018

High Fructose Corn Syrup: Saint or Sinner?
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences I was recently asked about whether high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) was a “good” or “bad” ingredient. The simple answer is that it is not that simple

11/09/2018

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    Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP)
    United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service                                    Office of Emergency Management  Through the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP), FNS is able to quickly offer short-term food assistance benefits to families suffering in the wake of a disaster. Eligible households receive one month of benefits,

    11/02/2018

    Choosing the best credit card
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Make the Right Choice With the holidays fast approaching, it may be tempting to apply for another credit card or two in order to have a little extra money to cover added expenses.  However, opening new lines of credit just to increase purchasing power is generally not a good idea, especially if the impending credit card bills do not fit within the monthly

    10/31/2018