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.
2729 W Washington Hwy
Monticello, FL 32344
Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm
Last month I shared Six Tips for Reducing Food Waste. I would like to continue on the theme of reducing food waste by talking more specifically about ways to use food scraps effectively to prevent them from ending up in the landfill
Support Wakulla 4-H in JUNE!
The reusable bag program empowers customers to make a difference in the communities they live and work in while helping the environment. With each purchase of a reusable Community Bag with the Giving Tag, customers can direct a $1 donation to support Wakulla 4-H in June! The specially designed reusable bags are from recycled
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COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs: Answers from UFHealth
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Tropical Fruit at a Glance--Lychee by Jeff Wasielewski, Laura Vasquez and Jonathan H. Crane Common name: Lychee Botanical name: Litchi chinensis Family: Sapindaceae Good varieties: Mauritius, Brewster, Sweetheart, Emperor About the fruit: The lychee is colored bright red and has sweet, textured pulp surrounding a
Six Tips for Reducing Food Waste
Food waste is a huge problem here in the United States. Here are a few incredible facts: Food is the most common solid source of waste in American landfills
Retirement Celebration for Mr. Steve Pigott
CELEBRATE 21 YEARS! WHO: Mr. Steve Pigott RE: Retirement Celebration WHEN: March 24, 2021 TIME: 10:00am - 11:00am WHERE: Wakulla County Community Center 318 Shadeville Road, Crawfordville, FL 32327 The Institute of Food and
Sago Palm Cold Damage
Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer Sago Palm (Cycas revoluta) is a common landscaping plant in our area and I have several in my yard. They are not actually palms, but members of the ancient Cycad (Cycadaceae) family
Tips for Teaching Children about Money
As parents or caregivers, one of the concepts that we need to teach to our children is the responsibility that comes with handling money. This becomes a valuable tool for them to use as they grow and develop into adulthood