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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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Build Your Financial First Aid Kit
Back in April, I wrote about the importance of keeping personal papers and financial documents secure. I would like to revisit that topic, with particular emphasis on what is called an Emergency Financial First Aid Kit (EFFAK)

10/02/2018

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UPCOMING WORKSHOP: Fall Canning – Jams & Jellies
  WHAT: Fall Canning Workshop - Jams & Jellies DATE: October 27, 2018 TIME: 9:00am - Noon LOCATION: Wakulla County Extension office, 84 Cedar Avenue in Crawfordville COST: $15/person To register, please call Samantha Kennedy at (850) 926-3931.     Extension programs are open to everyone regardless of race, creed,

10/02/2018

CONVERSATION OF A LIFETIME WORKSHOP, Communicating about End-of-Life Issues
CONVERSATION OF A LIFETIME WORKSHOP , Communicating About End-of-Life Issues   September 17th, 2018, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Havana Community Center, Havana Florida Have you spoken to your family and your doctor about end-of-life issues? It is never too early to start the conversation. Conversations about end-of-life care are among the most important interactions families can have

09/04/2018

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

Helping Kids Learn to Love Vegetables
Photo credit: Samantha Kennedy, UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County, Family Consumer Sciences Kids and Vegetables Kids and vegetables have historically had a love-hate relationship. It is not clear why this came to be, but it is clear many kids claim to dislike vegetables even when they have not even tried them

09/13/2018

Hidden Household Hazards
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 30,000 people die each year in the United States due to unintentional injury within the home environment. An overwhelming majority of these are due to poisonings, falls, and fires

09/10/2018

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    CONVERSATION OF A LIFETIME WORKSHOP, Communicating about End-of-Life Issues
    CONVERSATION OF A LIFETIME WORKSHOP , Communicating About End-of-Life Issues   September 17th, 2018, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Havana Community Center, Havana Florida Have you spoken to your family and your doctor about end-of-life issues? It is never too early to start the conversation. Conversations about end-of-life care are among the most important interactions families can have

    09/04/2018

    Extension 4-H Summer Camps All Sewn Up
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences It was a busy summer at the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension office, offering a variety of day camps to youth 8 to 15 years old, in an array of topics. From computers and cooking, to gardening and sewing, our day camps offered a little something for everyone

    08/02/2018