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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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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

03/18/2021

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COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs: Answers from UFHealth
  To download a PDF of this fact sheet, click here.

04/01/2021

Save Time and Money This Thanksgiving
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences It has often felt like time has dragged on in 2020, but despite all the challenges, time has continued to march on, and that means the holiday season is right around the corner. Thanksgiving is fast approaching; November 26th will be here before we know it

11/12/2020

Mother’s Day feature: Farming, and UF/IFAS, runs in the family
Ann Blount calls herself a “weekend farmer.” The Blount family’s 300-acre farm in Gadsden County can trace its roots back to 1908, evolving from shade tobacco to sweet potato fields, and eventually to its current timber, cattle and hay operation

05/06/2021

A Healthy Table: Virtual Cooking School
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have turned to cooking more meals at home. Preparing meals and eating at home has many benefits

02/02/2021

Breathe Into the New Year
Guess what, guys? We made it! We have finally put 2020 behind us and are now looking forward to 2021. I, for one, am hopeful

01/15/2021

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    Save Time and Money This Thanksgiving
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences It has often felt like time has dragged on in 2020, but despite all the challenges, time has continued to march on, and that means the holiday season is right around the corner. Thanksgiving is fast approaching; November 26th will be here before we know it

    11/12/2020

    Writing a Prescribed Burn Plan – A Review for Private Landowners, Webinar 12/3
    Join us for a review of things to consider when planning a prescribed burn as we go through the Florida Forest Service burn prescription form during a webinar provided by Tall Timbers, Florida Forest Service, and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The webinar will be on Thursday December 3rd from noon - 2:00pm central time

    11/10/2020