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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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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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Wakulla Extension 4-H Welcomes Haley Bare!
  The UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension welcomes Haley Bare as the new 4-H Program Assistant.  Bare will work with 4-H Agent Dr

01/19/2021

WHIP+ Application Deadline October 30
The deadline to apply for the WHIP+ program (crop losses associated with Hurricane Michael) is October 30, 2020. See the press release from USDA below for more info

10/16/2020

Pandemic eating among the food-secure: more comfort foods, but not a drastic increase
During the first three months of the pandemic, food-secure people did not change their eating habits very much, although some of them turned a bit more to comfort foods, new University of Florida research shows. The study also serves as a cautionary tale for how people might want to eat in future pandemics

01/05/2021

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

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

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    WHIP+ Application Deadline October 30
    The deadline to apply for the WHIP+ program (crop losses associated with Hurricane Michael) is October 30, 2020. See the press release from USDA below for more info

    10/16/2020

    Peanut Butter is a Healthy Snack
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences One of the most versatile, nutritious, and shelf-stable foods out there is peanut butter.  Thought to be first invented by the Inca in ancient times, a version of peanut butter was developed in the United States in 1895 by Dr

    09/24/2020