Jackson County Extension

"The University of Florida Working in Your Home County"

850-482-9620
Office Hours:  7:30 AM – 4:30 PM Central Time
2741 Pennsylvania Ave Suite 3
Marianna, FL 32448

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Upcoming Events

2016 May

6 – AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE

  • Jackson County Extension Office in Marianna from 8:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with a one hour lunch break. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-AARP members. No tests are taken and participants receive a certificate of completion to present to their automobile insurance provider. Insurance discount amounts are determined by the insurance provider. Please preregister by calling 850-482-9620. Registration fees will be collected on the class date.

26 – Home Canning Basics, Pressure Canning

  • Pressure Canning Workshop, Thursday May 19 from 6pm to 8pm at the Agricultural Complex on Penn Avenue, Cost $10 per person. This includes all supplies. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Call 850-482-9620 to register.

21 – Herb Growing Workshop

  • The Jackson County Master Gardeners will host this event at the Extension Office, located at 2741 Penn Ave, Marianna, from 9 AM – 2 PM; Cost is $15, and includes lunch and supplies
  • Class includes care, propagation, cultivation, cosmetic uses and more; there will be hands-on activities
  • Lunch will feature herbal dishes
  • Pre-register by calling 850-482-9620 to reserve a spot

5/31 – Pond Management Workshop Series – Fish Management

  • A 2-part series will be held at the Washington County Agricultural Center, 1424 Jackson Ave, Chipley FL.
  • Each session will begin at 6:00pm central time and a meal will be served. To ensure we have enough food, advanced registration is strongly encouraged.
  • There is a $10 registration fee per session. To register, call the Washington County Extension Office (850-638-6180) or use Eventbrite for online registration. Session 2 attendees will receive a copy of Weed Control in Ponds a bound book sold through the IFAS bookstore.

2016 June

4 – The My Florida Home, A class for first-time homebuyers

Completion of this course fulfills the homeownership education requirement for SHIP and Rural Development programs. Pre-registration is required, please call the Jackson County Extension Office, 850-482-9620 to register. For persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations, please contact the Jackson County Extension Office, 850-482-9620, (TDD, via Florida Relay Service, 1-800-955-8771) at least 5 working days prior to the class so that proper consideration may be given to the request.

7 – Pond Management Workshop Series – Aquatic Weed Management

  • A 2-part series will be held at the Washington County Agricultural Center, 1424 Jackson Ave, Chipley FL.
  • Each session will begin at 6:00pm central time and a meal will be served. To ensure we have enough food, advanced registration is strongly encouraged.
  • There is a $10 registration fee per session. To register, call the Washington County Extension Office (850-638-6180) or use Eventbrite for online registration. Session 2 attendees will receive a copy of Weed Control in Ponds a bound book sold through the IFAS bookstore.

9 – Principles of Pasture Productivity

  • Principles of Pasture Productivity will be held in two locations; The Washington County Agricultural Center in Chipley and the Calhoun County Public Library in Blountstown. Each session will begin at 6:30pm central time. Registration for the series includes any/all of the sessions at both locations.
  • Focus – Timing and techniques for establishing annual and perennial forages, Characteristics and site selection forage varieties
  • Dates for the Blountstown location are:  June 9, July 21, August 25 and Sept 15; Each session will begin at 6:30pm central time. Registration for the series includes any/all of the sessions at both locations; to register, call the Calhoun County Extension Office at 850-674-8323, or register online at Eventbrite
  • There is a $25 registration fee for the entire series or $10 per session. Light refreshments and printed program materials will be provided.

14 – Principles of Pasture Productivity

  • Principles of Pasture Productivity will be held in two locations; The Washington County Agricultural Center in Chipley and the Calhoun County Public Library in Blountstown. Each session will begin at 6:30pm central time. Registration for the series includes any/all of the sessions at both locations.
  • Focus – Timing and techniques for establishing annual and perennial forages, Characteristics and site selection forage varieties
  • Dates for the Chipley location are:  June 14, July 12, August 9 and Sept 13; Each session will begin at 6:30pm central time. Registration for the series includes any/all of the sessions at both locations; to register, call the Washing5-ton County Extension Office at 850-638-6180, or register online at Eventbrite
  • There is a $25 registration fee for the entire series or $10 per session. Light refreshments and printed program materials will be provided

20-24 – 4-H Camp Timpoochee

28-29 – 4-H Grilling Day Camp

July 2016

5-7 – 4-H Junk Drawer Robotics Day Camp

August 2016

2 – 4-H Painting With a Twist Day Camp

3-4 – 4-H Sew Much Fun Day Camp

September 2016

1 – 4-H Enrollment for 2016-2017 Year

13 – 4-H Open House

20 – 4- H Awards Banquet

October 2016

13 – 15 Panhandle Youth Expo – Jackson County Ag Center, Hwy. 90

17 – 18 Sunbelt Ag Expo, Moultrie, GA

25 – 26 Jackson County 4-H Ag Adventures, Greenwood Research Unit

29 – District II 4-H Chick Chain Show and Poultry Judging Event, Holmes County Extension Office

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CEUs and Pesticide Exams

We now have free interactive pesticide training tutorial DVDs for Core and eight restricted use pesticide categories. They can be viewed for exam prep or to earn CEUs needed for license renewal. Web based exams are offered in addition to paper exams, the benefit being instant results vs. a paper exam which is mailed to Tallahassee for grading.

To schedule an exam appointment or to view our free tutorials to earn CEUs, please call the Extension Office at (850) 482-9620. For more information: CEUs & Pesticide Applicator information

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