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 June

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

16- Home Canning Basics, Water Bath Canning

  • Thursday, June 16, 2016, 6 pm to 8 pm at the Ag Complex on Penn Avenue. The cost is $10 per person. Join us for a hands-on learning experience as you learn the basics of water bath canning. You will leave with your own canned product. Space is limited, pre-register by calling 850-482-9620.

20-24 – 4-H Camp Timpoochee

28-29 – 4-H Grilling Day Camp – CANCELLED

July 2016

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

27 – The Great CEU Round-Up

  • The Great CEU Round-Up is a joint venture through the Florida Turfgrass Association (FTGA) and UF/IFAS that is designed to allow pesticide applicators to earn up to six CEUs.
  • The Jackson County Extension Office will be a host location and the all day program will be streamed online 8-4 EDT, (7-3 CST).
  • Register online and select Jackson County as your location, or pick up a registration form at the office that can be mailed in- registration CANNOT be done via the phone.

August 2016

2 – 4-H Painting With a Twist Day Camp

3-4 – 4-H Sew Much Fun Day Camp

11 – Peanut Field Day

20 – Home Canning Basics, Pressure and Water Bath Canning Workshop

Saturday, June 20, 9 am to 3 pm at the Ag Complex on Penn Avenue. The cost is $20 per person and this includes all supplies and lunch. Join us for a hands-on learning experience as you learn canning basics. You will leave with your own canned products! Space is limited, pre-register by calling 850-482-9620.

September 2016

1 – 4-H Enrollment for 2016-2017 Year

6 – 4-H Spin Club “Quilting Ag” Begins

A 4-H Spin Club is a club that is designed for a specific project and is short term. Our first project for the new club is entitled “Quilting Ag”, twice a month for 3 months the club will meet and work on their quilting project.  Meeting dates will be:  9/6, 9/27, 10/4, 10/19, 11/1 and 11/16. Quilting Ag

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 Skill-a-Thon 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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