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 January

13 – 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.

16 – Florida Bull Test Sale

  • NFREC Beef Research Unit, Marianna – 11:30 Lunch 12:30 Sale

21 – Panhandle Satsuma Meeting 

  • Jackson County Extension Office – 7:30 AM -12:30 PM

27 – Tri-State Cucurbit Meeting

  • Jackson County Extension Office – 7:30 AM -1:45 PM

2016 February

1 –  W.H. Neel and Cattlemen Scholarships due

2- Hearing Loss and Ear Problems Lunch & Learn

  • FREE Lunch and Learn Event featuring Dr. Angelo Consiglio, ENT practicing in Marianna. Dr. Consiglio will present the latest advances in hearing and ear problems. A FREE lunch will be provided as a courtesy of Jackson Hospital. Call 850-482-9620 to reserve your lunch and join us from 12 noon to 1 pm on February 2, 2016.

10  – Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show

  •  Jackson County Extension Office – 7:30 AM -1:30 PM – 31st annual event.  Presentations on beef cattle and forage management and a trade show of industry representatives who provide products and services to cattle producers

11 –  Row Crop Production Meeting

  • Jay Community Center, 5259 Booker Lane, Jay, FL – 8:00 a.m. – Lunch – Half day production update for row crop producers.

18 – Financial Theft Protection Lunch & Learn

  • FREE Lunch & Learn event featuring Chuck Hudson of First Commerce Credit Union, Vicki Fuqua, Marie Arick, Chief Hayes Baggett of Marianna Police Department and Larry Birge of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office discussing financial theft and how to protect yourself and your loved ones. Call 850-482-9620 to reserve your lunch and join us from 12 noon to 1 pm on February 18, 2016.

18-19 – Gulf Coast Agritourism and Ecotourism Business Development Conference

  • Target Audience:  Any agriculture (U-pick operations, fresh produce markets, corn mazes, pumpkin patches, etc.) or ecological (paddling, camping, fishing, etc.) tourism business owner or those considering similar business startups.
  • Time Frame: 10 am- 5:30 on the 18th, 8:30-1:00 on the 19th.
  • Location:  1 Energy Place, Pensacola, FL
  • Brief description: Join us for the 2016 Gulf Coast Agritourism & Ecotourism Business Development Conference in beautiful Pensacola, Florida. A dynamic group of speakers will be providing relevant information for your start-up, established business, or future plans. Registration is only $25!!! This is a  tremendous value that includes two lunches and all conference materials.

23 – Fed Cattle Show & Sale

  • Steer check-in on Mon, Feb 22, from 4-6 PM; Ag Center, Hwy 90, Marianna
  • Livestock Judging on Tues, Feb 23, 9:30-11:00 AM
  • Steer Show on Tues, Feb 23, 2 PM
  • Steer Sale on Tues, Feb 23, 7 PM
  • Click here for Show Rules, Schedule, Record Books, Scholarship applications, and more!

26 – 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.

29 – Pesticide Applicator Training

  • Target Audience:  Farmers and those interested in a private applicator license.
  • Location: Jay Community Center, Booker Lane, Jay FL
  • Time Frame: 9 am to 1 pm
  • Brief description: Training for those interested in getting a private applicator license or those who need private or core CEUs.  Cost: $5.

2016 March

3 – Row Crop Short Course

  • Target Audience:  Peanut and Cotton Farmers
  • Location: Jackson County Extension Office
  • Time Frame: 7:30 AM -1:30 PM
  • Brief description: Presentations on peanut and cotton farming and a trade show of industry representatives who provide products and services to row crop farmers.

16 – 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.

7, 14, & 21  – Beekeeping in the Panhandle Short Course

Target Audience:  Beekeepers, Novice to Intermediate

Location: County Extension offices across the NW District

Time Frame: 6-8 pm Central time, 7-9 Eastern

Brief description: Fifth annual interactive videoconference short course for all beekeepers with a focus on novice to intermediate knowledge of beekeeping.

2016 April

April 1 & 2 – 5th Annual Beekeeping in the Panhandle Trade Show and Workshop

Target Audience:  Beekeepers

Location: Washington County Extension office in Chipley Florida

Time Frame: 9 am – 2 pm Central time

Brief description: The Fifth annual Workshop and Trade Show will provide hands-on educational opportunities including interaction with expert beekeepers, open hive demonstrations, and more!

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.

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.

 

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New Options for Earning CEU’s

We now have interactive pesticide training tutorial DVDs, in many different categories. These DVDs tutorials may be used to prepare for the exam or to earn CEUs for license renewal. Approved categories include:  General Standards (CORE), Private Applicator, Ag Row Crop, Ag Tree Crop, Aquatic, Demo & Research, Forestry, Ornamental & Turf, and Right-of-Way. Appointments should be made by calling the Extension Office, at (850) 482-9620.

There are other ways to earn some quick, last-minute CEUs. The obvious option is to find and attend a class offering the CEUs needed. The next option, for those persons owning a computer with internet service, is to take advantage of CEUs offered Read the rest of this entry »

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