Jackson County Extension

"The University of Florida Working in Your Home County"

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

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Clover Club News January 2015 Updates

Happy New Year!
The 2015 4-H Year is off to a great start. Please take a few minutes to review the following important information and updates.

January 2015 Clover Club News Updates

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Upcoming Events

2015 February

11 – 2015 Beef Conference & Trade Show - “Investing in the Future of your Herd” – Jackson County Conference Center (Extension Office); Cost is $5 at the door; 7:30 AM registration and Trade Show opens; program ends at noon, followed by lunch and final session of the Trade Show
17 – Jackson County Fed Cattle Show & Sale – Jackson County Agriculture Center (Highway 90); 11 steers will compete for the title of Grand Champion Steer; 4-H and FFA members will also compete in the Showmanship and the Beef Judging contests and, at 6:30 PM, champions will be recognized and awards presented for Gain-in-Weight; buyer registration for the Sale will begin at 6:30 PM, with the Sale commencing at 7:00 PM  **The 4-H Livestock Club will be offering a Pulled Pork BBQ Plate dinner w/2 side dishes for $8 from 4:30-6:30 PM.   All proceeds go to the 4-H Livestock Club for sponsoring future club events.**
20 – CORE Pesticide Training – FAMU Research & Education Center, Quincy; registration opens at 8:15 AM ET and program ends at noon; cost is $10; please download the brochure for agenda topics, registration form, and driving directions; contact Paula Alday, at (850) 875-7255, for more information
21 – Livestock for Small Spaces Workshop – 9 AM – 1:30 PM (sign-in at 8:30 AM); Jackson County Extension Office; presented by the JC Master Gardeners; topics include raising goats, pigs, poultry, rabbits, composting with earthworms and much more. Space is Limited! Cost is $15, and includes lunch; pre-register by Feb 19, by calling the Extension Office, at 850-482-9620 for more information.
20 & 21 – 79th Annual Tri-States Junior Beef Expo
23 – Ag Save$: Summit (Succession planning to prepare for the Next Generation of Farmers – Jackson County Ag Conference Center (Extension Office)
25 – CORE & Private Pesticide Training with Exam – Walnut Hill Community Center; To pre-register, contact: Libbie Johnson at (850) 475-5230, libbiej@ufl.edu  or Lynn Moore at (850) 623-3868, lynnmo@santarosa.fl.gov
28 – Introduction to Beekeeping Short Course – 8 AM – 4 PM; Leon County Extension, Tallahassee

2015 March

5 – Panhandle Crop Meeting – Jackson County Ag Conference Center (Extension Office)
6 – Wiregrass Beef-Forage Field Day – Wiregrass Research & Education Center, Headland, AL; registration begins at 8 AM
21- Master Gardener Plant Sale – Jackson County Extension Pavilion

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Options for Earning CEU’s

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

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