Competition develops life skills and prepares future leaders!

Local youth shine at Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair!

If you ask anyone who grew up participating in 4-H competitive events about what their experience has done for them, they will likely tell you that they developed communication and critical thinking skills. Livestock judging includes giving oral reasons which provide participants with valuable real-life tools. Livestock …

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Fall teacher training and farm tour

Florida Agriculture in the Classroom (FAITC) in sponsoring a teaching workshop and farm tour. 

Fall Teacher Training and Farm Tour: Jackson County

Date: Tuesday, November 7th

Location: Jackson County Agricultural Complex (Classroom B)

Time: 8:00am-3:30pm

Cost: $10.00


Curriculum Connections!

Farm Tour: Cotton Farm & Cotton Gin!

Make ‘n Takes!

Agriculture Activities!

Lunch …

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Fall teacher training and farm tour: Jackson County


Jackson County Flyer_PDF

Make plans now to join Florida Agriculture in the Classroom and Jackson County 4-H for the Fall Teacher Training and Farm Tour:  Jackson County.  This event is scheduled for Tuesday November 7th from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM at the Jackson County Ag Complex and Conference Center on Penn …

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Jackson 4-H ASK Club and community members help hurricane victims

When the call went out for assistance for victims of Hurricane Irma, local 4-H youth members from the ASK Jackson County 4-H Club and members of the community answered the call!

Members brought in non-perishable food items that will be going to those in need on a load scheduled to depart sometime next …

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Panhandle Youth Expo set to start Thursday!



Make plans now to come out and support local 4-H and FFA youth at the Panhandle Youth Expo!  The Expo starts Thursday and runs through Saturday at the Jackson Ag Center on Highway 90 in Marianna.

Come join the fun and support our local youth!  http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/4-h/panhandle-youth-expo/

Local youth …

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4-H volunteer club leaders needed!


Do you have a passion for something that you would like to share with others?  Do you have an interest in seeing young people learn new skills, build confidence and become productive members of society?

If you have answered yes to either of these questions, then Jackson County 4-H needs you!  As …

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How does your garden grow?



#GRO1000 and #SMGFoundationGives

Jackson County 4-H is working with students at Marianna Middle School and Jackson Alternative School to develop their School Community Gardens with Support from a GRO1000 Grassroots Grant from The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Grant program, which helps communities nationwide through garden, greenspace development.  We also have donations of …

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Attention 4-H Seniors – Scholarship Opportunity!

Don’t miss the opportunity to receive the 2018 Farm Credit of Northwest Florida AgVocator Scholarship!  Download the application from www.farmcredit-fl.com

Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/4-h/2017/09/08/attention-4-h-seniors-scholarship-opportunity/

Preparing for a disaster – Are you ready?

Preparing people, pets, livestock and horses for a natural disaster.

If you have listened to the radio, watched television or visited social media within the last week, you are well aware of the damage inflicted by Hurricane Harvey.  Did it make you think about what would happen if this happened to the area where you …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/4-h/2017/09/05/preparing-for-a-disaster-are-you-ready/

Save the date!

Make Plans to Join Us Now!

The Jackson County 4-H Awards and Recognition Banquet is scheduled for Tuesday, September 19th.  See flyer for details.

2017 Banquet Invitation


Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/4-h/2017/08/18/save-the-date/

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