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Upcoming Events

 May 2017

2 – So You Want To Be a Farmer? Workshop Series Part #4 (Farm Business 101)

16 – Concealed Weapons Class 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Concealed weapon class 2017

22- AARP Smart Driver Course

One Day Workshop, AARP members $15 and non-members $20. No tests!! More than 90% of crashes are preventable according to National Driving statistics. Sue Heh, with AARP, will conduct the AARP Smart Driver Course for county residents. Participants are updated regarding new traffic laws and rules of the road, defensive driving techniques, and proven safety strategies.All participants receive a certificate to provide to their automobile insurer enabling them to receive a discount on their premiums. This program will be offered, Friday, May 6, 2016 from 8:45 am to 4:00 pm at the Jackson County Extension Office on Penn Avenue. Please pre-register by calling the Jackson County Extension Office at 850-482-9620. For more information, visit www.aarp.org/drive

23- Keep the Pressure Down

This 4-week group educational program is designed to help persons at risk for high blood pressure and those who already have this condition make healthy lifestyle choices to lower their blood pressure and reduce their health risks. Classes begin on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 11 am to noon OR noon to 1 pm at the Florida Department of Health, Multipurpose Room, 4979 Healthy Way, Marianna. The classes will be weekly for a total of 4 weeks with three follow up classes throughout the year. There is no charge for this program. For more information, call Marie Arick @ 482-9620 or Mary Beth Gurganus @ 526-2412 OR register for this FREE class @ WellnessBuddy@flhealth.gov

June 2017

8 – Tri-State Agronomic Scout School

Due to the limited number of scout schools offered in recent years, the Jackson County Extension Office will host this half day event discussing pest identification, seasonal occurrence, and economic thresholds in row crops (peanut, cotton, corn, soybean). Speakers include Drs. Ron Smith (cotton), Tim Reed (soybean), and Kathy Flanders (corn) from Auburn University, and Dr. Mark Abney (peanut) from UGA. The event is free from 8-12 and will end with a sponsored lunch.

17 – Mead Making Workshop 2017

Mead is an alcoholic beverage made from fermenting honey. Mead is described in various writings from Aristotle, Pliny the Elder, and in the epic poem Beowulf. This workshop will teach you everything you need to know in order to make your own mead at home! You will go home with a small carboy, airlock, honey, and yeast. The registration fee is $35.00 and covers lunch and all materials and equipment to make your own mead. The workshop is limited to 24 participants. You can pay at the door, but we do ask that you call the Jackson County Extension Office to RSVP at: 850-482-9620 or email mlollar@ufl.edu.

19-23 – 4-H Camp Timpoochee, Niceville, FL

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