UF/IFAS Extension Jackson County is pleased to announce that Abigail (Abbey) Payne is the new Commercial and Environmental Horticulture Agent. Abbey will be focusing on consultations and educational programs for specialty crop ... READ MORE
USDA’s National Agricultural Statistic Service (NASS) released the January 1 Cattle Inventory Report on January 31, 2023. NASS estimates the national cattle inventory twice per year, on January 1 and July 1. These reports can be a ... READ MORE
Due to county budget constraints, UF/IFAS Extension Jackson County no longer has a receptionist.
Starting Monday, December 5, 2022, the Jackson County Extension Office will be closed for lunch each day from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.
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UF/IFAS Extension introduced a new concept at the Florida Cattlemen’s Convention and Allied Trade Show, in Marco Island that was a big hit. The 2022 UF Top Rancher Challenge was a friendly, yet challenging competition that allowed participants ... READ MORE
February 17, 2022 is Gator Nation Giving Day. This is your opportunity to stand up and holler to support the UF IFAS Team by making a financial donation to support teaching, research, and extension.
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The annual Peanut Field Day, hosted by the University of Florida, was held on Thursday, August 19, 2021, at the North Florida Research and Education Center, near Marianna, Florida. The highlights from this event were captured in a video produced ... READ MORE
The hottest days of the summer are here and you might be thinking, “There is no way something could survive this heat!”. You might also be wondering “What can I do in my landscape?” Well, you are correct – it is hot and there are ... READ MORE
Florida has a rich agricultural history, but one of the historic facts that Florida cattlemen take great pride in is that cattle were introduced into what later became the United States through Florida in 1521. Juan Ponce de Leon was a Spanish ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension Jackson County is excited to welcome Ashley Kush as the new Horticulture Extension Agent. Ashley will serve specialty crop farmers, such as vegetable, fruit, citrus, nut, ornamental nursery, and sod production systems in Jackson ... READ MORE
The Jackson County Extension Service is excited to welcome Terri Keith as the new Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. Keith will be providing science-based information from the University of Florida to help Jackson County citizens make wise ... READ MORE