The 2019 Tri-State Cucurbit Workshop will provide the latest research information for commercial growers of watermelons, cantaloupe, squash, and cucumbers. A few installments will be refreshing growers about pesticide handling and safety. ... READ MORE
Cattle ranchers, employees, and family members from the Tri-state Region (FL, AL, GA) are invited to attend the 34th annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show, to be held on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 in Marianna, ... READ MORE
Best wishes for a wonderful holiday season and a Happy New Year
Jackson County 4-H
I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone the very best as we approach the end of a very difficult 2018! I am hoping for the best for ... READ MORE
The University of Florida’s Jackson County Extension Service has a new Horticulture Agent, Logan Boatwright. His educational program will focus on commercial fruit crop, vegetable, landscape, turf, and specialty crop production. ... READ MORE
When the weather forecasters warned of the possible wrath of Hurricane Michael, this 4-H Agent was at a conference in Ohio. I immediately started making phone calls to the airline on Monday, December 8th, trying to change my flight to get home ... READ MORE
When Stacey and Brad Warden joined Jackson County 4-H as youth in the early 1990s, they had no idea what lay in store. Both being very competitive, they won their way to national competitions in poultry and livestock. In fact, Stacey was a ... READ MORE
October 10, 2018 will be a date that farmers and ranchers in the Central Panhandle of Florida will never forget as long as they live. Hurricane Michael landed in Bay County with 155 mph winds (Category 5 = 157 mph), the most powerful winds ... READ MORE
Jackson County 4-H’er Warren Loper is an award-winning member of the Boots and Buckles 4-H Horse Club. Warren is also hearing impaired. Earlier this year Warren won awards at the State and Regional 4-H Horse Shows. His mother Melissa Loper ... READ MORE
Our hearts are with those impacted by Hurricane Michael. UF/IFAS Extension faculty are working to compile lists of recovery resources.
The Agriculture and Natural Resources list provides recovery resources for farms.
The Hurricane Recovery ... READ MORE
As Hurricane Michael was barreling through the Panhandle region, wasp populations were at their highest of the year. Winds and flooding destroyed many of the nests of paper wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets and now wasps may be aggressive ... READ MORE