Jefferson County Extension

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Upcoming Events

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Know Your Hay, B, C’s

Know Your Hay, B, C’s is set for Thursday, May 29 at the Jefferson County Extension Office, 2729 West Washington Monticello. Livestock Extension agent Jed Dillard will discuss production, evaluation, storage and feeding practices that will help your hay match your livestock’s needs and minimize hay losses between harvest and consumption. The 7pm program is free, but please preregister by calling 850-342-0187 or contacting Dillard at dillardjed@ufl.edu.

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Don’t miss out May 10 we will be at the Mayhaw festival!

 

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Status update

Guys and Gals, don’t forget to pack you pink for Camp Cherry Lake. On Wednesday we will take a picture in support of our fellow 4-H leader and camper fighting against breast cancer.

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Status update

Call today to register for the boil water bath canning class July 16th @ 10:30am. We’ll be making jam! Cost: $10.00 pay online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/you-can-too-tickets-12170509321

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Status update

Come and join us July 16th at 7pm for grazing best management practices. Call or come by the Extension office to register.

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Economic Diversification: Models & Strategies for Florida’s Rural Communities

Rural communities are often dependent on one or a limited few industries or institutions for the majority of their jobs. Layoffs due to hard times or other corporate decisions can have a crippling effect on area residents and locales.

Local economies that are diversified reduce vulnerabilities to unexpected developments. They also gain opportunities for economic growth … more variety of job choices … and greater ability to meet the needs of local consumers.

This session features experts on how to diversify — and thereby bolster — local economies through strategies in economic development, tourism and agriculture. Read the rest of this entry »

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