Jefferson County Extension

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Upcoming Events

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Status update

County events is this Saturday, April 5th.  Come watch youth from across Jefferson County compete for a chance to go on to district events.

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Status update

We are now excepting applications for the 2014 4H camping season.  You can pay online at http://goo.gl/StA82k and fill out a packet at the office. Check or money order in person only.

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Status update

Don’t forget about the Food Safety Manual Training in Leon this Friday,  April 4th.

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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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5 tips for a Food Safe Super Bowl Party

check mix With the big game just around the corner, many individuals are gearing up to host get together in celebration of the day.  Nothing can spoil the fun faster than spoiled food and sick party guest.  “CDC estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases,” (Center for Disease Control, 2014). Robert Scharff of Ohio State University estimates the average cost per case of foodborne illness is $1626.00.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Tips for Tax Preparation & Filing

Free Live On-Line Seminar.   Thursday, January 30, 2014 @ 12:30pm – 1:30.  Pre-register @ http://bit.ly/TaxFilTipsTax Webinar

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