Tag Archive: Jefferson

Successful VITA Tax Preparation Season in Jefferson County

 Tax season is a very difficult time of year for many people. It is a time when good record keeping is vital. The preparation fee is expensive for many families. Some use computer software to avoid fees. However, in doing so they may overlook some tax deductions.   Free tax preparation has always been offered …

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Florida’s First Capital and First High Rise? – Jefferson County’s Letchworth-Love Mounds Archeological State Park

It’s a calm clear weekday in January. There’s a single buzzard soaring above, two squirrels scurrying in the trees and a pileated woodpecker calling in the distance. It’s hard to imagine this site was the capital of civilization in North Florida some 1200 or more years ago. The visible exception is the weathered remnant of …

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Douglas & Ronnie Walker Honored as Jefferson County Agricultural Innovators

Walker and Sons Farms was recognized as Agricultural Innovators in Jefferson County by Jed Dillard, Jefferson County Extension. On Tuesday August 4, 2015, twelve Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jefferson County Opera House, in Monticello.  This is the fifth year …

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Jefferson County U-Pick Blueberry Farm Tour June 13

Whether you are a part time or full-time farmer, U-pick blueberries can provide additional farm income.  For the past several years, a Jefferson County farmer, Pete Crosby has been developing his operation.  Blue Sky Farm is nearing its grand opening, and is celebrating by inviting the public to come out to tour the farm Saturday, …

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Jefferson Grazing Series to Focus on Best Management Practices

Learn how to make the grass greener on YOUR side of the fence! Photo by Jed Dillard Effective grazing management is a dynamic dance between maximizing animal performance and maintaining healthy pastures, preventing erosion and maintaining water quality. Join us on Tuesday, July 15 for the next session of the Jefferson Grazing Series. We’ll learn …

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Jefferson County Fulfords honored as Northwest Florida Agricultural Innovators of the Year

On Friday August 9, 2013, 13 Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jackson County Agricultural Conference Center in Marianna.  This is the third year these two organizations have teamed up to honor a selection of the most innovative farmers from the …

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Forestry Tools Jefferson and Leon Outdoor Camp

Campers Measuring Trees with Division of Forestry. Author: Scott Jackson – lsj@ufl.edu http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/seagrant Panhandle Outdoors

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Army Worms Attack Winter Grazing in Jefferson County

Armyworms are still around. Scout cool season forages to make sure they don’t add stress to the crop. Submitted by Jed Dillard, Jefferson County Agriculture Agent Winter grazing planted in reasonably moist dirt is struggling to survive five to six weeks with little-to-no rain. The situation has gotten even worse in Jefferson County. Army worms …

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NW Florida Agricultural Innovators – Wakulla and Jefferson Counties

On Friday August 17th, 13 Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jay Community Center in Santa Rosa County.  This is the second year these two organizations have teamed up to honor a selection of the most innovative farmers in the Florida …

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