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Upcoming Events:
  • Subject: ServSafe - Madison
    Time: 10:00 AM -
    Location: Charles Stone Agricultural Center 819 Cook Avenue Huntsville, AL 35801
    Calendar: ACES Food Safety, Preparation & Preservation
    Event Website
    04/21 - ServSafe - Madison
  • Subject: Recreational Pond Management Workshop
    Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Location: Northeast AL. Community College Workforce Development Bldg. Rm. 132 138 Alabama 35 Rainsville, Ala
    Calendar: ACES Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mngt.
    04/23 - Recreational Pond Management Workshop
  • Subject: ServSafe - Madison
    Time: 4:30 PM -
    Location: Charles Stone Agricultural Center 819 Cook Avenue Huntsville, AL 35801
    Calendar: ACES Food Safety, Preparation & Preservation
    Event Website
    04/23 - ServSafe - Madison
  • Subject: Sheep and Goat Health Workshop
    Time: 8:30 AM -
    Location: 1333 Blount Ave Guntersville, AL 35976
    Calendar: ACES Animal Science & Forages
    Event Website
    04/25 - Sheep and Goat Health Workshop
  • Subject: ServSafe - Jackson County
    Time: 10:00 AM -
    Location: Jackson County Health Department 204 Liberty Lane Scottsboro, Alabama 35769-4133
    Calendar: ACES Food Safety, Preparation & Preservation
    Event Website
    04/28 - ServSafe - Jackson County
  • Subject: Annie's Project in Huntsville
    Time: 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Location: Charles Stone Agricultural Center 819 Cook Avenue, Huntsville, AL 35801
    Calendar: ACES Consumer Science & Personal Financial Mngt.
    Event Website
    04/28 - Annie's Project in Huntsville
  • Subject: Cottage Food Safety class - Jackson
    Time: 6:00 PM -
    Location: Pisgah Civitan Club 350 County Road 374, Pisgah, AL
    Calendar: ACES Food Safety, Preparation & Preservation
    Event Website
    04/28 - Cottage Food Safety class - Jackson
  • Subject: DAIRY U
    Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Location: Auburn University Beef Unit -500 Shug Jordan Prkway
    Calendar: ACES 4-H & Youth Development
    05/02 - DAIRY U
  • Subject: Alabama Invasive Plant Council Annual Conference
    Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Location: Wind Creek Hotel, 303 Poarch Rd, Atmore
    Calendar: ACES Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mngt.
    Event Website
    05/07 - Alabama Invasive Plant Council Annual Conference
  • Subject: Jackson County Small Farms 101
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Location: Jackson County Extension Office 27115 John Reid Pkwy. Scottsboro
    Calendar: ACES Animal Science & Forages
    05/14 - Jackson County Small Farms 101


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Jackson County Extension Office


Meet the Staff & Directions
Office Hours: 7:30-12:00; 12:30-4:00
Themika Sims
County Extension Coordinator
P.O. Box 906
Scottsboro, AL 35768
Phone: (256) 574-2143
Fax: (256) 574-0118

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Jackson County

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About Jackson County

lake Jackson County, a rural county located in the northeast corner of the state, was founded by Robert T. Scott in 1780. Scottsboro is the county seat. The county population is 50,862 with 92.2 percent white, 4.7 percent black and 2.1 percent other. At least 58 percent of the county's population has earned at least a high school education. There are 39 educational outlets in the county, including 16 elementary schools, 15 middle schools, seven high schools, one technical school and one two-year college.

Poultry, cattle, corn and soybeans are major agricultural crops. Cotton, vegetables and hay also are grown. Major industries include Mead Paper Mill, Rug Mills, and livestock production. Tourist attractions include more than 1,000 caves, Lake Guntersville, Tennessee River, Russell Cave, Unclaimed Baggage and Goosepond Colony.

The Jackson County Extension Office has three full-time employees plus two farm analysis fieldmen. Agriculture and 4-H are two of the many Extension programs run in the county. More than 600 young people are involved in 4-H.

 

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