4-H County Demonstration Change Due to Snow Days!!
All Jackson County Elementary Schools and Annville Christian Academy normally have a 4-H Demonstration competition at each school prior to the 4-H County Event. However due to the shortage of school days due to weather all youth interested in doing a 4-H Demonstration will NOT have a competition at their school, instead they will just compete on Friday, April 11 on the second floor of the old courthouse at 10:00 a.m. Youth in 4th and 5th grades will receive instructions and view an actual demonstration at their school on how to do a 4-H Demonstration by Verlene Congleton, 4-H Agent for Youth Development. Also, instructional CD’s will be available for parents and students (age 9-18) to pick up at the Jackson County Cooperative Extension Service. Pre-registration is required for this event. Registration forms will be available at the Elementary schools or on-line at the Jackson County Cooperative Extension service website, www.ca.uky.edu/jackson.
Registration forms must be completed and turned back in no later than April 4 at the Jackson County Cooperative Extension Service. For more information please visit the Jackson County Cooperative Extension Office web page or call Verlene Congleton, County Extension Agent for 4-H and Youth Development at 606-287-7693.
The Jackson County Extension Service is now taking orders for the following plants: Strawberries, Blackberries, Blueberries, Raspberries, Asparagus and Candy Onions. We are also taking orders for the following rootstock: Semi-Dwarf Apple and Semi-Dwarf Pear. For more information please see the photos below or call the Jackson County Extension Service at (606) 287-7693.
GROW YOUR OWN BUSINESS!
Are you interested in starting your own home-based business? Do you have a recipe or food product idea that you would like to develop? You can greatly enhance your income by growing a prdouct and creating a recipe. The Jackson County Extension Service is offering a limited number of scholarships to anyone who wants to use the Jackson County Regional Food Center to develop their product. Call (606) 287-7693 for more information. You can also check out the Jackson County Regional Food Center Website by visiting www.jcfoodcenter.com.