MARIANNA, Fla. — The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with Farm Credit of Northwest Florida and UF/IFAS Extension Jackson County will host the 48th Annual Farm City Celebration on Friday, November 19th at the Jackson County Agriculture Offices on Penn Avenue. The annual event is designed to honor the heritage and bounty of Jackson County agriculture.
There will be presentations from local 4-H clubs and FFA chapters, followed by recognition of 10 farm families. Awards presented will include: the Outstanding Farm Family; Peanut, Cotton, Corn, Tree, Hay, and Specialty Crop Farmers of the Year; as well as the Cattleman and Conservationist of the Year. A local college student will be recognized as this year’s receipt of the Future of Agriculture scholarship. Farm Bureau will also be recognizing one local farm through the “This Farm C.A.R.E.S.” program.
Farm Credit of Northwest Florida will sponsor the breakfast that will be provided with no charge for attendance. Registration and the serving of breakfast will begin at 6:30 AM CST, and the program will begin at 7:15 AM and conclude at approximately 8:45.
This event is open to all Jackson County residents, but advanced registered is required due to COVID-19 protocols. Visit www.jacksoncounty.com or call the Chamber at 850-482-8060 to reserve seats for your family for this event.
–UF/IFAS, Jackson County