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Colbert County Extension Office


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Office Hours: 8:00-4:30
Danny B. Mcwilliams
County Extension Coordinator
PO Box 357
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
Phone: (256) 386-8571
Fax: (256) 383-2251

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Colbert County

Blog Headlines

NTFPs Please!

By Becky Barlow on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 8:09 am

Observations of White Sugarcane Aphid in the Auburn University Agronomy Crops Garden

By Kathy Flanders on Monday, August 18, 2014 at 10:08 am

White Sugarcane Aphid Now Found on Sorghum in Eleven Alabama Counties

By Kathy Flanders on Friday, August 15, 2014 at 11:12 am

Keep Checking Those Forages for Fall Armyworm Until First Frost

By Kathy Flanders on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 4:30 pm

Camps Help Military Youth Have an Enjoyable Summer

By Maggie Lawrence on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 2:22 pm

Fall Armyworm Invasion Continues

By Maggie Lawrence on Friday, August 8, 2014 at 10:25 am

The Next Wave of Fall Armyworm Damage IS HERE!

By Kathy Flanders on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 1:24 pm


About Colbert County

Colbert County is located in the northwestern corner of Alabama and covers 589 square miles. It is bordered by the Tennessee River on the north, Franklin County on the south, Lawrence County on the east and Mississippi on the west. The population is 54,428. The nonwhite population makes up 17 percent of the population.

Agriculture brings more than $60 million to the county each year. Major sustainable ag commodties are poultry production, cotton, corn, soybeans and beef cattle. Other ag programs include forestry and the urban/rural horticulture industry.

The Colbert County Extension Office has two full-time agents, one regional extension agent, one full-time and one part-time multi-county urban agents. The county staff plans and implements programs that are enhanced through cooperation with 13 Regional Extension Agents.  The county staff continues to enhance family well-being programs such as  prostate cancer awareness, water quality, indoor air quality and food safety. Current 4-H and Youth Development programs are offered in both rural and urban settings. Four-H clubs are conducted in the county school system and two city school systems. A countywide club also is offered to youth who are unable to take advantage of an organized school program.

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