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Upcoming Events:
  • Subject: DAIRY Goat U
    Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Location: TBA
    Calendar: ACES Animal Science & Forages
    04/11 - DAIRY Goat U
  • Subject: South Alabama Youth Livestock Judging Clinic
    Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Location: The Band Of Poarch Creek Indians Livestock Facility
    Calendar: ACES Animal Science & Forages
    04/11 - South Alabama Youth Livestock Judging Clinic
  • 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


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Fayette County Extension Office

Fayette County Extension staff
Meet the Staff  &  Directions
Office Hours: 8:00-12:00; 12:30-4:30
Warren Griffith
County Extension Coordinator
650 McConnell Loop
Fayette, AL 35555
Phone: (205) 932-8941
Fax: (205) 932-5718

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Fayette County

Blog Headlines

Silvopasture Works!

By Becky Barlow on Friday, March 20, 2015 at 10:52 am

​Holland Joins Alabama Extension as Equine Specialist

By Maggie Lawrence on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 11:51 am

​PUTTING A STOP TO BOTANICAL CRUELTY

By Kerry Smith on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 12:15 pm

Smart Phone App to Help Parents Talk to their Children about Bullying

By Adrienne Duke on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 9:33 am

Building Positive Parent-Child Relationships to Prevent Bullying Issues

By Adrienne Duke on Friday, March 13, 2015 at 11:03 am

Simplifying Seed Catalog Lingo

By Kerry Smith on Monday, March 9, 2015 at 4:18 pm

Food Entrepreneur Conference Set for April

By Maggie Lawrence on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 11:28 am


To see what your Fayette County Extension Office has been busy with for the past year, Click here!


For articles and pictures about Fayette County 4-H, please go to our 4-H page by clicking here.
                  

 

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About Fayette County

Fayette County was incorporated in 1824 and was originally included in what is now Lamar County, and stretched all the way to the Mississippi line. During the early years, the town of Fayette went through several transitions and was called several names including Frog Level and Depot Town. It was called Frog Level because it was located on the Sipsey River where many frogs could be heard serenading at sunset. The courthouse was relocated several times. The present courthouse was built in 1911.

Fayette County's population is approximately 18,000 with 87 percent white, 13 percent black and 0.5 percent Hispanic. There are 7 educational outlets in the county and 56.6 percent of the adult population are high school graduates.

Cotton, soybeans and corn are the major agricultural crops in the county. Quarry tile, latex gloves, truckbeds, sewing, hardwood flooring and lumber production are major industries in the county. Tourist attractions in the county include Guthrie Smith Park, an arts and crafts festival, two historic bed and breakfast homes and a historic courthouse.

The Extension Staff in Fayette County includes an Extension Coordinator, an Administrative Assistant, an EFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program) Agent Assistant, a 4-H Agent Assistant, a Regional Extension Agronimist and a Regional Extension 4-H Agent. There are also eleven other Regional Agents who serve Fayette County with a broad range of subject matter expertise. There are approximately 50 volunteers who help with Extension programs. Some of these popular programs in the county include forestry management, Master Beef Cattle, Master Gardeners, home-based business, breast cancer awareness, NEP and minority forestry field day. There are about 700 youth involved in 4-H.

 
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