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Hale County Extension Office

Hale County Extension staff
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Office Hours: 8:00-4:30
Tyrone D. Smith
County Extension Coordinator
Hale County Ag Extension Center
701 Hall St.
Greensboro, AL 36744
Phone: (334) 624-8710
Fax: (334) 624-8807

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Don't miss it! Final Non-Timber Forest Products Fall 2014 Webinar

By Becky Barlow on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 11:53 am

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series Resumes on February 6

By Kathy Flanders on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 11:25 am

Yield response of corn varieties to southern rust, insect-related kernel damage, and kernel colonization by fungi - Dr. Austin Hagan

By Brandon Dillard on Monday, December 1, 2014 at 5:56 pm

Fall Vegetable Growers Workshop: Focus on Cole Crops (Dec 4 at Chilton REC, Clanton, 1 p.m.)

By Ayanava Majumdar on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 12:57 pm

New December 2014 Webinars: IPM in Crucifer Crops, Permaculture, Winter Breeding Nurseries, Dairy Pastures

By Ayanava Majumdar on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 9:39 am

Austin Hagan's 2014 - 2015 Wheat and Oat Disease Update

By Brandon Dillard on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 8:25 pm

Tis the Season for Winter Grain Mites

By Kathy Flanders on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 2:21 pm

About Hale County

Hale County was created by the Alabama legislature on January 30, 1867.  It was named for Lt. Col. Stephen Fowler Hale, a Confederate Officer from Greene County, killed at Gaines' Mill, Virginia. 

Hale County is located in West Central Alabama.  Much of the newly formed county had been the part of Greene County east of the Black Warrior River.  This river is the boundary between Greene and Hale today.  The remainder of Hale County was taken from Perry County, Marengo County, and Tuscaloosa County.  Hale County is bordered by Tuscaloosa, Bibb, Perry, Marengo and Greene Counties.  It encompasses 661 square miles. 

Hale County has a population of approximately 18,111.  It has four high schools, four elementary schools and one private school.

Greensboro is the county seat.  Other towns and communities include Akron, Gallion, Moundville, Newbern, and Sawyerville.

The town of Greensboro claims the title of Alabama's Catfish Capital.  Other agricultural products in Hale County include beef cattle, soybeans, corn, hay, and timber.     

The Hale County Extension office has nine full-time employees.




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