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Upcoming Events:
  • Subject: Drying Herbs, Spices and Other Foods
    Time: 1:00 PM -
    Location: Geneva County Farm Center; 2765 East State Hwy 52, Hartford 36344
    Calendar: ACES Food Safety, Preparation & Preservation
    05/22 - Drying Herbs, Spices and Other Foods
  • Subject: Jams and Jellies Workshop
    Time: 1:00 PM -
    Location: Geneva County Farm Center;2765 East State Hwy 52; Hartford 36344
    Calendar: ACES Food Safety, Preparation & Preservation
    05/29 - Jams and Jellies Workshop
  • Subject: Introduction to Farm and Ranch Resources
    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location: Chitlon Research and Extension Center 120 CR 756 Clanton, AL 35045
    Calendar: ACES Animal Science & Forages
    05/30 - Introduction to Farm and Ranch Resources
  • Subject: Wiregrass Master Gardener Lunch and Learn
    Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Location: Houston-Love Memorial Library 445 North Oates Street Dothan, AL
    Calendar: ACES Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
    06/02 - Wiregrass Master Gardener Lunch and Learn
  • Subject: Freezing Foods
    Time: 1:00 PM -
    Location: Geneva County Farm Center; 2765 East State Hwy 52; Hartford 36344
    Calendar: ACES Food Safety, Preparation & Preservation
    06/05 - Freezing Foods
  • Subject: Practical Equine Management Workshop
    Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Location: Tennessee Valley Research & Extension Center
    Calendar: ACES Animal Science & Forages
    06/06 - Practical Equine Management Workshop
  • Subject: Lunch and Learn Program- Dale County
    Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Location: 202 S. Highway 123 Ste. D Ozark, AL 36360
    Calendar: ACES Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
    06/09 - Lunch and Learn Program- Dale County
  • Subject: Lunch and Learn/ Canning
    Time: 12:00 PM -
    Location: Dale County Extension Office; 202 South Hwy 123; Ozark 36361
    Calendar: ACES Food Safety, Preparation & Preservation
    06/09 - Lunch and Learn/ Canning
  • Subject: Cottage Food Law Training
    Time: 1:00 PM -
    Location: Dale County Extension Office; 202 South Hwy 123; Ozark 36361
    Calendar: ACES Food Safety, Preparation & Preservation
    06/09 - Cottage Food Law Training
  • Subject: Lunch and Learn - Huge Hardy Hibiscus
    Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Location: 1070 Schillinger Road North, Mobile, AL 36608
    Calendar: ACES Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
    06/15 - Lunch and Learn - Huge Hardy Hibiscus


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Houston County Extension Office

Houston County Extension staff
Meet the Staff  &  Directions
Office Hours: 7:30-12:00; 1:00-4:30
Willie Durr
County Extension Coordinator
Farm Center Building
1699 Ross Clark Circle, Ste 4
Dothan, AL 36301
Phone: (334) 794-4108
Fax: (334) 794-4100

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About Houston County

Houston County was formed in 1903 from land ceded from Dale, Geneva and Henry counties. The new county was named after George S. Houston. The county seat is Dothan. Houston County's population is comprised of 22,969 blacks, 64,048 whites, 600 hispanics and 900 other races.

The county has 44 educational outlets including 20 elementary schools, eight middle schools, 11 high schools, three technical schools, one two-year community college and one university. About 68 percent of adult population has at least a high school education.

Tourist attractions include Water World, Landmark Park, Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan Area Botanical Gardens and the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. Major industires are Sony, Michelin, Alabama Power the Medical Center.

The Houston County Extension Office has 11 full-time and one part-time employees and four office volunteers. The Master Gardener program is one of many popular Extension programs in the county.

 
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