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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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Blog Headlines

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

Eat Better, Eat Together

By Donna Shanklin on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 8:24 pm

Sugarcane Aphid Now Found on Sorghum in 17 Alabama Counties

By Kathy Flanders on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 11:05 am

Looking Forward to 2015

By Brandon Dillard on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 10:11 am


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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