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Lawrence County Extension Office

Lawrence County Extension staff
Meet the Staff  &  Directions
Office Hours: 8:00-4:30
Linda H. Robinson
County Extension Coordinator
Lawrence County Agriculture Center
13075 ALA-157, Suite 6
Moulton, AL 35650
Phone: (256) 974-2464
Fax: (256) 974-2505

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Lawrence County

Blog Headlines

The Next Wave of Fall Armyworm Damage IS HERE!

By Kathy Flanders on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 5:29 pm

Watch for Next Wave of Fall Armyworms in Forage Grasses

By Kathy Flanders on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 12:14 pm

White Sugarcane Aphid Found on Sorghum in Escambia and Chilton Counties in Alabama

By Kathy Flanders on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 11:27 am

Fall Armyworms in Forage Grasses Update, Week of July 14

By Kathy Flanders on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 1:28 pm

Crop Production Workshops & IPM Field Day Set for August 6

By Wendi Williams on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 2:09 pm

More Reports of Fall Armyworm in the Week of July 7

By Kathy Flanders on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 11:18 am

Fall Armyworms Reported In Seven Alabama Counties

By Kathy Flanders on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 11:03 am


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Changes to the "Private Applicator Pesticide Training" effective

 January 1, 2014.

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Seniors Farmers Market Nutrition Program Applications now being taken online @ www.fma.alabama.gov/seniornutrition


About Lawrence County

Created in 1818, Lawrence County is named in honor of Captain James Lawrence, famous for his War of 1812 battle cry "Don't give up the ship." With more than 100,000 acres, the Bankhead National Forest makes up the southern part of this rural county and the Tennessee River forms the county's northern border. Lawrence County is the birthplace of Olympic Gold Medal Winner Jesse Owens and the home of Gen. Joe Wheeler.

Lawrence County's population of 33,933 is 78 percent white, 17 percent black and 5 percent hispanic and other. There are 18 major educational outlets in the county.

Cotton, corn, soybeans and wheat are the major agricultural crops in the county. Wheat, poultry and cattle are also grown. Besides agriculture, International Paper is also a major industry.

Lawrence County has many tourist attractions, including the Jesse Owens Park and Museum, Wheeler Dam, Joe Wheeler Home, Oakville Indian Mound and Museum, Sipsy Wilderness Area, Doublehead Resort and Bankhead National Forest.

The Lawrence County Extension Office has three agents, two full-time secretaries and one part-time agent assistant. About 185 volunteers help with various programs. Some 2,000 youth are enrolled in 4-H programs.

 
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