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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) 974-2485

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Lawrence County

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

2013 Agronomic Crops Team IMPACT REPORT

By John Fulton on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 2:23 pm


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    Let's Celebrate Agriculture!

Attention Youth in grades K-12: Get involved and help us celebrate "Agriculture" by clicking on the contests below. Please be sure to read the details for each contest for age requirements, etc.

Farm-City Coloring Contest due Nov. 11th

Farm-City Poster Contest due Nov. 6th

Farm-City Funny Farm Short Story Contest due Nov. 6th

Farm-City Photography Contest due Nov. 6th

Farm-City Multimedia Contest due Nov. 6th

 


Multi-County Health & Wellness Fair:

Tuesday, Nov. 18th; Moulton Recreation Center 

Click here for more details


Changes to the "Private Applicator Pesticide Training" effective

 January 1, 2014.

Click here for more information and trainings to be held in the surrounding counties for your convenience  


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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