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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 Journey of Aging is theme for Madison County SAI on October 9

By Wendi Williams on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 4:21 pm

Sugarcane Aphid Now Found on Sorghum in 15 Alabama Counties

By Kathy Flanders on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 3:39 pm

They're so cute! But leave them alone!

By Mark Smith on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 8:04 am

Annie's Project in Colbert County

By Ruth Brock on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 9:10 am

Save the Date: Farm and Home Rainwater Harvesting Workshop

By Wendi Williams on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 3:54 pm

Forest Farming webinar today!

By Becky Barlow on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 10:16 am

The Next Wave of Fall Armyworm Damage IS HERE!

By Kathy Flanders on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 2:40 pm


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YOUTH RODEO & RODEO QUEEN CONTEST

Rodeo Queen Contest: Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

Rodeo: Satruday, Oct. 18th, 2014

Hosted by the Lawrence County 4-H Horse Club

For more information click the links below:

Rodeo Flyer

Rodeo Queen Contest

Rodeo Entry Form


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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