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Upcoming Events:
  • Subject: 4-H National Meat Judging Contest
    Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
    Location: http://www.aces.edu/4-H-youth/AL4-H/
    Calendar: ACES 4-H & Youth Development
    10/22 - 4-H National Meat Judging Contest
  • Subject: EFNEP 50th Anniversary Conference
    Time: 1:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Location: East Alabama Medical Center/Saugahatchee Country Club, Opelika, AL
    Calendar: ACES Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program
    10/22 - EFNEP 50th Anniversary Conference
  • Subject: 4-H National Meat Judging Contest
    Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
    Location: http://www.aces.edu/4-H-youth/AL4-H/
    Calendar: ACES 4-H & Youth Development
    10/23 - 4-H National Meat Judging Contest
  • Subject: Pickens Academy Farm Day
    Time: 8:00 AM -
    Location: County Road 1, Aliceville, AL
    Calendar: ACES General Administration
    10/23 - Pickens Academy Farm Day
  • Subject: EFNEP 50th Anniversary Conference
    Time: 1:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Location: East Alabama Medical Center/Saugahatchee Country Club, Opelika, AL
    Calendar: ACES Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program
    10/23 - EFNEP 50th Anniversary Conference
  • Subject: EFNEP 50th Anniversary Conference
    Time: 1:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Location: East Alabama Medical Center/Saugahatchee Country Club, Opelika, AL
    Calendar: ACES Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program
    10/24 - EFNEP 50th Anniversary Conference
  • Subject: Wiregrass BCIA Forage Bull Evaluation Sale
    Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Location: Coffee County Rd 425 from Hwy 189
    Calendar: ACES Animal Science & Forages
    Event Website
    10/25 - Wiregrass BCIA Forage Bull Evaluation Sale
  • Subject: Pickens County Rural Health Students Orientation
    Time: 6:00 AM -
    Location: 155 Reform Street, Carrollton, AL
    Calendar: ACES General Administration
    10/27 - Pickens County Rural Health Students Orientation
  • Subject: FAWN
    Time: 8:00 AM -
    Location: Highway 86
    Calendar: ACES Community Resource Development
    10/28 - FAWN
  • Subject: FAWN
    Time: 8:00 AM -
    Location: Highway 86
    Calendar: ACES General Administration
    10/29 - FAWN


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Pickens County Extension Office

Pickens County Extension staff
Meet the Staff  &  Directions
Office Hours: 7:30-4:00
Patti Presley-Fuller
County Extension Coordinator
P.O. Box 271
Carrollton, AL 35447
Phone: (205) 367-8148
Fax: (205) 367-9278

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About Pickens County

Established in 1820, Pickens County was named for Gen. Andrew Pickens. The county encompasses 890 square miles and the county seat is Carrollton. 

A rural county, the population of Pickens is 20,172 with 42 percent black and 58 percent white residents. There are 13 educational outlets in the county. Bevill State Community College is building a new branch in Carrollton.

Poultry, forestry and swine are the major agricultural crops in Pickens County. Other crops include beef cattle, cotton, corn and soybeans. Major industries in the county are sawmills and PECO poultry. Tourist attractions include Tom Bevill Visitor's Center, Stagecoach Inn, POW Museum and the "face in the window" at the old courthouse.

The Pickens County Extension Office offers educational programs in Agriculture, 4-H, Forestry, NEP, Consumer Science and Community Resource Development. Our office is home to 7 full-time employees. Leadership Pickens is one of Extension's greatest success stories. To date, over 220 individuals have graduated from the program. Several graduates have been elected to political offices such as circuit clerk, county commissioner and city council.

 
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