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Talladega County Extension Office

Talladega County Extension staff
Meet the Staff  &  Directions
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wanda P. Jurriaans
County Extension Coordinator
130 N. Court St.
Talladega, AL 35160
Phone: (256) 362-6187
Fax: (256) 362-4506

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Talladega County

Blog Headlines

Webinar Explains How to Deal with Sugarcane Aphid

By Kathy Flanders on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 9:35 am

Sugarcane Aphid Now Found on Sorghum in 16 Alabama Counties

By Kathy Flanders on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 2:18 pm

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

By Wendi Williams on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 11:55 am

​Fall Gardening Extravaganza Coming in October

By Maggie Lawrence on Friday, September 12, 2014 at 8:11 am

They're so cute! But leave them alone!

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


About Talladega County

Talladega County was created in 1892 from land ceded by the Creek Indians near the state's geographic center. The county seat was established at Talladega in 1834.

The county's population is more than 81,000, with 32 percent black, 65.7 percent white and 2.3 percent hispanics and other. Most residents over age 25 have completed 11 years of schooling. Talladega County has eight elementary schools, three middle schools, eight high schools, one two-year colleges and one four-year college.

Tourist attractions include Talladega Super Speedway, the biggest motorsports track in the world, portions of Mt. Cheaha State Park and Desoto Caverns.

Principal agricultural products in Talladega County include cotton, soybeans and corn. Major companies include U.S. Alliance, Honda Manufacturing and Pursell Industries.

The Extension office has four full-time employees. Active programs include Master Gardener, Human Nutrition Diet & Healthy, Nutrition Education, Community Resource Development and the 4-H Program.

City of Talladega website

 
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