Upcoming Events:

  • Making Money Count

    Time: 6:00 PM -
    Location: River of Living Water Church, 1401 Jones Dairy Road, Jasper, AL
    Calendar: ACES Consumer Science & Personal Financial Mngt.
    09/02 - Making Money Count
  • Teacher Training

    Time: 4:00 PM -
    Location: Frank Green Building Auditorium, 415 Fifth Ave. East Oneonta, AL 35121
    Calendar: ACES Consumer Science & Personal Financial Mngt.
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    09/09 - Teacher Training
  • Starting A Business From Scratch

    Time: 9:00 AM -
    Location: 701 Government St. Mobile Al.
    Calendar: ACES Consumer Science & Personal Financial Mngt.
    09/10 - Starting A Business From Scratch
  • Business Economics/Marketing

    Time: 1:00 PM -
    Location: 701 Government St. Mobile Al. 36602
    Calendar: ACES Consumer Science & Personal Financial Mngt.
    09/10 - Business Economics/Marketing
  • Developing a Short and Long Term Business Plan

    Time: 9:00 AM -
    Location: 701 Government St. Mobile Al. 36602
    Calendar: ACES Consumer Science & Personal Financial Mngt.
    09/11 - Developing a Short and Long Term Business Plan
  • Business Bookkeeping/Taxes

    Time: 1:00 PM -
    Location: 701 Government St. Mobile Al. 36602
    Calendar: ACES Consumer Science & Personal Financial Mngt.
    09/11 - Business Bookkeeping/Taxes
  • Repairing Your Credit Score

    Time: 9:00 AM -
    Location: 701 Government St. Mobile Al. 36602
    Calendar: ACES Consumer Science & Personal Financial Mngt.
    09/17 - Repairing Your Credit Score
  • Unemployment Workshop

    Time: 9:00 AM -
    Location: 701 Government St. Mobile Al. 36602
    Calendar: ACES Consumer Science & Personal Financial Mngt.
    09/18 - Unemployment Workshop
  • Annie's Project

    Time: 5:00 PM -
    Location: Roundhouse, Tuscumbia Train Depot, 204 W. 5th St. Tuscumbia, AL 35674
    Calendar: ACES Consumer Science & Personal Financial Mngt.
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    09/23 - Annie's Project
  • Annie's Project

    Time: 5:00 PM -
    Location: Walker County Extension office, 1501 North Airport Rd. Jasper, AL 35504
    Calendar: ACES Consumer Science & Personal Financial Mngt.
    >> Event Website >>
    09/25 - Annie's Project
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NTFPs Please!

​Non-Timber Forest Products Fall Webinar Series … This series will be a great... more

Change Coming for State's Private Pesticide Applicators

Alabama farmers and producers sometimes must use pesticides to protect their crops and fields. Many of these are restricted-use... more

Alabama Extension Offering Alabama Cottage Food Law Training

​The first training aimed at helping Alabama entrepreneurs … comply with Alabama’s new Cottage... more

ADVICE FOR NEW BEGINNING FARMERS

(NEW COMMERCIAL HORTICULTURE BLOG SERIES - SUBSCRIBE AT https://sites.aces.edu/group/commhort/blog/) … Many beginning or new... more

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System: Then and Now

May 8, 2014 marks the signing of the Smith Lever Act of 1914, considered by many to be one of... more

Seventh Annual Ruminant Conference & Field Day: The Basics

TSU’s Agricultural Research and Education Center, 1414 Temple Road- Nashville, TN … Join the Alabama Cooperative... more

Register now for the Fruit and Vegetable Conference and Tradeshow

​The Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association invites you to an exciting 2-day event. The AFVG Conference and Tradeshow will... more

Regional RC&D Council Recognizes Extension Specialist as Outstanding Educator

Alabama’s Mountains, Rivers and Valleys Resource Conservation and Development Council recently awarded Urban Regional Extension Specialist Robert Spencer with... more

Annie’s Project in Blount County Provides a Fun Way for Farm and Ranch Women to Learn and Make Better Decisions

What do you get when a group of farm and ranch women get together for several hours one night... more

Extension Providing Alabamians with Educational Resources on Affordable Care Act

One of the hottest topics in the news today is health care reform. But, if you are like many... more


New Ways to Meet CAFO Continuing Education Requirements

Animal Feeding

Managing an animal feeding operation (AFO) and using best management practices means staying informed regarding current regulatory requirements and the latest technology, equipment, management, and disposal methods relating to waste and wastewater. All personnel involved in managing AFOs or concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) need current information in order to make and manage plans that effectively safeguard groundwater and surface water quality and reduce odor. Continuing education training is one way to stay up to date. It is required by law in Alabama for CAFOs and, while not required for AFOs, is very worthwhile in helping AFO owners ensure that their operations continue to meet all requirements for waste management. This publication explains how the AFO/CAFO continuing education program works, how you can benefit from it, and what you should do to make sure you comply with the law.   more...