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Barbour County Extension August Newsletter

August 18, 2016


Fall Upcoming Events

August: 19th- Row Crops Field Day, Wiregrass Research and Extension Center, Headland 8:00 a.m. 30th- Southeast Alabama Agronomy Tour Wiregrass Research and Extension Center. Registration at 8 AM. Tour begins at 8:30 AM. This year’s tour will feature cotton and peanut variety trials, irrigation scheduling, wild hog control, vegetable production, and many other topics. The tour will […]   Read More

Winners Announced at State 4-H Competitive Day - Extension Daily

Extreme Birdhouse Senior Level I – 1st Place: Lauren Garlits, Barbour County; Congratulations to Lauren and her award winning Birdhouse! Source: Winners Announced at State 4-H Competitive Day - Extension Daily   Read More

Drying Herbs at Home - Extension Daily

Interested in drying herbs to use for cooking? Click on the link to learn how! Source: Drying Herbs at Home - Extension Daily   Read More

Fall Armyworm Outbreak in Alabama - Extension Daily

Armyworm caterpillars are detrimental to farmers, and the damage can seem to appear overnight. Reports have been made in Barbour County be sure to check your fields. Source: Fall Armyworm Outbreak in Alabama - Extension Daily   Read More

Farmers Market Food Safety Training, September 6

Interested in selling produce at the local Farmers Markets? Join us Tuesday, September 6 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the Clayton City Hall, 45 Reed Avenue for a Food Safety Training focused on Farmers Markets. Participants will receive a certificate for completing the course. You will learn about liability issues, food borne illnesses and at […]   Read More

Pecan Workshop- Lunch and Learn, September 13

Join us for a Lunch and Learn program all about Pecans September 13 from 12:00-1:00 at the Clayton City Hall, 45 Reed Avenue. Pecans are a popular and sometimes challenging crop to grow in south Alabama. Fortunately, with a bit of knowledge and effort, it’s possible to produce good quality nuts. The “Home Grown Pecan Meeting” […]   Read More

4-H RiverKids Kayak & Fishing Fun Day

In July, Russell and Barbour County 4-H hosted a full day camp to introduce the kayaking program. We had 10 youth participate from both counties. Partnering with the Alabama Game and Fish Department, we started the day with a 2 hour paddle trip from the Lake Eufaula Campground. We came back to a yummy grilled […]   Read More

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