ACES Publications
Barbour County Extension Office Newsletter
February 22, 2017

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Pasture Calf Program

Pasture Calf Program Deadline Approaching February 28 is the deadline to register your child for the first Annual Barbour County Pasture Calf Program. Kids learns how to handle cattle, care for cattle and show. 4-H will have a show for the kids so they can see how well they have done compared to other kids. […]   Read More


Low Chill Hours Cause Worry for Peach Producers - Extension Daily

Alabama fruit growers are experiencing one of the warmest winters in 60 years. Peach trees require a certain number of chill hours to produce fruit. Source: Low Chill Hours Cause Worry for Peach Producers - Extension Daily   Read More


Billboards Say Eat Better, Move More, Make a Change  - Extension Daily

Source: Billboards Say Eat Better, Move More, Make a Change - Extension Daily   Read More


Put Your Best Fork Forward

By: Helen H Jones, Regional Extension Agent, Human Nutrition, Diet, and Health Eating healthier does not mean changing your entire eating pattern overnight. Small changes, made over time, can add up. For National Nutrition Month® 2017, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics urges everyone to start small – one forkful at a time, and […]   Read More


Precision Agriculture Trainings

Extension Announces Precision Agriculture Training Opportunities By Robin Aldridge AUBURN, Ala.—Adoption of precision agriculture technology in the Southeast is increasing, but farmers still struggle with taking full advantage of the technology available to adopt site-specific management practices. Dr. Brenda Ortiz, an Alabama Extension precision agriculture specialist, along with other Extension specialists will hold several workshops […]   Read More


Upcoming Events and Deadlines

Join the Barbour County Extension Office for these upcoming events: February 24: Use of Soil Senors for Irrigation Scheduling, E.V. Smith Research Center Conference Facility 4725 County Road 40 – Shorter, AL February 25: Fins, Feathers, and Flowers at Lakepoint State Park March 3: Auxin Herbicide Best Management Practices, Wiregreass Research and Extension Center, 167 E […]   Read More








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