ACES Publications
Barbour County Extension Newsletter June
June 22, 2017

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Fire Ant Mounds Popping Up After Recent Rains - Extension Daily

Thanks to recent rains, fire ant mounds are popping up across state.What appear to be new mounds have been around for probably several months. Source: Fire Ant Mounds Popping Up After Recent Rains - Extension Daily   Read More


Are you Ready? Stock Basics for Emergencies - Extension Daily

Are you ready for tropical storms & hurricanes? Take time now to stock the basics--so that you and your family are prepared. Source: Are you Ready? Stock Basics for Emergencies - Extension Daily   Read More


Alabama Peach Production Takes Major Hit - Extension Daily

Alabama's peach producers are harvesting only 10 to 30 percent of their normal crop. A combination of three events have stressed peach crops across Alabama. Source: Alabama Peach Production Takes Major Hit - Extension Daily   Read More


Excessive Rainfall May Cause Field Issues for Farmers - Extension Daily

Producers from all areas of Alabama have had planting or harvesting delays and are now making management decisions based on excessive rainfall. Source: Excessive Rainfall May Cause Field Issues for Farmers - Extension Daily   Read More


Diseases Still Prevalent in Alabama Corn Crop - Extension Daily

With continued rains and several weeks of intense moisture, producers should be scouting fields weekly in search of corn diseases. Source: Diseases Still Prevalent in Alabama Corn Crop - Extension Daily   Read More


Pond Management Workshop to be Held

Weed Management in Lakes and Ponds Seminar, July 26 Bring a pond weed to be identified or water samples to be tested. Extension Specialist and Wildlife REA will be available to answer any questions relating to ponds, wildlife, and natural resources.   Read More


Playground of Dreams Opening

Ceremony to Celebrate the rebirth of the Playground of Dreams Please share the exciting news of the grand opening ceremony of the Playground of Dreams. Here’s a brief schedule: 10:00- Play and welcome 10:30- Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 11:00- Lunch served until all food is gone (hamburgers, water, chips, watermelon) 2:00- Wrap Up Everyone is welcome […]   Read More


Barbour County Grassroots Survey

Barbour County Needs Assessment Barbour County Extension Office would like to invite our friends to take a short survey. This survey will help us determine the needs of our county and help us develop programs to address those needs. Please take a few minutes to fill out this survey. Thank you very much. Link […]   Read More


Barbour County Receives Award

Barbour County 4-H Achieves Centennial Youth Initiative Status The Barbour County Extension Office is proud to announce that it received CYI (Centennial Youth Initiative) status for the 4-H program. This means that our County will be receiving a full-time 4-H agent. We have been sharing an agent with Russell County for many years. It is […]   Read More








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