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Etowah County Newsletter- September 2017

September 1, 2017

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Welcome cooler weather!  Please take a look at what all is going on in the Etowah County Extension Office this month.  We hope to see you at some of the events.

Cattle Marketing Workshop Upcoming

There will be a Cattle Marketing workshop held in North Alabama the first week of October. The workshop will be looking at the current status of the industry, cattle and feed outlooks and marketing options. For more information and to RSVP, please contact the Etowah County Extension Office at 256.547.7936 or Landon Marks, Regional Extension […]   Read More


Farm Service Agency Deadlines Upcoming

As you begin to think about options for fall and winter grazing.. please remember: To be eligible for FSA program benefits the following deadline must be met by all interested producers. Final Plant Date- Barley, millet, oats, rye, triticale and wheat and annual rye grass must be planted by November 30, 2017 for winter […]   Read More


Black Creek 4-H Arrow Slingers Archery Tournament to beheld

The Black Creek 4-H Arrow Slingers will be hosting a archery tournament on September 23, 2017 at Noccalula Falls. To sign up, contact Michael Dillon at 256.547.7936. For the most up to date information, "like" the Black Creek 4-H Arrow Slingers" on Facebook.   Read More


Northeast Alabama 4-H Chick Chain Show and Auction to be Held

Come out and support Etowah County 4-H members as they exhibit and sell a portion of their 4-H Poultry Project. This year's 4-H Chick Chain Show and Auction will be held Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the VFW Fairgrounds in Fort Payne, AL. Show starts at 11 a.m., Awards begins at 2 p.m. and the […]   Read More


Produce Alliance Safety Training

Location Frank J. Green Building 415 Fifth Avenue East, Suite A Oneonta, AL 35121 November 7, 2017 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Lunch provided Cost: Free! Who Should Attend Fruit and vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule. The PSA Grower Training […]   Read More


Etowah County 4-H 2017 Annual Calendar Released

County 4-H parents: Please be on the look out for this year's annual 4-H calendar to be attached to the Etowah County 4-H Parents packet that will be sent to you through your 4-H Online profile. If you have not re enrolled your family for this year's program, please do so by October 1st. It […]   Read More


Genes and Cancer Seminar to be held

Knowing your family’s health history can be important in making health decisions. Some cancers have been found to have a genetic link. Many people have heard of BRCA1 and BRCA2 – genes that are associated with breast cancer — but did you know there are other identified genes for other cancers? Dr. Nancy Merner […]   Read More


Right Bite Series Scheduled

Eating for a Lifetime of Good Health – Right Bite The Right Bite series is a 6-Session Class that incorporate ways to look at calories and portion sizes while learning about healthier recipe options. While the series has an emphasis on people learning to eat with a diabetes diagnosis – the class is educational […]   Read More


Job Prep workshop to be held!

There will be a Job Prep workshop held on Tuesday, September 5th 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. dealing with Job Applications and Resume Building and another one on Tuesday, September 19th in relation to Appropriate Dress and Interview Skills. Both will be held at the Gadsden Career Center at 216 North 5th Street, Gadsden, […]   Read More








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