ACES Publications
Etowah County Extension Newsletter- June Edition

June 15, 2017

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"Pull up a chair.  Take a taste.  Come join us.  Life is so endlessly delicious." Ruth Reichl  

Muscadines-Backbone of Alabama Wine Industry - Extension Daily

Muscadine grapes grow best in Alabama & accounts for their use local wineries. Which grapes grow well Alabama impacts types of wines that can be produced. Source: Muscadines-Backbone of Alabama Wine Industry - Extension Daily   Read More


Identity Theft-Getting Your Life Back - Extension Daily

Identity theft is among the top three consumer complaints in the United States in 2017, according to the Federal Trade Commission. Source: Identity Theft-Getting Your Life Back - Extension Daily   Read More


Extension Launches New Nutrition Website - Extension Daily

Alabama Extension launched website with social media initiative Live Well Alabama. Goal to reach residents with nutrition & physical activity education. Source: Extension Launches New Nutrition Website - Extension Daily   Read More


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


Maintaining Pond Fertility for Good Fishing - Extension Daily

While it is a little late this year to start, you can still manage the fertility of your pond to keep the fishing good for the rest of the season. Source: Maintaining Pond Fertility for Good Fishing - Extension Daily   Read More


Citizen Input Needed

The Etowah County Extension Office is needing the input from a large number of Etowah County citizens. Please consider taking the survey that is located at the following link. Results from the survey will help Extension Staff to determine the future direction of Extension programming in the coming months. The survey should take less than […]   Read More


CPR, First Aid and Basic Life Support 4-H Workshop Scheduled

This workshop will be presented by the American Heart Association and will cover basic CPR, First Aid and basic life support. The date of the workshop is July 11th. Cost is $10 per person and includes lunch. Participants will receive certification cards. The deadline to sign up and pay for the workshop is […]   Read More


4-H Cooking and Canning Funshop Scheduled

This workshop is presented by Christy Mendoza (ACES Food Safety/Food Preservation Agent) and is limited to 25 participants. The class will be held on June 22-23 at the Northeast Etowah Community Center in Gaston. Time is TBD. The cost is $15 per person and each participant will bring home food items made during the funshop. […]   Read More


4-H RiverKids Summer Funshop Scheduled

The Etowah County 4-H program will have two opportunities this summer for area youth to take part in 4-H Riverkids, the Alabama 4-H kayaking program. The two dates that are available include: July 13th, and July 17th. All dates will begin at 9 a.m. when parents may drop their children off with 4-H agents at […]   Read More


4-H Arts and Crafts Summer Funshop

Etowah County 4-H Arts and Crafts Funshop has been scheduled for July 14th. Participants will make stamped leather bracelets, necklaces or keychains and tie-dyed t shirts. Cost will be $20 per person. Please bring a sack lunch. Deadline to register and pay is July 1st. Workshop will be held at the Etowah County Extension Office […]   Read More








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