ACES Publications
Etowah County January Newsletter
January 19, 2017

Welcome to a new year!  The staff of the Etowah County Extension Office hopes that you find this newsletter helpful.  Please call or come by if we can be of service to you.

The 22nd Annual Beekeeping Symposium Feb. 4 in Clanton

The 22nd Annual Beekeeping Symposium will be held February 4th in Clanton, Alabama from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Early registration is open until January 20th and the fee is $35, After the 20th, registration will only be at the door and will be $50. Lunch is included with the fee. Topics will include: […]   Read More

Upcoming 4-H Events- Judges Needed

The Etowah County Extension Office is in need for several judges for upcoming 4-H events. If you would like to volunteer, please contact any of the 4-H agents in the office at 256.547.7936. Upcoming events and dates include: February 11- County Baked Foods, Healthy Living For Life, Food Demonstrations and all other demonstrations   Read More

State Junior Beef Expo is Upcoming

Young people from across the state, including Etowah County will be exhibiting their 4-H Beef projects at this year's Junior Beef Expo, taking place in Montgomery as part of the Southeastern Livestock Expo. Wish them good luck!   Read More

2017 4-H Chick Chain Sign Ups Open

The 2017 Etowah County 4-H Chick Chain is open currently for registration. Any youth ages 9-18 living or attending school in Etowah County are able to participate. Youth pay $50 and receive 18 one day old chicks that they raise for 22 weeks before bringing their best 3 birds of one breed to […]   Read More

4-H Summer Camp Upcoming

Etowah County will be attending Summer 4-H Camp at the Alabama 4-H Center in Columbiana on June 26-28, 2017. There are only 77 slots available. Please contact the Etowah County Extension Office at 256.547.7936 for more information.   Read More

Private Applicators Permit for 2017

There will be a private pesticide applicators training meeting held in the Etowah County Extension Office on Monday, January 30th from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Anyone needing to receive points this year to insure that your permit stays active is encouraged to attend. The event is free. Please contact the Etowah County Extension […]   Read More

Cotton Production Meetings

There will be two cotton production meetings held in the area on Monday, February 6, 2017. Speakers include: Dr. Trey Cutts, Alabama Cotton Extension Specialist- Cotton Production and Variety Update Dr. Joyce Treadaway-Ducar, Alabama Extension Weed Scientist- Cotton Burndown and Weed Control with update on Enlist and Xtend Technologies. Dr. Ron Smith, Alabama Extension […]   Read More

Grazing Clinic to be Held

2017 Blount County Grazing Clinic February 2, 2017 from 9:45 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Palisades Park in Dalton Moss Lodge. Registration deadline is January 24, 2017. Topics will include: fencing, watering, rotational grazing techniques, feed efficiency, pasture evaluation, nutrition requirements of livestock, dealing with the drought aftermath and more. For registration/questions, contact the Blount […]   Read More

F.A.R.M. Outlook 2017 Workshops

This is a great opportunity for farmers and agribusinesses to learn more about the new Farm and Agribusiness Extension Team and be updated on the current situation in Alabama agriculture and the expectations for 2017. Dates and Locations include: January 10- Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center, Belle Mina January 11- Sand Mountain Research and […]   Read More

Farmers Market Training Series

Along with the Alabama Beginning Farms Program and Main Street Fort Payne, Alabama Extension is offering a new series to be held on the 2nd Wednesday of Each month in Fort Payne. The series will focus on training farmers in a number of subjects, including marketing, disease and pest control, new crop varieties, high tunnel […]   Read More

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