ACES Publications
March 2017 Etowah County Newsletter

March 2, 2017

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Please see below the happenings of the Etowah County Extension Office during the month of March.  We hope that you will take part.  Also, please feel free to share this information with your own listserve. 

March 4-H County Contests

March 2017 Etowah County 4-H Contests to be held. On Thursday, March 23rd the following contests will be held at the Etowah County Extension Office: Extreme Birdhouse $15 Challenge Creative Endeavours Interior Design Senior Level Woodworking only! If your 4-H member is interested in participating, please call the Extension Office at 256.547.7936 to sign […]   Read More


DEEP- Diabetes Education Empowerment Program

Diabetes self-management is important. People living with a diabetes diagnosis have to learn to balance the food they eat, exercise, and understand about the medicines they are prescribed. By managing their diabetes, people can prevent or delay diabetic complications such as blindness and amputations. People managing their diabetes can live long and healthful lives. […]   Read More


Cherokee/Etowah County 4-H Pig Squeal Show and Auction

Saturday, April 29th at the Sand Rock Livestock Pavilion. 11:00 a.m. show time and auction to follow. Processors will be on site to take care of processing needs and haul pigs. Call Amy Burgess at 256.547.7936 or Landon Marks for more information at 256-706-0032.   Read More


Sand Mountain Research & Extension Center BQA Training

Monday, April 3, 2017 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. FREE TO ATTEND 4 hands on stations to include: record keeping, proper injection practices, cow herd quality checks, proper trailering of cattle. Pre-registration is required for meal preparation. For more information call Landon Marks 256-706-0032. Sponsored by Alabama Cattlemen's Association.   Read More


Tall Fescue Workshop

Tall Fescue Workshop: Wednesday, March 22nd, 12:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. $40 per person Will be held at the GA Mountain Res. & Education Center, Blairsville, GA Presenters: Dr. Dennis Hancock, Dr. Jennifer Johnson, Dr. Glen Aiken, Dr. Nick Hill, Dr. Ali Missaoui. FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT: […]   Read More


Post-Drought Weed Management & Weed Management for Bermuda Hayfields

Post Drought Weed Managment & Weed Management for Bermuda grass Hayfields Thursday, March 2, 6:00 p.m. at the Sand Mountain Research and Extension Center. Presented by Joyce Tredaway, Extension Weed Specialist Pre-Register with DeKalb County Office at 256-845-8595.   Read More


Pasture Recovery Options after the Drought

Mark your Calendar! Call 256-927-3250 to pre-register   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








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