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Etowah County Extension Newsletter-August 2017
July 31, 2017

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We hope that you find this information useful. If there is anything that the Extension Office can do for you, please do not hesitate to contact us.  Feel free to share this newsletter with your friend and family.  

Marshall County Pond Management Workshop

Wednesday, August 2 at the Lattiwood Community Center Check in at 8:30 a.m. Presentations 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $25 Registration Fee includes refreshments, lunch and handouts. Questions: Contact Norm Haley, Regional Agent 256-845-8595, 256-630-4248 or email nvh0001@aces.edu   Read More


Making Money Count program to be held!

There will be several Making Money Count seminars beginning on Tuesday, August 15th from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. with Decision Making and Communication/Spending Plan and then on Tuesday, August 29th from 9-11 the topic will be Credit/Banking/Power Pay. Both events will be held at the Gadsden Career Center at 216 North 5th Street, Gadsden, […]   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


Beef Cattle Management: Early Weaning - Extension Daily

Early weaning is a technique not often used on beef cattle operations. Source: Beef Cattle Management: Early Weaning - Extension Daily   Read More


Wheat Production Meeting to be Held

There will be two wheat production meetings geared towards producing high yields on Monday, August 14. There is an opportunity with better wheat prices for wheat/soybeans in growers’ rotation. Speakers will be Dr. Dewey Lee, University of Georgia Professor Emeritus of Small Grains and Corn, and Dr. Kathy Flanders, Alabama Extension Entomologist. Dr. Lee is […]   Read More


State 4-H Poultry Event results!

The 2017 Etowah County 4-H Avian Bowl team found success at this year's state contest held at the Ham Wilson Livestock Arena on the campus of Auburn University. This was the first year that Etowah County had an avian bowl team and we are excited to say that they took second place honors in the […]   Read More


State 4-H Results!

Six Etowah County 4-H members found success yesterday at this year's Alabama State 4-H Competitive Events Day held at the Alabama 4-H Center. The youth (from left to right: Timothy Cleveland, Dustin Barrs, Elizabeth Griffith, Marissa Womack, Alora Davis and Dale Barrs (not pictured)) excelled in their chosen project area. Timothy Cleveland of the Etowah […]   Read More


Northeast Alabama 4-H Solar Eclipse Workshop

Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the Little River Canyon Center Drop by or call our Extension Office by July 7th to reserve your spot in this workshop. It is open for ages 9-18. The next Solar Eclipse will happen on August 21st and we want you ready for it! We will be learning the science […]   Read More








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