ACES Publications
ACES Shelby County-February Newsletter
February 2017

Five Commonalities in Healthy Marriages

No two people are exactly the same, just as no two relationships are exactly the same. However, the number one skill all couples must develop to ensure a long-lasting, healthy relationship is communication, according to an expert. Debra Ward, an Alabama Cooperative Extension System regional agent in human development and family studies, has guided multiple couples to healthy marriages. […]   Read More

Pound Cake Recipes!

Sunshine, cool breezes and beautiful weather call for open windows. What better for dinner guests to smell drifting down the road or through the neighborhood than a homemade dessert? Since most fruits aren’t ripe for the picking, an old fashioned pound cake just might do the […]   Read More

Garden Talk: Overwintering What in My House?

Question: I was unpleasantly surprised this winter to realize my home is playing host to critters that were not invited, nor are they welcome. While it’s natural for insects, birds, and mammals to appreciate a nice warm, snug habitat, aren’t they supposed to live outdoors 12 months of […]   Read More

4-H Summer Camp 2017

For more information, contact: Charity Battles at 205-532-1246 (cell) or 205-669-6763 (office).   Read More

4-H Chick Chain Project 2017

For more information, contact: Charity Battles at 205-532-1246 (cell) or 205-669-6763 (office). If you are interested in participating contact the Shelby County Office to receive a Registration Form. Visit: to learn about the breeds. Registration Form and $35 fee is due February 17, 2017 .   Read More

2017 ServSafe Food Safety Certification Course

2017 ServSafe Food Safety Certification Course for Shelby County Dates: February 15 & March 1, 2017 (9:00am-3:00pm) May 23 & 25, 2017 (9:00am-3:00pm) August 8 & 15, 2017 (9:00am-3:00pm) November 3 & 10, 2017 (9:00am-3:00pm) Location: Shelby County Extension Office 56 Kelly Lane, Columbiana, AL. 35051 (205) 669-6763 […]   Read More

Beef Cattle Extension Educational Meeting: February 9th

Beef Cattle Extension Educational Meeting If you’re considering pregnancy checking your beef herd for the first time, or want to learn more about the different methods of pregnancy detection available, please join us for an educational meeting on Thursday, February 9, 2017. The meeting, entitled Methods […]   Read More

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