ACES Calendar

<< Thursday, March 23, 2017 >>
Event: Career Countdown Dothan High School 9th Graders Start: 3/23/17 8:00am
Fee: Free End: 3/23/17 3:00pm
Calendar(s): Community & Workforce Development; Family Resource Mgmt. & Workforce Devel.; Urban Affairs
Address: 1699 Ross Clark Circle, Suite 4 Dothan, Alabama 36301 County: Houston
Contact Name: Rosalind James Phone: 1-334-618-3421
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Description: Agent James will coordinate Career Countdown for Dothan High School Ninth Graders. A simulation of the real world. 300 9th graders will participate.

Event: Elmore Master Gardener Helpline Start: 3/23/17 9:00am
Fee: Free End: 3/23/17 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: County: Elmore
Contact Name: Master Gardener Helpline Phone: 1-877-ALA-GROW (toll free)
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Description: Please call or email your gardening questions!

Event: Montgomery County Master Gardener Course Start: 3/23/17 9:00am
Fee: 150 End: 3/23/17 2:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: 5340 Atlanta Highway, Montgomery AL County: Montgomery
Contact Name: Mallory Kelley Phone: 334-270-4133
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Event: ServSafe - Wetumpka Start: 3/23/17 9:00am
Fee: 125 End: 3/23/17 4:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: Elmore County Extension Office, 340 Queen Ann Road, Wetumpka, AL 36092 County: Elmore
Contact Name: Janet Johnson Phone: 334-567-6301
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Description: Food Safety Certification for food permit holders meeting the ADPH requirements. Class size limited to first 20 registered. Pre-registration is required.

Event: Infant Safety for Kids and Kin Start: 3/23/17 12:45pm
Fee: Free End: 3/23/17 1:45pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: Coffeeville Head Start County: Clarke
Contact Name: Carolyn Bivins Phone: 251-533-9073
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Description: Covers all aspects of Infant Safety

Event: Alabama Coastal Foundation - Connect to Your Coast Start: 3/23/17 4:00pm
Fee: End: 3/23/17 10:00pm
Calendar(s): Aquatic Resources; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.
Address: Red Clay Brewing Company 704 North Railroad Avenue Opelika, AL 36801 County: Lee
Contact Name: Alabama Coastal Foundation Phone:
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Description: Free Event

Event: Farmer 201: Vegetable Production Course Start: 3/23/17 6:00pm
Fee: $10 per or $25 for series End: 3/23/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: North Alabama Agriplex,1714 Tally Ho Street SW, Cullman, AL 35055 County: Cullman
Contact Name: Tony Glover Phone: 256-737-9386
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Description: March 23, 2017 Plasticulture vegetables and irrigation/fertigation program.  Speakers: Mr. Travis Kress, Cullman County Water & Soil Conservation District Project Coordinator;  Mr. Mike Reeves, Morgan County Extension Coordinator, and Mr. Tony Glover, Cullman County Extension Coordinator. March 30, 2017 Succession planting, rotation, composting and cover crops for maximum vegetable productivity. Speakers: Dr. Joe Kemble, Joe Kemble, Extension Specialist Professor, Horticulture, and Mr. Arnold Caylor, North Alabama Research Station Director. February 23, 2017 Controlling pest of vegetables with an emphasis on organic and soft chemicals. Focus will be on cucurbit and tomato pest but the speaker will take questions on all pest of vegetables.  Speaker: Dr. Ayanava Majumdar, Alabama Cooperative Extension Specialist, Agronomic Crops & Commercial Horticulture.

Event: Farming 101 - Small Scale Livestock Production Start: 3/23/17 6:00pm
Fee: $50 for the full course or $10 per class End: 3/23/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Animal Science & Forages; Agronomic Crops; Animal Science & Forages; Aquatic Resources; Commercial Horticulture; Farm & Agribusiness Management; Food Safety & Quality; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Poultry
Address: County: St. Clair
Contact Name: Henry Dorough Phone: 205-338-9416
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Description: This complete course will cover: Basic Soils, Small Scale Livestock Production, Small Scale Poultry Production, Vegetable Production, Small Fruit & Tree Fruit Production, Marketing 101, Farm Financial Management & Resource Agencies, and Value Added Products. This course is designed to help new and beginning farmers learn the basics of various farming enterprises, identifying government agencies for help, identifying which crops or livestock to grow, basics of marketing, how to manage farm finances and taxes, etc.

Event: Irrigation Scheduling Meeting Start: 3/23/17 6:00pm
Fee: N/A End: 3/23/17 9:00pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops
Address: Wiregrass REC County: Henry
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Description: More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Event: Mobile County 4-H Animal Science Club Meeting Start: 3/23/17 6:00pm
Fee: End: 3/23/17 7:00pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: 1070 Schillinger Rd N Mobile, AL 36526 County: Mobile
Contact Name: Denise Anderson Phone: 2515748445
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Description: 4-Her's that participate in Animal projects have the opportunity to develop life-skills such as responsibility, animal care, management and knowledge, money and time management, as well as goal setting and leadership skills. The Mobile County Animal Science Club includes lessons and projects for a variety of livestock.

Event: Value Added Products (Baked Goods/Cottage Food Law, Jams/Jellies, etc.) Start: 3/23/17 6:00pm
Fee: $10.00 End: 3/23/17 9:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: Gulf Coast Research & Extension Center, 8300 State Hwy 104, Fairhope, AL 36532 County: Baldwin
Contact Name: Baldwin County Extension Office Phone: 251-937-7176
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Description: The goal of this series is to help beginning or transitioning farmers make good decisions in agriculture. The farmers will choose which agriculture enterprise they are best suited and capable of developing. The classes will provide research-based information and other resources to help accomplish their goals.

Event: Spring Cattlemen's Meeting Start: 3/23/17 7:00pm
Fee: End: 3/23/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Animal Science & Forages
Address: Tom Harbin Ag Center County: Crenshaw
Contact Name: Derek Bryan Phone:
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