ACES Calendar

<< Thursday, March 30, 2017 >>
Event: Elmore Master Gardener Helpline Start: 3/30/17 9:00am
Fee: Free End: 3/30/17 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)
Event Website: Email: mgcahh@aces.edu
Description: Please call or email your gardening questions!

Event: Montgomery County Master Gardener Course Start: 3/30/17 9:00am
Fee: 150 End: 3/30/17 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
Event Website: Email: jones57@aces.edu
Description:

Event: Right Bite/Diabetes Education Start: 3/30/17 11:00am
Fee: End: 3/30/17 2:00pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health; Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: County: DeKalb
Contact Name: Shonda Miller Phone: 256-426-8444
Event Website: Email: sam0059@aces.edu
Description:

Event: 4-H Main Event - Cleburne County Start: 3/30/17 5:00pm
Fee: None End: 3/30/17 7:00pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development; General Administration
Address: Heflin Recreation Center, 1228 Coleman Street, Heflin, AL 36264 County: Cleburne
Contact Name: Drew Glover, Cindy Beam Phone: 256.463.2620
Event Website: http://www.alabama4h.com Email: dag0020@aces.edu; ckb0010@aces.edu
Description: Participate in various 4-H local competitions. Winners of the local competitions are eligible to go on to Regional Competition. Senior competitors will go on to 4-H State competitions.

Event: Farmer 201: Vegetable Production Course Start: 3/30/17 6:00pm
Fee: $10 per or $25 for series End: 3/30/17 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
Event Website: http://www.aces.e...ming201agenda.pdf Email: cullmancounty@auburn.edu
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 - Vegetable Production Start: 3/30/17 6:00pm
Fee: $50 for the full course or $10 per class End: 3/30/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops; Animal Science & Forages; Aquatic Resources; Commercial Horticulture; Farm & Agribusiness Management; Food Safety & Quality; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mngt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Poultry
Address: County: St. Clair
Contact Name: Henry Dorough Phone: 205-338-9416
Event Website: Email: dorouhd@auburn.edu
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.