ACES Calendar

<< Monday, April 24, 2017 >>
Event: Farmer's Market Grower Field Visit Start: 4/24/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 4/24/17 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Farm & Agribusiness Management
Address: Hale County County: Hale
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Event: Beef Quality Assurance Training Start: 4/24/17 9:00am
Fee: End: 4/24/17 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Animal Science & Forages
Address: See event website for locations County: Crenshaw
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Event Website: http://www.aces.e...omingPrograms.php Email:
Description: Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) is a nationally coordinated, state implemented program that provides education and training for cattle producers about good animal husbandry and management.

Event: Montgomery County Helpline Start: 4/24/17 9:00am
Fee: FREE End: 4/24/17 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: County: Montgomery
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: Diabetes Support Group Meeting Start: 4/24/17 9:30am
Fee: Free End: 4/24/17 11:30am
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: Selma Dallas County Public Library, Vaughan Room, 1103 Selma Avenue, Selma, Alabama County: Dallas
Contact Name: Callie Nelson Phone: 334-875-3200
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Description: "Diabetes 101 - Understanding the Disease" will be the topic for this month's meeting. This topic will be presented by a trained Extension Educator and we will look at what is diabetes, risk factors, cause, and symptoms. We will also share recipes and have a taste testing where we will sample diabetic friendly recipes.

Event: ServSafe-Mobile County Start: 4/24/17 10:00am
Fee: 125 End: 4/24/17 4:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: 1070 Shillinger Road North County: Mobile
Contact Name: Rebecca Catalena Phone: 251-574-8445
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Description: This is a two day class April 24 and 25th. Cost/registration for the two day class is $125.00 per person paid by check or money order. Class begins at 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Please schedule your class visit at least two weeks ahead for sufficient time to study.

Event: Private Pesticide Applicators Testing Only Start: 4/24/17 10:30am
Fee: $10 End: 4/24/17 12:30pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops; Animal Science & Forages; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: 2513 7th Street, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 County: Tuscaloosa
Contact Name: Cindy Makemson Phone: 205-349-4630
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Description: A Private Applicator uses or supervises the use of any pesticide for producing any agricultural commodity on property owned or rented, or on the property of another person if applied without compensation. This is a testing period after studying the Study Manual in order to provide the Private Applicator permit to the participant after scoring at least 70. *Additional fee of $25.00 shall be forwarded by the applicant to the Department of Ag for Permit.

Event: Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center BQA Training Start: 4/24/17 2:00pm
Fee: None End: 4/24/17 6:00pm
Calendar(s): Animal Science & Forages
Address: County: Limestone
Contact Name: Soren Rodning Phone: 334-329-1665
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Description: Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) is a nationally coordinated, state implemented program that provides education and training for cattle producers about good animal husbandry and management. The goal of BQA is to help producers raise cattle under the best management and environmental conditions possible. The training is practical and based on scientific knowledge. BQA guidelines are also designed to ensure all beef consumers can trust and have confidence in the entire beef industry. Participants in this BQA training will have the opportunity to engage in four interactive rotations to learn about: 1. different options for animal identification and record keeping, as well as how to most effectively manage the data recorded for improved herd production and profitability 2. how to evaluate brood cows every year based on 'Seven Quality Checks' 3. safe livestock handling and hauling 4. how to administer all animal health products to beef cattle

Event: Lauderdale 4-H County Council Start: 4/24/17 4:30pm
Fee: none End: 4/24/17 6:30pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: Lauderdale Co ACES (4-H Office), 802 Veterans Drive, Florence County: Lauderdale
Contact Name: Janet Lovelady Phone: 256-766-6223
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Description: Build your leadership skills in a fun way! In the 4-H County Council, you will help make decisions about Lauderdale County 4-H activities, you'll help us do a monthly community service project, and you'll have a lot of fun making friends from all over the county./ August 22 - planning meeting (7th - 12th graders only)/ September 27 - Officer Training for new school club officers/ October 24 - What is leadership?/ November 19 - AU football game/ December 12 - Communication/ January 23 - Making Decisions/ February 27 - Citizenship/ March 20 - Speaking to a group/ April 24 - County Round-Up Prep

Event: KidsCope Parenting Class Start: 4/24/17 6:00pm
Fee: *$20.00 if pre-registered End: 4/24/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Family & Child Development
Address: Cullman County Extension Office, 402 Arnold Street NE, Suite G-1, Cullman, AL 35055 County: Cullman
Contact Name: Raydonna Sims Phone: 256-737-9386
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Description: The Cullman Circuit Court has mandated that all divorcing parents of minor children must attend one KidsCope parenting session that will last approximately two hours. *FEE: $20 per person if applications and payment are received by the Cullman County Extension Office prior to the session. A late fee of $5.00 will be charged if you pay at the time of the session. FEE MUST BE PAID BY MONEY ORDER OR CASH ONLY--NO LARGE BILLS OR CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED.