ACES Calendar

<< Tuesday, May 23, 2017 >>
Event: QuickBooks for Farmers Start: 5/23/17 6:00am
Fee: $25 End: 5/23/17 8:00am
Calendar(s): Farm & Agribusiness Management
Address: Sand Mt Research & Extension Center, 13112 Alabama Highway 68, Crossville, AL 35962 County: DeKalb
Contact Name: Robert Page Phone: 12562012465
Event Website: Email: rlp0005@aces.edu
Description: QuickBooks for Farmers is a two evening class to train farmers on using the basic features of QuickBooks Pro accounting software. The first evening will cover building a sample farm file and entering sample data. The second evening will review a completed sample farm's year-end and management reports. This allows students to see a full year of QuickBooks data.

Event: Alabama Private Pesticide Applicator Training and Testing Start: 5/23/17 9:00am
Fee: 20.00 End: 5/23/17 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops; Animal Science & Forages; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mngt.
Address: DeKalb County Fairgrounds: 151 18th St, Fort Payne, AL 35967 County: DeKalb
Contact Name: DeKalb County Extension Office Phone: 256-845-8595
Event Website: http://www.aces.e...rsLicenseInfo.php Email: nvh0001@aces.edu
Description: Pre-registration is highly recommended. A Private Applicator uses or supervises the use of any restricted use 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 full training course that is complete with a testing period after the course in order to provide the Private Applicator permit to the participant. *Additional fee of $25.00 shall be forwarded by the applicant to the Department of Ag for Permit. 10 Commercial applicator points will be awarded in AP (Ag Plant) and D&R (Demonstration and Research).

Event: Learn to Earn Fondant Cake Decorating Course Start: 5/23/17 9:00am
Fee: 10.0 End: 5/23/17 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: County: Butler
Contact Name: Butler County Extension Office (Valerie McClain) Phone: 34-382-5111
Event Website: Email:
Description: Demonstration on how to make fondant, sculpt shapes, and decorate cake. Decorate your own cake and take with you.

Event: Lee County Master Gardener Helpline Start: 5/23/17 9:00am
Fee: FREE End: 5/23/17 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: County: Lee
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: Master Gardener Helpline Start: 5/23/17 9:00am
Fee: Free End: 5/23/17 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: 600 S 7th ST Opelika, AL 36801 County: Lee
Contact Name: Master Gardener Helpline Phone: 1-877-ALA-GROW
Event Website: Email: mgcahh@aces.edu
Description: Please call or email your gardening questions!

Event: Mastering Food Preservation Start: 5/23/17 9:30am
Fee: 30.0 End: 5/23/17 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: 1070 Shillinger Road North County: Mobile
Contact Name: Rebeca Catalena Phone: 251-574-8445
Event Website: http://www.aces.edu Email: rjc0026@auburn.edu
Description: Mastering Food Preservation Class Series. Four day series class for both beginning and experienced canners. Participants will learn the latest most up to date procedures on canning, drying, and pickling. Cost is 30.00 and seating is limited to the first 15 that register.

Event: Smart Yards Horticulture Update: Drought and Your Yard Start: 5/23/17 10:00am
Fee: Free End: 5/23/17 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Aquatic Resources
Address: 1109 W. Market Street Athens, AL 35611 County: Limestone
Contact Name: Taylor Vandiver Phone: 256-232-5510
Event Website: Email: tav0001@auburn.edu
Description: COME JOIN US FOR A FREE CLASS WHERE YOU CAN LEARN ABOUT THE AFFECTS OF DROUGHT ON YOUR YARD, NATIVE PLANTS FOR YOUR LANDSCAPE, IRRIGATION, AND MUCH MORE!

Event: Today's Mom- Health Services Inc. WIC Program Start: 5/23/17 10:00am
Fee: 0 End: 5/23/17 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program
Address: 2101 Chestnut Street Montgomery, AL 36106 County: Montgomery
Contact Name: Jennifer Pinkard Phone: 334-270-4133
Event Website: http://aces.edu Email: jap0033@aces.edu
Description: Today's Mom is comprised of a series of six lessons, each containing clearly stated goals. Each lesson consists of verbal and written instructions along with interactive activities designed to help moms-to-be learn to make healthy diet and physical activity choices for themselves and their babies. Today's Mom lessons are designed for ease of preparation and implementation. Lessons are scripted to make delivery easy. Accompanying materials reinforce lesson concepts and make learning about healthy eating simple and fun. Each lesson includes hands-on activities, recipes, and more. Activities reinforce concepts in ways that are fun and interactive.

Event: Learn to Identify Trees------Lunch and Learn Start: 5/23/17 11:00am
Fee: FREE End: 5/23/17 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: Coosa County Extension Office, 13999 AL Highway 22 (behind Courthouse) Rockford, AL 35136 County: Coosa
Contact Name: Sharon Haynes, Cornelia Tuck Phone: 256-377-4713
Event Website: Email: cpt0020@aces.edu
Description: Regional Extension Home Horticulture Agent, Mallory Kelley will be on hand to discuss the key to identifying trees. Get to know the types of trees in your yard and field by attending this FREE workshop. Pre-registration is required by May 19,2017. To register please call the Coosa County Extension Office at 256-377-4713. Please bring a sack lunch. Dessert and beverage will be provided. Hosted by the Coosa County Extension Office.

Event: Right Bite Diabetes Educatoin Start: 5/23/17 11:00am
Fee: Free End: 5/23/17 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: 819 Cook Ave. NW Ste 106 County: Madison
Contact Name: Shonda A. Miller Phone: 2564268444
Event Website: http://aces.edu Email: sam0059@aces.edu
Description: The Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School shows people affected by diabetes, especially type 2 diabetes, how to enjoy healthy food while controlling their diabetes. It provides excellent information that will help anyone preparing food to control diabetes, high blood pressure or any other chronic disease

Event: Salsa Canning Program Start: 5/23/17 1:00pm
Fee: End: 5/23/17 3:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: Luverne Public Library County: Crenshaw
Contact Name: Bridgette Brannon Phone: 334-335-5326
Event Website: Email: huttobf@auburn.edu
Description: Learn about tomatoes and canning salsa and other tomato products.

Event: Rite Bite (Diabetic Class) Start: 5/23/17 2:00pm
Fee: $10:00 End: 5/23/17 4:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: 600S 7th ST Suite 4 County: Lee
Contact Name: Helen Jones Phone: 334-749-3353
Event Website: Email:
Description: 6 week diabetic class

Event: Master Gardener Course Start: 5/23/17 4:00pm
Fee: 125.0 End: 5/23/17 8:30pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: 183 S.W. Davidson Drive, Suit A, Centreville, AL 35042 County: Bibb
Contact Name: Nelson D. Wynn Phone: 205-926-4310
Event Website: http://www.aces.edu/Bibb Email: wynnnel@aces.edu
Description: The Alabama Master Gardener Program is a volunteer training program by which the Alabama Cooperative Extension System expands its outreach mission to the citizens of Alabama. This program represents an effective partnership between the land-grant universities of this state and motivated volunteers interested in educating their communities with research-based information. Master Gardeners are trained volunteers that offer the local community Reliable, Relevant and Reachable gardening information and education opportunities

Event: AL Cottage Food - Phenix City Start: 5/23/17 5:00pm
Fee: 25 End: 5/23/17 7:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: Russell County Extension Office, 508 14th St., Phenix City, AL 36867 County: Russell
Contact Name: Janet Johnson Phone: 334-298-6845
Event Website: http://www.aces.edu/foodsafety Email: johns16@aces.edu
Description: Course meeting ADPH requirement to operate as a Cottage Food Operation. Course includes specifics about the AL Cottage Food Law, identify foods that can be sold, where foods can be sold, recognize labeling requirements and food safety recommendations for the cottage food operator.

Event: Farming 101: Pest and Disease Best Management Practices Start: 5/23/17 6:00pm
Fee: $50 for full course or $10 per class End: 5/23/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops; Commercial Horticulture; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: Houston County Extension Office County: Houston
Contact Name: Lucy Edwards Phone: 334-329-1672
Event Website: http://www.aces.e...r/beginningfarms/ Email: lee0003@aces.edu
Description: The goal of this series is to help beginning or transitioning farmers make good decisions in agriculture. The classes will provide research-based information and other resources to help accomplish their goals. This complete course will cover: Basic Soils, Vegetable Production, Row Crop Production, Beekeeping, Small Fruit Production, Farm Financial Management & Resource Agencies, High Tunnel Production, Pest Management, Marketing and Value Added Products.