ACES Calendar

<< Tuesday, June 6, 2017 >>
Event: Autauga County Scouting School Start: 6/6/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 6/6/17 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops; Agronomic Crops
Address: 2226 HWY 14W Autaugaville, AL County: Autauga
Contact Name: Christy Hicks Phone: 334-704-3370
Event Website: Email: agnewcd@auburn.edu
Description: Scouting School will cover cotton, soybean and sorghum insects, thresholds and control methods.

Event: Lee County Master Gardener Helpline Start: 6/6/17 9:00am
Fee: FREE End: 6/6/17 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: 6/6/17 9:00am
Fee: Free End: 6/6/17 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: ServSafe Training Start: 6/6/17 10:00am
Fee: $125 unless pay online then cost is $120 End: 6/6/17 6:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: Dale County Extension Office,1702 Hwy 123 South in Ozark County: Dale
Contact Name: Bridgette Brannon Phone: 334-222-1125
Event Website: Email: huttobf@auburn.edu
Description: ServSafe Training for food permit holders in Dale county and surrounding area.

Event: Today's Mom- Health Services Inc. WIC Program Start: 6/6/17 10:00am
Fee: 0 End: 6/6/17 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: Wiregrass Master Gardener Lunch and Learn Series Start: 6/6/17 12:00pm
Fee: End: 6/6/17 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: Dothan Houston County Library (445 North Oates Street Dothan, AL 36303) County: Houston
Contact Name: Lucy Edwards Phone: 334-329-1672
Event Website: Email: lee0003@aces.edu
Description: The Wiregrass Master Gardeners are hosting a Lunch and Learn series featuring a different topic each month. Topics will include: pruning, growing blueberries, starting a garden, tomatoes, annual & perennial flowers, hydrangeas, fall gardening, division of bulbs, rhizomes & perennials, and holiday decorating. Bring a sack lunch (drinks provided) and enjoy a free program!

Event: Rite Bite (Diabetic Class) Start: 6/6/17 2:00pm
Fee: $10:00 End: 6/6/17 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: Cottage Food Law Start: 6/6/17 4:00pm
Fee: 25 End: 6/6/17 7:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: County: Butler
Contact Name: Butler County Extension Office (Valerie McClain) Phone: 334-382-5111
Event Website: Email:
Description: Start an at home bakery type business. This food safety class is required for participants that want to sell baked goods from their home. Participants are allowed to sell cakes, candies, cookies, jams, jellies, and dried herbs and mixes.

Event: Master Gardener Course Start: 6/6/17 4:00pm
Fee: 125.0 End: 6/6/17 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: Fall Armyworm Management in Pastures and Hayfields Start: 6/6/17 6:00pm
Fee: free; but please RSVP to Coosa County ACES office End: 6/6/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Animal Science & Forages
Address: event location: Coosa County Cattlemen's Building, Hanover, AL (beside Coosa County Forestry Building) County: Coosa
Contact Name: Sarah Dickinson Phone: 256-537-0024
Event Website: https://www.faceb.../369749076755297/ Email: sed0029@aces.edu
Description: Please join us for an educational meeting covering early detection and control of fall armyworms in pastures and hayfields. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, June 6 at the Coosa County Cattlemen's Building in Hanover, AL from 6:00 -" 8:00 PM CST. Dr. Kathy Flanders, ACES Entomology Extension Specialist, will discuss methods to control the fall armyworm in your pastures. You will learn how the armyworm's lifecycle impacts its' damage to your fields, and you will be better prepared for early detection and proper treatment to control the pest. The event is free of charge, but please RSVP because a meal will be served according to RSVP numbers.

Event: Farming 101: Tunnel House Production Start: 6/6/17 6:00pm
Fee: $50 for full course or $10 per class End: 6/6/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops; Commercial Horticulture; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: hou 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.

Event: QuickBooks for Farmers Start: 6/6/17 6:00pm
Fee: $25 End: 6/6/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Farm & Agribusiness Management
Address: Lawrence Co Agricultural Center, 13075 Alabama Highway 157, Moulton, AL 35650 County: Lawrence
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 reports. This allows students to see a full year of QuickBooks data.