ACES Calendar

<< Thursday, June 15, 2017 >>
Event: 4-H Summer Camp Start: 6/15/17 7:00am
Fee: End: 6/18/17 7:00am
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: 4-H Center County: Crenshaw
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Description: Pick-up and Drop-off times will be sent out closer to travel days.

Event: Fish Camp Start: 6/15/17 8:00am
Fee: yes End: 6/15/17 4:00pm
Calendar(s): Aquatic Resources; 4-H & Youth Development; Aquatic Resources; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.
Address: 203 Swingle Hall, Auburn University, AL 36849 County: Lee
Contact Name: David Cline Phone: 334-844-2874
Event Website: http://www.auburn...programs/fish.htm Email:
Description: The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) and Auburn University Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures Department are offering Fish Camp-"five days of intense fun and hands-on activities blended into a creative learning experience that provides the broadest possible exposure to natural resource careers with an emphasis on aquaculture, fisheries, and aquatic ecology. This camp involves a lot of field/outdoor activity and is a great opportunity to learn from Auburn's renowned fisheries, aquaculture, and aquatic ecology professionals. The camp is open to high school students age 15-18. Students will have the opportunity to make their own lures, fish for a trophy size bass in the AU fisheries research ponds, kayak in the Coosa River, seine a fish pond, see flying carp, and much more. Students will experience an amazing campus-life in this one week program full of evening social and recreational activities. Camp participants will have 24/7 counselor supervision.

Event: Right Bite - Bullock County Start: 6/15/17 8:00am
Fee: Free End: 6/15/17 9:30am
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: 166 Railroad Street Midway, AL County: Bullock
Contact Name: Helen H Jones Phone: 334-738-2580 or 334-529-3858
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Description: Learn to prepare delicious meals and snacks to control or prevent diabetes and other diseases. During six exciting lessons you will learn: to choose healthier food at the store, prepare recipes lower in fat, cholesterol, sugar and sodium and control portions.

Event: Urban Extension Program Planning Meeting Start: 6/15/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 6/15/17 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Urban Affairs
Address: Alabama A&M University, Normal AL County: Madison
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Event: Private Pesticide Applicator Testing Only Start: 6/15/17 8:30am
Fee: $10 End: 6/15/17 11:00am
Calendar(s): Animal Science & Forages; Commercial Horticulture; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.
Address: Chilton Co. Extension Office, 504 First Ave. N., Clanton, AL 35045 County: Chilton
Contact Name: Elaine Densmore Phone: 205 280-6268
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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: Elmore Master Gardener Helpline Start: 6/15/17 9:00am
Fee: Free End: 6/15/17 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: Small Business Workshop Start: 6/15/17 9:00am
Fee: FREE to Public, Call to Reserve a Seat! 334-683-68 End: 6/15/17 4:00pm
Calendar(s): Family Resource Mgmt. & Workforce Devel.; Community & Workforce Development
Address: 7005 County Road 23 County: Perry
Contact Name: Renee' Vines Phone: 334-683-6888
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Description: Want to learn how to start a Small Business?? Perry County Small Business Workshop-June 15 & 16 9:00am-4:00pm Free to Public Hosted by Perry County Extension Location: Greenleaf Baptist Church, 7055 County Road 23, Marion, AL 36756 Deadline to reserve your seat for the workshop, June 13!! Call Perry County Extension Office at 334-683-6888 The Alabama Cooperative Extension's Small Business Workshop is designed to help individuals with limited knowledge about how to start a business. During the workshop, participants will learn how to start a business from scratch! Important topics such as how to organize and license your business, how to do create a small business plan and how to set-up an internet website. Existing businesses can also benefit from the workshop as risk management plans will be a topic of discussion. Approximately 60-70% of new jobs are created in the establishment and growth of small businesses. The ability to increase the number of small businesses within a community will ultimately build a stronger local economy and aid to reduce unemployment. Join us-"Everyone welcome!

Event: Color Your Summer Start: 6/15/17 9:30am
Fee: $20.00 End: 6/15/17 12:00pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: 600 S 7th ST Suite 4 Opelika, AL 36801 County: Lee
Contact Name: Lee Co Extension Phone: 334-749-3353
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Description: An Interior Design Camp June 13-15 (Tuesday-" Thursday) 9:30 am-" 12:00 pm Activity fee $20 Youth will learn about basic design and be prepared to enter our Interior Design 4-H contest. Ages 9-18 only. Must be a 4-H member.

Event: Backyard Insects and Wildlife: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Start: 6/15/17 10:00am
Fee: 10.0 End: 6/15/17 2:00pm
Calendar(s): Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Community & Workforce Development; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Aquatic Resources; Agronomic Crops; Aquatic Resources; Commercial Horticulture; Farm & Agribusiness Management; Food Safety & Quality
Address: 23952 Alabama Hwy. 55, Ste 4, Andalusia, AL 36420 County: Covington
Contact Name: Bence Carter Phone: 334-389-4055
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Description: Many homeowners battle insects and wildlife in their lawns, gardens, and backyards. Whether it is the increasing number of ant hills, moles tunneling across the yard, or the worms in the vegetable garden they are all considered pest in need of eradication. In effort to help those dealing with nuisance pest and wildlife, the Alabama Extension System will be hosting a Backyard Insects and Wildlife program at the Covington County Extension Office on June 15th, 2017 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Topics will include: the control of fire ants and other home pest, lawn and garden insects, and managing wildlife for homeowners. To register or for more information, call the Extension office at 334-222-1125 by June 12th. Space is limited!

Event: Russell County Farmer Market Start: 6/15/17 2:00pm
Fee: End: 6/15/17 6:00pm
Calendar(s): Commercial Horticulture; General Administration; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: Garrett-Harrison Stadium, at Airport and Summerville Road intersection County: external
Contact Name: Jennifer Davidson Phone: 3342986845
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Event: Eufaula Farmers Market Start: 6/15/17 3:00pm
Fee: End: 6/15/17 6:00pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Community & Workforce Development; 4-H & Youth Development; Agronomic Crops; Aquatic Resources; Commercial Horticulture; Family & Child Development; Family Resource Mgmt. & Workforce Devel.; Farm & Agribusiness Management; Food Safety & Quality; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.
Address: 525 SCHOOL STREET County: Barbour
Contact Name: Allie Corcoran Phone: 3346875688
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Description: Eufaula Farmers Market downtown Eufaula on Broad Street. Every Thursday starting May 25-August 10. Call the Barbour County Extension Office for more information.

Event: AL Cottage Food - Wetumpka Start: 6/15/17 5:00pm
Fee: 25 End: 6/15/17 7:00pm
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: 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: DEEP Start: 6/15/17 5:30pm
Fee: Free End: 6/15/17 7:30pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: Escambia County Health Department, 1115 Azalea Pl, Brewton, AL County: Escambia
Contact Name: Carolyn Bivins Phone: (251) 533-9073
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Description: DEEP Diabetes Education Enrichment Program. Learn how diabetes affects the body

Event: Fall Armyworm Management in Pastures and Hayfields Start: 6/15/17 6:00pm
Fee: free; but please RSVP to Randolph County Extension End: 6/15/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Animal Science & Forages
Address: event location: Randolph County Ag Center (2959 County Road 333, Wedowee, AL) County: Randolph
Contact Name: Sarah Dickinson Phone: 256-537-0024
Event Website: https://www.faceb.../831266223706738/ Email:
Description: The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) will hold a meeting covering early detection and control of fall armyworms to help livestock and hay producers learn options to better control these pests in their pastures and hayfields. The meeting will take place on Thursday, June 15 at the Randolph County Ag Center in Wedowee, AL from 6:00 -" 8:00 pm CST. Join us as Dr. Kathy Flanders, ACES Entomology Extension Specialist, discusses 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. Please RSVP to the Randolph County Extension Office at (256) 357-2841 by Monday, June 5, 2017 to reserve your spot. The meeting is free of charge, but we need a headcount for meal plans, so please RSVP. Directions: Traveling on Highway 431 between Roanoke and Wedowee. If going North, turn right onto Co Rd 42. Go through the 4-way stop. The AG Center is on the Right. GPS may get you lost!

Event: Estate Planning for Farmers and Other Landowners Start: 6/15/17 6:15pm
Fee: End: 6/15/17 8:15pm
Calendar(s): Farm & Agribusiness Management
Address: 306 South Three Notch St., Troy County: Pike
Contact Name: Phone: (334) 566-0985
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