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
Contact Name: Phone:
Event Website: Email:
Description: Pick-up and Drop-off times will be sent out closer to travel days.

Event: Exploring Our Living Streams Educator's Workshop Start: 6/15/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 6/15/17 9:00am
Calendar(s): Aquatic Resources; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mngt.
Address: Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve 11401 US Highway 98 Fairhope, AL 36532 County: Baldwin
Contact Name: Mona Dominguez Phone: 8888444785
Event Website: http://www.alabam...ucator-workshops/ Email: srs0013@auburn.edu
Description: See event website for registration fees and details.

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 Mngt.
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: clinedj@auburn.edu
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: 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 Mngt.
Address: Chilton Co. Extension Office, 504 First Ave. N., Clanton, AL 35045 County: Chilton
Contact Name: Elaine Densmore Phone: 205 280-6268
Event Website: Email: ezd0007@aces.edu
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)
Event Website: Email: mgcahh@aces.edu
Description: Please call or email your gardening questions!

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 Mngt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mngt.; 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
Event Website: Email: jbc0057@aces.edu
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: 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 Mngt.; Community & Workforce Development; 4-H & Youth Development; Agronomic Crops; Aquatic Resources; Commercial Horticulture; Family & Child Development; Family Resource Mngt. & Workforce Devel.; Farm & Agribusiness Management; Food Safety & Quality; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mngt.
Address: 525 SCHOOL STREET County: Barbour
Contact Name: Allie Corcoran Phone: 3346875688
Event Website: Email: corcoja@aces.edu
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
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: 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: sed0029@aces.edu
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: Pasture & Grazing Management Field Day Start: 6/15/17 6:00pm
Fee: None End: 6/15/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Animal Science & Forages; Urban Affairs
Address: 372 Walker Lane Hazel Green, AL County: Madison
Contact Name: Robert Spencer Phone: 256-372-4983
Event Website: http://aces.edu/urban Email: rds0002@aces.edu
Description: Field Day will address rotational and forward grazing, forage varieties, mixed species grazing, and NRCS and other natural resource programs. Event is free please preregister by contacting Robert Spencer. Sign-in from 5:30-6:00