ACES Calendar

<< Tuesday, August 1, 2017 >>
Event: 4HOnline New 4-H Club Year Begins Start: 8/1/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 8/1/17 5:00pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: Statewide County: online
Contact Name: Nancy Alexander Phone: 334-750-0839
Event Website: http://www.aces.e.../AL4-H/events.php Email: alexana@aces.edu
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Event: Dekalb County Master Gardener Training Start: 8/1/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 8/1/17 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: County: DeKalb
Contact Name: Eric Schavey Phone: 256-504-0351
Event Website: Email: ets0003@aces.edu
Description:

Event: National 4-H Forestry Invitational Start: 8/1/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 8/1/17 5:00pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: Weston, WV County: external
Contact Name: Emily Nichols Phone: 334-703-0681
Event Website: http://www.aces.e.../AL4-H/events.php Email: ekn0001@aces.edu
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Event: National 4-H Wildlife Habitat Education Program Contest Start: 8/1/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 8/1/17 5:00pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: Eatonton, GA County: external
Contact Name: Emily Nichols Phone: 334-703-0681
Event Website: http://www.aces.e.../AL4-H/events.php Email: ekn0001@aces.edu
Description:

Event: Lee County Master Gardener Helpline Start: 8/1/17 9:00am
Fee: FREE End: 8/1/17 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: Managing Wild Pig Workshop Start: 8/1/17 9:00am
Fee: 15.00 End: 8/1/17 2:00pm
Calendar(s): Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.
Address: Limestone Co. Sheriff's Rodeo Arena 18118 AL Hwy 99 Athens, AL 35614 For Directions Call: 256.232.55 County: Limestone
Contact Name: Mark Smith Phone: 334.844.8099
Event Website: http://www.aces.edu/go/749 Email: mds0007@aces.edu
Description: LOCATION & DatES: 9am - 2pm June 30, 2017 - Bullock Co. Extension Office 21578 Hwy 82E Union springs, AL For Directions Call: 334.738.2580 July 29, 2017 - Bass Pro/Leeds, AL (Start time here is 10am - 3pm) 5000 Bass Pro Blvd, Leeds, AL 35094 For Directions Call: 205.702.7500 August 1, 2017 - Limestone Co. Sheriff's Rodeo Arena 18118 AL Hwy 99 Athens, AL 35614 For Directions Call: 256.232.5510 August 3, 2017 - 5-Rivers Delta Resource Center 3945 Five Rivers Blvd Spanish fort, AL For Directions Call: 251.625.0814 September 15, 2017 - Covington Co Extension Office 23952 AL Hwy 55 Andalusia, AL 36420 For Directions Call: 334.222.1125 Topics covered Wild Pig History, Biology, and Ecology Overview of Wild Pig Control Methods Trapping of Wild Pigs How to Get Money For Pig Traps OUTSIDE DEMONSTRATION OF TRAP DESIGNS & TECHNIQUES Registration Fee: $15.00 - Handouts & lunch provided on site ONLINE REGISTRATION or Mail a check to: (Please Include Date and Location you wish to attend) Managing Wild Pig Damage Workshop 602 Duncan Drive, Forestry & Wildlife Sciences Bldg. Auburn, AL 36849 if you need help call: 334.844.1010 Online Registration: http://www.aces.edu/go/749 Continuing Education Credits Available 4.5 PLM Hours 2 Cat 1 - CF 2 & 2 Cat 2*

Event: ServSafe - Opelika Start: 8/1/17 9:00am
Fee: 125 End: 8/1/17 4:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: Lee County Extension Office, 600 S. 7th St., Ste. 4, Opelika, AL 36801 County: Lee
Contact Name: Janet Johnson Phone: 334-749-3353
Event Website: http://www.aces.edu/foodsafety Email: johns16@aces.edu
Description: Food Safety Certification for food permit holders meeting the ADPH requirements. Class size limited to first 20 registered. Pre-registration is required.

Event: Backyard Fire Ant Management Start: 8/1/17 11:00am
Fee: Free End: 8/1/17 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Aquatic Resources
Address: County: Coosa
Contact Name: Mallory Kelley Phone: 334-703-9197
Event Website: http://www.aces.edu/coosa Email: jones57@aces.edu
Description: Bring a sack lunch and come learn the best strategies to manage fire ants on your property.

Event: Lunch & Learn ( Controlling Fire Ants) Start: 8/1/17 11:00am
Fee: $0 End: 8/1/17 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: 13999 AL Highway 22, Rockford, AL 35136 County: Coosa
Contact Name: Cornelia Tuck Phone: 256-377-4713
Event Website: Email: cpt0020@aces.edu
Description: This workshop will be a great opportunity to learn about the fire ant colony and the BEST strategies to manage them. Registration is free, but required. Pre-registration is required by Friday, July 28th.

Event: Right Bite - Elmore County Start: 8/1/17 11:00am
Fee: Free End: 8/1/17 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: herndhj@aces.edu County: Elmore
Contact Name: Helen H Jones Phone: 334-201-6775
Event Website: Email:
Description: Studies have shown that Alabama has the highest rate of Diabetes in the United States. The Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School is a fun way to learn how to enjoy delicious food that is prepared with less fat, sugar, and sodium. The program will provide excellent information that will help anyone preparing food to control diabetes, high blood pressure or any chronic disease. It is sponsor by Alabama Cooperative Extension (Elmore County Office). It will be 6 sessions that will cover: Portion control, Label reading, use of various sweeteners, choosing carbohydrate wisely, increasing fiber, choosing the right fats and control of high blood pressure. The dates for the program are: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Tuesdays, August 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2017. Begins at 11:00 am -" 12:00 pm Sandtown School 3300 Sandtown Rd. Millbrook, AL 36054 Please call to register by Monday,July 10, 2017. Elmore County Extension Office: (334) 567-6301 Helen Jones: (334) 201-6775

Event: Seed Saving Workshop Start: 8/1/17 1:00pm
Fee: 5 End: 8/1/17 3:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture; Food Safety & Quality
Address: Enterprise Farmers Market - 525 North Main Street, Enterprise, AL 36330 County: Coffee
Contact Name: Lucy Edwards Phone:
Event Website: Email: lee0003@aces.edu
Description: Have you ever grown a vegetable variety that was superior to other varieties you've grown before? Consider saving seeds from these tasty selections so you can duplicate the results in future years! We invite all experienced seed savers, new gardeners and hobbyists who would like to learn more about crop diversity, regionally adapted varieties, and those wanting to expand their collections. Topics will include a gardeners guide to saving seed, starting seeds indoors, and heirloom varieties. To register, please call the Coffee County Extension Office at 334-894-5596.

Event: 4-H Chick Chain Showmanship Clinic/Fun Shop Start: 8/1/17 5:30pm
Fee: FREE End: 8/1/17 7:30pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development; Animal Science & Forages
Address: 151 18th Street, Fort Payne, AL County: DeKalb
Contact Name: Brannon Burt Phone: 256-845-8595
Event Website: Email: beb0027@aces.edu
Description: Topics Covered: Day before show preparation; Show Day preparation; How to dress; Bathing Chickens; Cooping and uncooping practice; Showmanship presentation; Breed Class Presentation; Marketing and Donations; Fun Avian Bowl Demonstration

Event: QuickBooks for Farmers Start: 8/1/17 6:00pm
Fee: $25 End: 8/1/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Farm & Agribusiness Management
Address: Marshall Co Extension Office, Courthouse Basement, 424 Blount Ave, Guntersville, AL 35976 County: Marshall
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.