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<< Tuesday, August 8, 2017 >>
Event: Master Gardener Volunteer Meeting Start: 8/8/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 8/8/17 9:00am
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: 508 14th street County: Russell
Contact Name: Jennifer Davidson Phone: 3342986845
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Description: Join Russell Master Gardeners as they learn about gardening and volunteer opportunities in Russell County.

Event: August 2017 Agronomic Crops Webinar Start: 8/8/17 9:00am
Fee: free End: 8/8/17 11:00am
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops
Address: online webinar at: County: Online
Contact Name: Kathy Flanders Phone:
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Description: Timely information on agronomic crops. Topics include: Pod blasting peanuts, Kris Balkcom; Wheat planting dates & varieties, Jake McNeal; Hessian fly and BYD management, Kathy Flanders; Climate Update, Brenda Ortiz; Cover crop mixtures and seeding rates Kip Balkcom (2016)

Event: Lee County Master Gardener Helpline Start: 8/8/17 9:00am
Fee: FREE End: 8/8/17 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)
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Description: Please call or email your gardening questions!

Event: 2nd Annual Marshall County Tomato Taste Off Start: 8/8/17 10:00am
Fee: 5.0 End: 8/8/17 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture; Food Safety & Quality; Urban Affairs
Address: 1101 Sunset Drive Guntersville, AL 35976 County: Marshall
Contact Name: Hunter McBrayer Phone: (256) 302-0510
Event Website: https://www.faceb...4/?type=3&theater Email:
Description: Come join the Marshall County Extension Staff for some friendly competition, tomato focused education and a BLT lunch at the 2nd Annual Tomato Taste-off! Be sure to bring your best home grown tomatoes to enter into our contests. Contests include: Biggest Tomato, Best Cherry Tomato, and Best Taste Overall.

Event: Right Bite - Elmore County Start: 8/8/17 11:00am
Fee: Free End: 8/8/17 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: County: Elmore
Contact Name: Helen H Jones Phone: 334-201-6775
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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: Central Alabama Master Gardener Lunch and Learn (Elmore) Start: 8/8/17 12:00pm
Fee: FREE- Tea and Water Provided End: 8/8/17 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Aquatic Resources
Address: 340 Queen Ann Road, Wetumpka, AL County: Elmore
Contact Name: Elmore County Extension Office Phone: 334-567-6301
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Description: LUNCH & LEARN 2017 2ND TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH 12:00-1:00 P.M. FREE PROGRAMS Elmore County Extension Office 340 Queen Ann Road, Wetumpka 36092 10 January Monthly Gardening at a Glance 14 February Pruning Pointers 14 March Gardening without Injury 11 April Backyard Tomatoes 9 May Propagating Plants 13 June Hydrangeas 11 July Name that Tree- Tree Identification 8 August Preserving your Garden's Bounty 12 September Fall Gardening and Harvest 10 October Sweet & Sour Facts of Citrus 14 November Holiday Plants & Forcing Bulbs 12 December Orchids

Event: Right Bite Start: 8/8/17 2:00pm
Fee: 0 End: 8/8/17 3:00pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: Morning Pointe Assisted Living Facility-Northport, AL County: Tuscaloosa
Contact Name: Tera Glenn Phone: 205-561-4094
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Description: Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School

Event: ServSafe-Washinton County Start: 8/8/17 4:00pm
Fee: 125 End: 8/9/17 4:00am
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: Washington County Health Department County: Washington
Contact Name: Rebecca Catalena Phone: 251-234-1050
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Description: Food Safety Certification for food permit holders meeting the ADPH requirements. Class size limited to first 20 registered. Pre-registration is required.

Event: Faithful Families Start: 8/8/17 5:00pm
Fee: End: 8/8/17 6:00pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.
Address: Panola Community Center County: Sumter
Contact Name: Tera Glenn Phone: 205-561-4094
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Event: QuickBooks for Farmers Start: 8/8/17 6:00pm
Fee: $25 End: 8/8/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Farm & Agribusiness Management
Address: Haleyville City Hall Storm Shelter, 911 21st Street, Haleyville, AL 35565 County: Winston
Contact Name: Robert Page Phone: 12562012465
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Description: QuickBooks for Farmers is a two hour 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.