ACES Calendar

<< Thursday, August 24, 2017 >>
Event: Income Tax for Timber Operations Start: 8/24/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 8/24/17 4:30pm
Calendar(s): Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Farm & Agribusiness Management
Address: Marion County Extension Office, 372 7th Ave., SW, Hamilton, AL County: Marion
Contact Name: Lisa Murphy Phone: (205) 921-3551
Event Website: http://www.aces.e...gement/timbertax/ Email:
Description: The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is offering Timber Tax Workshops at eight locations around the State. The 6-hour daytime program examines timber tax issues and also includes a discussion of the Forms used to report transactions to the IRS. Register online.

Event: Risk Management & Business Workshop Start: 8/24/17 8:00am
Fee: $20.00 End: 8/24/17 3:00pm
Calendar(s): Urban Affairs
Address: 1070 Schillinger Rd., N County: external
Contact Name: E'licia Chaverest Phone: (256) 372-4958
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Description: The workshop will provide information on the following: Financial Literacy-Learn about creditworthiness, managing personal finances, record-keeping, budgeting, and how to apply for loans; Business Development-Learn business strategies, tips on how to develop a business plan and about other programs available to assist your business and farm operations; Leadership Training-Learn how to network and build strong community partnerships. Navigate your way to be an effective leader in sustainable agricultural projects; U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Programs-The USDA's Farm Service Agency, Forestry Commission, Rural Development, and the Natural Resource Conservation Service will discuss the microloan program, housing, and other programs available for socially-disadvantaged and limited-resource farmers, including new and beginning farmers and landowners; , Risk Management Strategies-Learn how to minimize production risks and other good agricultural practices, including produce safety, soil management, crop insurance, enterprise diversification, and utilizing value-added agricultural enterprises for supplemental income; Farmer Testimonies-Hear from other farmers about farming practices, programs and service, and what it is like to farm in the South; Farm Tours-To be announced at a later date.

Event: Elmore Master Gardener Helpline Start: 8/24/17 9:00am
Fee: Free End: 8/24/17 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: Right Bite Start: 8/24/17 10:00am
Fee: End: 8/24/17 11:00am
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: Aliceville Activity Center-Aliceville, AL County: Pickens
Contact Name: Tera Glenn Phone: 205-561-4094
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Description: Right Bite Diabetes Cooking Class

Event: Incredible Edibles and Landscapes Series Start: 8/24/17 1:00pm
Fee: $5 for each program End: 8/24/17 3:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture; Food Safety & Quality; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Aquatic Resources
Address: 2765 East State Hwy. 52, Hartford, AL 36344 County: Geneva
Contact Name: Gavin Mauldin Phone: 334-684-2484
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Description: Fall is right around the corner and it's time to think about your garden and landscape! "Why?" you may ask. Now is when we need to plan, prepare, and plant our landscapes for next year. The Geneva County Extension Office will be offering four programs to enhance your knowledge and gardening abilities. Join us on the following topics to enhance your gardening skills: Basics of Landscape Design, Incredible Edible Landscapes, Fall Vegetables in Small Spaces, and Scouting Your Garden.

Event: Russell County Farmer Market Start: 8/24/17 2:00pm
Fee: End: 8/24/17 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: Tri County Master Gardener Start: 8/24/17 5:00pm
Fee: End: 8/24/17 8:30pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: County: Limestone
Contact Name: Rhonda Britton Phone: 256-532-1578
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Description: Fall Tri County Master Gardener Class

Event: Right Bite - Russell County Start: 8/24/17 5:30pm
Fee: 10.0 End: 8/24/17 7:00pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: 3500 Summerville Rd County: Russell
Contact Name: Helen H Jones Phone: 334-298-6845
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Description: Learn to prepare delicious meals and snacks to control or prevent diabetes and other diseases. The six lessons will cover; How to chose healthier foods at the store, prepare recipes lower in fat, cholesterol, sugar and sodium, and learn portion control.