ACES Calendar

<< Thursday, November 2, 2017 >>
Event: Selma Chainsaw Safety Workshop Start: 11/2/17 7:30am
Fee: 20.00 per day End: 11/2/17 7:36am
Calendar(s): Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Commercial Horticulture; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: Block Park, 108 Dallas Avenue, Selma, Alabama County: Dallas
Contact Name: William Rowe Phone: 2515895572
Event Website: https://www.faceb...ed_story%5C%22%2C Email: wjr0001@aces.edu
Description: Two-day classroom and hands-on workshop focused on safe chainsaw use for tree care workers, landscape professionals, and municipal/county employees. Public is welcome, but will have to provide their own personal protective equipment (chainsaw chaps, hearing protection, hard hat, and eye protection). First day will cover best practices and chainsaw knowledge and maintenance. Second day will be in-field working on limbing and bucking best practices. 6.5 ISA Certified Arborist CEUs

Event: Selma Chainsaw Safety Workshop Start: 11/2/17 7:30am
Fee: 20.0 End: 11/2/17 2:30pm
Calendar(s): Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: 8300 State Hwy 104 County: Dallas
Contact Name: William Rowe Phone: 2515895572
Event Website: Email: wjr0001@aces.edu
Description: Practical and hands-on training in chainsaw use, maintenance, felling and limbing/bucking techniques. An excellent introduction safe use and tree work. November 2nd, indoor, saw handling and maintenance. November 3rd, outdoor, safe work practices using chainsaws. Attendees will work with chainsaws under instruction to practice and demonstrate the techniques being taught. 6 PLM points per day. 6.5 ISA CEU's per day.

Event: Alabama National Fair Start: 11/2/17 8:00am
Fee: End: 11/12/17 8:00pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: Montgomery,AL County: Montgomery
Contact Name: Molly Gregg Phone: 334-750-3603
Event Website: http://www.aces.e.../AL4-H/events.php Email: greggmh@aces.edu
Description:

Event: Issues & Innovations in Urban Agriculture Start: 11/2/17 8:15am
Fee: $25 Registration; $10 Students - Lunch Included End: 11/2/17 3:15pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Urban Affairs
Address: 2612 Lane Park Rd, Birmingham, AL 35223 County: Jefferson
Contact Name: Lisa Jones & Rudy Pacumbaba Phone: (205) 325-5342
Event Website: Email: lmj0020@acesedu; rop0001@aces.edu
Description: Experts from Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Auburn University and Alabama A&M present on Aquaponics, Pollinators, Edible Landscapes, High Tunnel Production, and Food Facts

Event: Fruit Production class at Pike Road Start: 11/2/17 9:00am
Fee: End: 11/2/17 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Commercial Horticulture; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: Founders Station in Pike Road (4902 Pike Road) County: Montgomery
Contact Name: Chip East Phone: 256-846-0314
Event Website: Email: eastwil@aces.edu
Description: The topics discussed at this meeting include site selection, variety selection, proper planting, mulching, irrigation, pruning, fertilization, and pest management. Crops: apples, pears, peaches, persimmons, muscadines, strawberries, blueberries and blackberries.

Event: Walker County Forestry Planning Committee Mtg. Start: 11/2/17 9:00am
Fee: End: 11/2/17 10:30am
Calendar(s): Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; 4-H & Youth Development; Aquatic Resources; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Agronomic Crops; Animal Science & Forages; Aquatic Resources; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Aquatic Resources; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.
Address: 1501 North Airport Road, Jasper, AL County: Walker
Contact Name: Andrew Baril Phone: 205-388-6893
Event Website: Email: ajb0012@aces.edu
Description: Monthly meeting where the County's Natural Resource Team discusses educational opportunities for our fellow citizens.

Event: Farmer's Market Workshop Start: 11/2/17 10:00am
Fee: End: 11/2/17 2:00pm
Calendar(s): Farm & Agribusiness Management
Address: Hale County Extension Office County: Hale
Contact Name: Hale County Extension Office Phone: 334-624-8710
Event Website: Email:
Description: Get ready for the 2018 growing season. Learn to market your farm with tips from Alabama Extension,the Farmers Market Authority, and USDA SNAP.

Event: Autauga County Master Gardener Lunch and Learn Start: 11/2/17 12:00pm
Fee: FREE- Tea and Water Provided End: 11/2/17 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Aquatic Resources
Address: Christ Lutheran Church- 2175 Cobbs Ford Road, Prattville, AL County: Autauga
Contact Name: Autauga County Extension Office Phone: 334-361-7273
Event Website: http://www.aces.edu/Autauga Email: jones57@aces.edu
Description: LUNCH & LEARN 2017 1ST THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH 12:00-1:00 P.M. FREE PROGRAMS Christ Lutheran Church 2175 Cobbs Ford Road, Prattville 36066 5 January Landscape Design -" Yard Re-Design 2 February Vegetable Garden Preparation 2 March Fire Ants and Other Home Invaders 6 April There's a Fungus On Our Tomatoes 4 May Lawn Care -" Smart Watering 1 June Blueberries in the Home Garden 6 July Color in All Seasons-Shrub & Perennial Beds 3 August Tough Native Wildflowers 7 September Container Gardening 5 October Keep Hummingbirds All Year Round 2 November Recycling Yard and Kitchen Waste 7 December Christmas Arrangements From Yard Plants

Event: CATCH-Soutlawn Elem. Start: 11/2/17 12:00pm
Fee: FREE End: 11/2/17 3:00pm
Calendar(s): Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program
Address: 307 Vandiver Drive County: Montgomery
Contact Name: Jennifer Pinkard Phone: 334-270-4133
Event Website: http://aces.edu Email: jap0033@aces.edu
Description: CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) is the most proven program to prevent childhood obesity and launch kids and communities toward healthier lifestyles. CATCH encourages youths to eat healthier meals and snacks as result of hands-on cooking experiences. Youths will learn how to prepare simple, healthy foods that they can make for themselves and other family members at home. Additionally, they will learn good food safety practices with each lesson.

Event: Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School Start: 11/2/17 1:00pm
Fee: $5.00 End: 11/2/17 3:00pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: Mockingbird Pointe Apartments, 334 Hybart St, Monroeville, County: Monroe
Contact Name: Carolyn Bivins Phone: 251-533-9073
Event Website: Email:
Description: Register for the Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School! Learn to prepare delicious meals and snacks to control or prevent diabetes and other chronic 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 sizes.

Event: Quickbooks for Farmers - Class 2 Start: 11/2/17 2:00pm
Fee: 25.0 End: 11/2/17 4:00pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops; Animal Science & Forages; Aquatic Resources; Commercial Horticulture; Farm & Agribusiness Management; Food Safety & Quality; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Poultry
Address: 2513 7th Street County: Online
Contact Name: Jonathan Gladney Phone: 334-341-1674
Event Website: Email: gladnjb@aces.edu
Description: QuickBooks Pro software from Intuit is widely used by farmers and small business employers of all types. In this two-day class, we will be reviewing how farmer typically set up and use QuickBooks Pro for keeping track of farm financial transactions. The Tuesday session will cover file set up, chart of accounts, data entry and reconciling a sample monthly bank statement. The Thursday session will review a sample farm with a completed year of data entry. This second session is intended to show students a range of year-end reports, analysis and forms that can be completed using QuickBooks Pro Software.

Event: Tri County Master Gardener Class Start: 11/2/17 5:00pm
Fee: End: 11/2/17 8:30pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: County: Limestone
Contact Name: Rhonda Britton Phone: 256-532-1578
Event Website: Email: rcb0003@aces.edu
Description: Fall Tri County Master Gardener Class