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<< Wednesday, November 29, 2017 >>
Event: Chainsaw Safety Workshop Start: 11/29/17 9:00am
Fee: 0 End: 11/29/17 4:00pm
Calendar(s): Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: Troy Parks and Recreation - 601 Enzor Rd, Troy, AL 36079 County: Pike
Contact Name: Bence Carter Phone: 334-389-4055
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Description: According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there are over 36,000 chainsaw related injuries each year. This frequently used lawn and farm tool can be seriously dangerous if the proper precautions and procedures are not used. This Chainsaw Safety Workshop, sponsored by Alabama Cooperative Extension System, City of Troy and Wiregrass RC&D, will be held at Troy Parks and Recreation (601 Enzor Rd, Troy, AL 36079) on November 29, 2017. This workshop is targeted at general public and municipality use of chainsaws and will include topics like Safety Practices & Equipment, Chainsaw Design, Ergonomics, Starting, Limbing & Bucking and Basic Felling. There will be an in-the-classroom session and outside demonstrations. Lunch will be sponsored and provided by Hook's Pit BBQ. Seating is limited, so pre-registration with the Pike County Extension Office (334-566-0985) is required.

Event: Regional Plan of Work Start: 11/29/17 9:30am
Fee: End: 11/29/17 3:30pm
Calendar(s): General Administration
Address: American Village Barn 3727 Highway 119, Montevallo, AL 35115 County: Shelby
Contact Name: Andrea Musso Phone: 334 844-5546
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Event: Alabama Forage Conference Start: 11/29/17 1:00pm
Fee: TBD End: 11/29/17 9:00pm
Calendar(s): Animal Science & Forages
Address: 167 AL Hwy 134, Headland, AL; 104 Lakepoint Drive, Eufaula, AL County: Barbour
Contact Name: Kim Mullenix Phone: 334-707-4471
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Description: The Alabama Forage Conference will be held on Nov. 28 and 29, 2017. A pre-conference field day will be held at the Wiregrass Research and Extension Center in Headland, Alabama featuring research and demonstration projects related to forage management. A one-day educational conference will be held on Wednesday, November 29 at Lakepoint State Park in Eufaula, AL.