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<< Tuesday, January 23, 2018 >>
Event: Alabama Livestock Sales Start: 1/23/18 8:00am
Fee: End: 1/23/18 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Animal Science & Forages; 4-H & Youth Development; 4-H & Youth Development
Address: 701 Hall Street Greensboro Alabama 36744 County: Perry
Contact Name: Tommie Teacher Phone: 3346248710
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Description: Alabama Small Ruminants Sale/Auction on every Tuesday.

Event: NIFA Grant West AL Start: 1/23/18 8:00am
Fee: End: 1/23/18 4:00pm
Calendar(s): General Administration
Address: Greensboro, AL County: Hale
Contact Name: Tyrone D. Smith Phone: 3346278710
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Event: Servsafe - St Clair County Start: 1/23/18 8:00am
Fee: 125 End: 1/23/18 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: St Clair County Extension Office 1815 Cogswell Ave Pell City AL 35125 County: St. Clair
Contact Name: Angela Treadaway Phone: 205-410-3696
Event Website: https://ssl.acesa...istrationForm.php Email:
Description: Food Safety Certification (Servsafe) course that meets the regulations of the state health department that states each food service establishment will have 2 people working with food that is Servsafe certified.

Event: ForestHER ON FIRE Start: 1/23/18 8:30am
Fee: 80 End: 1/23/18 7:30pm
Calendar(s): Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; General Administration; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center - 12130 Dixon Center Road, Andalusia, AL 36420 County: Covington
Contact Name: Becky Barlow Phone: 334-844-1019
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Description: ForestHER is designed for women who love nature and learning about the natural world. You don't have to own a lot of land. If you have even one acre, this workshop is for you! ForestHER is a hands-on workshop will focus on teaching women landowners about Alabama's historic fire regimes and how prescribed fire can and should be used as an effective land management tool. Come dressed and ready to go to the woods! Most of day one, you will be indoors learning about fire behavior, safety, and management techniques. The remaining portion of the class will be spent in the woods applying what you learned in the classroom. Weather permitting, students will see a prescribed fire.

Event: Scale Back Alabama Weigh In Start: 1/23/18 9:00am
Fee: Free End: 1/23/18 3:00pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: 13999 AL Hwy 22, Rockford, AL 35136 County: Coosa
Contact Name: Sharon Haynes Phone: 256-377-4713
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Description: Scale Back Alabama (SBA) is a free statewide weight-loss program designed to encourage Alabamians to get healthy and to have fun while doing it. You must have a team member and be at least 18 years of age. To participate come by Coosa County Extension Office. You must weigh in the week of January 22- 26 and weigh out the week of April 2-6.

Event: Today's Mom-Gateway WIC Start: 1/23/18 10:00am
Fee: FREE End: 1/23/18 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program
Address: 2905 East South Blvd. County: Montgomery
Contact Name: Jennifer Pinkard Phone: 334-270-4133
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Description: To provide nutrition education to limited-resource moms-to-be, while contributing to their personal development, physical development and nutritional welfare of baby.

Event: 4-H GigaKids Club (computer science/programming) Start: 1/23/18 4:30pm
Fee: none End: 1/23/18 6:30pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: Colbert County Courthouse, Basement County: Franklin
Contact Name: Janet Lovelady Phone: 256-284-3572
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Description: This Regional Computer Science Club is open to 4-H'ers ages 9-18 in Colbert, Franklin, and Lauderdale Counties. We will explore the principals of computer science through both "unplugged" activities and online programming with lessons from CS First and using MIT's Scratch software. Activities will have a different theme each month - animation, art, fashion, friends, gaming, music, sports - members can join the fun any time! Contact Information: Colbert - Leslie Moore (256-275-5701) Franklin & Lauderdale - Janet Lovelady (256-284-3572)

Event: beekeeping workshop Start: 1/23/18 5:00pm
Fee: none End: 1/23/18 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: andalusia al County: Covington
Contact Name: charles simon Phone: 334-222-1125
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Description: basic beekeeping course

Event: How Does a Lender Determine Whether to Renew My Line of Credit? Start: 1/23/18 5:30pm
Fee: $10 End: 1/23/18 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Farm & Agribusiness Management
Address: Wiregrass Research Farm, 167 Hwy 134E, Headlands County: Henry
Contact Name: Robert Tufts Phone: (334) 734-2120
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Description: A review of financial statements and how lenders use that information to assess financial health of borrowers. Lenders will be present to answer questions.

Event: Right Bite Cooking Class Start: 1/23/18 5:30pm
Fee: End: 1/23/18 7:00pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: 402 Arnold St. NE, G-1 County: Cullman
Contact Name: Donna Shanklin Phone: 2567379386
Event Website: https://offices.a...ealthier-options/ Email:
Description: Right Bite Cooking Class: * Portion Control * Reading the Nutrition Label * Choosing the Right Fat: Controlling Risk for Cardiovascular Disease * Carbohydrate and Fiber: Friend or Foe? * Seven Ways to Control Your Blood Pressure Throughout the four sessions, we will incorporate some fun ways to look at calories and learn how portion sizes have changed through the years. There will be some food preparation and food tasting.

Event: Beginning BeeKeeping Course 2018 Start: 1/23/18 6:00pm
Fee: $55.00 End: 1/23/18 7:30pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: 600 S 7th ST Opelika, AL 36801 County: Lee
Contact Name: Damon Wallace Phone: 334-745-5312
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Description: Beginners Beekeeping Course 2018 The Saugahatchee Beekeepers Association and Claybird Bee Education Association, in cooperation with the Lee County Cooperative Extension System, will be conducting the 12th annual Beginners Beekeeping Course, beginning Tuesday, January 9, 2018 and continuing weekly, ending on Feb 27. We will meet weekly, on Tuesday, beginning at 6:00 PM at the Lee County Cooperative Extension System, 600 S. 7th Street, Opelika, Alabama. Each session will last about 1hr 30 minutes. Cost of the course is $55.00, which includes course fee, the textbook and a 1-year membership in the Saugahatchee Beekeepers Association. This course will enable the aspiring beekeeper to have honeybees this spring. You will need to bring note taking materials with you. Registration will be at the door. We expect to have honeybees available on Mar 28. Bees are not included in the course fee.The course will be taught by Damon Wallace, Master Beekeeper, along with Greg and Sam . For more information, or to pre-register (not required), please contact Damon Wallace at 334-745-5312 or email

Event: Farming 101 Start: 1/23/18 6:00pm
Fee: 50.0 End: 1/23/18 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Commercial Horticulture; Farm & Agribusiness Management; Food Safety & Quality; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: 525 SCHOOL STREET County: Barbour
Contact Name: Allie Corcoran Phone: 13346875688
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Description: FARMING 101: FOR BEGINNING FARMERS BARBOUR COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE 6:00 TO 8:00 P.M. Speakers and Topics: ' January 9 Basic Soils - Management and Improvement: Brandon Dillard, Regional Extension Agent, Agronomic Crops ' January 11 Small Scale Vegetable Production: Dr. Wheeler Foshee, Dwight and Ruth Bond Endowed Professor, Auburn University ' January 16 Overview of Major Vegetable Insect Pests and Management Options for Market Gardens and Small Farms: Dr. Ayanava, IPM Extension Specialist, Auburn University ' January 18 Small Fruit Production - Strawberries, Blueberries, Blackberries and Grapes: Neil Kelly, Regional Extension Agent, Commercial Horticulture ' January 23 Protected Production-Getting Started with Your High Tunnel: Dr. Joe Kemble, Extension Specialist Professor, Auburn University ' January 25 Farm Management and Financial Planning: Jessica Kelton, Regional Extension Agent, Farm and Agribusiness Management

Event: Farming 101 - For Beginning Farmers Start: 1/23/18 6:00pm
Fee: 50.00 End: 1/23/18 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops
Address: 525 School Street, Eufaula, AL 360217 County: Barbour
Contact Name: Allie Corcoran Phone: 334-687-5688
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Event: Small Scale Swine Production Meeting Start: 1/23/18 6:00pm
Fee: End: 1/23/18 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Animal Science & Forages
Address: 2513 7th Street, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 County: Tuscaloosa
Contact Name: Jonathan Gladney Phone: 334-341-1674
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Description: A small scale swine production meeting to cover the following topics - vaccinations, genetics, nutrition, finishing, locating processors, farrowing, baby pig management, housing and etc.

Event: Beginner Beekeeping Course Start: 1/23/18 6:30pm
Fee: $45 End: 1/23/18 8:30pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Animal Science & Forages; Commercial Horticulture
Address: Dadeville Recreation Center, 116 Kids Ct. Dadeville AL County: Tallapoosa
Contact Name: Shane Harris Phone: 2565961363
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Description: During the 6 classes, participants will learn basic knowledge to begin keeping bees, acquire and assemble the necessary equipment for the bees, and have the opportunity to obtain bees to go in the equipment. The series will be conducted by Tallapoosa County Extension and the Tallapoosa River Beekeepers Association. Cost is $45, and includes two books. To sign-up or for more information, contact the Tallapoosa County Extension office at 256-825-1050.