ACES Calendar

<< Tuesday, February 20, 2018 >>
Event: Hope Christian Archery 4-H Club Start: 2/20/18 2:30am
Fee: none End: 2/20/18 3:30am
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: 419 Philippians Blvd, Pelham, AL 35124 County: Shelby
Contact Name: John Wallace Phone: n/a
Event Website: http://www.aces.e...unties/Shelby.php Email: archery@hopechristian.net
Description: This 4-H Archery club is offered to all Hope Christian students. If you have any further questions you can also contact Charity Battles, 4-H Foundation Agent Shelby County, office-205-669-6763, cell-205-532-1246, email: caw0046@auburn.edu or Adeline Quintana, 4-H Agent Assistant, office-205-669-6763, email: amf0024@aces.edu

Event: Alabama Livestock Sales Start: 2/20/18 8:00am
Fee: End: 2/20/18 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
Event Website: Email: teachto@aces.edu
Description: Alabama Small Ruminants Sale/Auction on every Tuesday.

Event: Alabama Private Training Course in Region 4 Start: 2/20/18 8:00am
Fee: 20 End: 2/20/18 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops; Animal Science & Forages; Commercial Horticulture
Address: Lee County Extension Office County: Lee
Contact Name: Chip East Phone: 256-846-0314
Event Website: Email: eastwil@aces.edu
Description: These classes are designed for the farmers who need to take the private pesticide applicator test in order to purchase restricted use products. However, we will be discussing chemical safety and sprayer calibration at this class, so anyone who sprays pesticides on a large scale will benefit from this training even if a restricted pesticide license is not needed. If you would like to attend any of these classes call the Extension Office of the County you want to attend and make your reservation as seating is limited in some locations. A fee of $20 will be charged for this training and testing. An additional licensing fee of $25 will be sent to the Department of Agriculture and Industries by the applicant. The licensing fee is not included in the training and testing fee. Please plan to pay with a check (checks are preferred) made out the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) in the amount of $20 or with the correct cash amount. If you need more information contact Dr. Chip East (256) 846-0314, Dani Carroll (256) 458-6043, or Christy Hicks (334) 704-3370.

Event: Alabama Private Training Course in Region 6 Start: 2/20/18 8:00am
Fee: 20.0 End: 2/20/18 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops; Aquatic Resources; Commercial Horticulture; Food Safety & Quality; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: PO Box 217 County: Houston
Contact Name: Jessica Kelton Phone: 3344050699
Event Website: Email: keltoja@auburn.edu
Description: These classes are designed for the farmers who need to take the private pesticide applicator test in order to purchase restricted use products. However, we will be discussing chemical safety and sprayer calibration at this class, so anyone who sprays pesticides on a large scale will benefit from this training even if a restricted pesticide license is not needed. If you would like to attend any of these classes call the Extension Office of the County you want to attend and make your reservation as seating is limited in some locations. A fee of $20 will be charged for this training and testing. An additional licensing fee of $25 will be sent to the Department of Agriculture and Industries by the applicant. The licensing fee is not included in the training and testing fee. Please plan to pay with a check (checks are preferred) made out the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) in the amount of $20 or with the correct cash amount. If you need more information contact Jessica Kelton (334)405-0699 or Neil Kelly (334)714-6910.

Event: Parasite and Health Management Meeting Start: 2/20/18 8:00am
Fee: End: 2/20/18 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Urban Affairs; Animal Science & Forages
Address: Greene County County: Greene
Contact Name: Tommie Teacher Phone: 334-624-8710
Event Website: Email: teachto@aces.edu
Description: Promoting sustainability for goats and sheep

Event: ForestHer Start: 2/20/18 8:30am
Fee: $65.00 End: 2/20/18 11:30pm
Calendar(s): Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.
Address: Dewberry Lands. 311 Bowden Ridge Road, Ashland, AL County: Clay
Contact Name: Dr. Becky Barlow Phone: 334.844.1019
Event Website: https://tinyurl.com/forestherFeb2018 Email: rjb0003@auburn.edu
Description: Tuesday February 20 and Wednesday February 21, 2018 Dewberry Lands. Lineville, Alabama. What is ForestHER? This two-day workshop is an opportunity for women landowners to learn about forest management topics that are important to them in a relaxed, fun setting. Learn how to read maps and deeds, measure your forest trees, and market timber and non-timber forest products. This workshop is very "hands-on" with demonstrations, field tours, and opportunities to practice new skills. Where? Dewberry Lands. 311 Bowden Ridge Road, Ashland, AL. When? 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 20 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 21 Who can attend? This program is especially for women who love nature and learning about the natural world. You don't have to own a lot of land. If you have just a few acres, this workshop is for you, too! What is the cost? The $65/person fee includes a workbook to keep; breaks, lunch, and dinner on day one; breaks and lunch on day two. Seating is limited, so preregistration is required. To register online: https://tinyurl.com/forestherFeb2018 Or contact Dr. Becky Barlow Phone: 334.844.1019, Email: rjb0003@auburn.edu Directions from Oxford, AL: Go south on Leon Smith Pkwy. Turn left onto Friendship Road. At stop sign turn right onto Jennifer Ln., it becomes County Road 24. After going under bridge take the next right, County Road 3. Stay on road to stop sign. Turn left onto Highway 49. Turn right on to County Road 31. Turn right onto Bowden Ridge Drive. (Ekun Duts Ke Lodge sign at turn) Go to end of road. Directions from Ashland, AL: From Ashland, on the square, go north on County Road 31 about 4.5 miles turn left on to Bowden Ridge Drive. (Ekun Duts Ke Lodge sign at turn) Go to end of road.

Event: Attracting Birds to your Backyard Start: 2/20/18 10:00am
Fee: End: 2/20/18 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.
Address: 415 5th Ave. E., Oneonta, AL 35121 County: Blount
Contact Name: Dan Porch Phone: 205 274 2129
Event Website: Email: porchdw@aces.edu
Description: Mr. Herb Lewis of Huntsville will teach clients how to improve the landscape to attract birds

Event: Career Tech Program Planning Visit Start: 2/20/18 10:00am
Fee: End: 2/20/18 12:00pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development; Urban Affairs
Address: Career Tech Greensboro, AL County: Hale
Contact Name: Tyrone D. Smith Phone: 3346248710
Event Website: Email: smitht5@aces.edu
Description:

Event: Srevsafe - Cullman Start: 2/20/18 10:00am
Fee: $125 for class and test $75 for test only End: 2/20/18 3:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: Cullman County Extension Office 402 Arnold St Cullman Al County: Cullman
Contact Name: Angela Treadaway Phone: 205-410-3696
Event Website: https://ssl.acesa...istrationForm.php Email: treadas@aces.edu
Description: Food Safety Certification Course for those working in Food Service that need to meet the health department regulations.

Event: Today's Mom-Gateway WIC Start: 2/20/18 10:00am
Fee: FREE End: 2/20/18 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program
Address: 2905 East South Blvd. County: Montgomery
Contact Name: Jennifer Pinkard Phone: 334-270-4133
Event Website: http://aces.edu Email: jap0033@aces.edu
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: Cherokee Cotton Meeting Start: 2/20/18 12:00pm
Fee: End: 2/20/18 2:00pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops; Farm & Agribusiness Management
Address: Centre Chamber of Commerce, 801 Cedar Bluff Road, Bldg. A in Centre County: Cherokee
Contact Name: Eddie McGriff Phone: 256-557-2375
Event Website: Email: dem0029@auburn.edu
Description: The 2018 Cherokee County Cotton Production meeting will be Tuesday, February 20 at noon at Centre Chamber of Commerce, 801 Cedar Bluff Road, Bldg. A in Centre. Speakers will be Dr. Joyce Tredaway, Alabama Extension weed scientist, discussing cotton burndown and weed control options; Dr. Tim Reed, Alabama Extension entomologist, discussing cotton insect control; and Eddie McGriff, Alabama Extension Regional Agent, with a cotton variety and production update. Lunch will be served.

Event: Nutrition for the Elderly - 1-Shot program Start: 2/20/18 12:00pm
Fee: Free End: 2/20/18 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: First Baptist Church of Andalusia, Andalusia, AL County: external
Contact Name: Carolyn Bivins Phone: 251-533-9073
Event Website: Email: bivincf@auburn.edu
Description: Tips for Eating Healthy for the Elderly

Event: 4-H GigaKids Club (computer science/programming) Start: 2/20/18 4:30pm
Fee: none End: 2/20/18 6:30pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: Colbert County Courthouse, Basement County: Franklin
Contact Name: Janet Lovelady Phone: 256-284-3572
Event Website: http://www.alabama4h.com Email: lovelj1@auburn.edu
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: Robotics Club Start: 2/20/18 4:30pm
Fee: none End: 2/20/18 6:30pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: 410 North Jackson Avenue, Courthouse Bsmnt 1 County: Franklin
Contact Name: Janet Lovelady Phone: 2562843572
Event Website: http://www.alabama4h.com Email: lovelj1@auburn.edu
Description: Join us as we learn more about computers and engineering while building and programming Lego robot kits. Members also work on projects they can use in 4-H and UNA robotics competitions. February 24 - UNA competition March 8 - 4-H competition

Event: Beginning BeeKeeping Course 2018 Start: 2/20/18 6:00pm
Fee: $55.00 End: 2/20/18 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
Event Website: Email: Damonwallace.beeman@gmail.com
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 Damonwallace.beeman@gmail.com.

Event: Beginner Beekeeping Course Start: 2/20/18 6:30pm
Fee: $45 End: 2/20/18 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
Event Website: http://www.aces.edu/Tallapoosa Email: aharris@aces.edu
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.