ACES Calendar

<< Thursday, February 22, 2018 >>
Event: Alabama Private Training Course in Region 2 Start: 2/22/18 8:00am
Fee: 20 End: 2/22/18 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops; Animal Science & Forages; Commercial Horticulture
Address: Clay County Extension Office County: Clay
Contact Name: Chip East Phone: 256-846-314
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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: Southeast Worlds of Work Career Fair Start: 2/22/18 8:00am
Fee: End: 2/23/18 4:00pm
Calendar(s): Urban Affairs; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Agronomic Crops
Address: National Peanut Festival Grounds County: Houston
Contact Name: Lucy Edwards Phone: 3347742329
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Description: On February 21-22, 2018, the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds will be taken over by thousands of 8th-grade students from Alabama, Georgia, and Florida. Southeast Alabama Works will be hosting the third annual Southeast Worlds of Work Career Experience; formerly Wiregrass WORKS. This event will host approximately 6,000 8th grade students from Barbour, Butler, Coffee, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Geneva, Henry, Houston, and Pike counties from Alabama. Early, Miller and Seminole counties from Georgia along with Jackson, Holmes, and Washington counties from Florida. Students will take part in a fun, educational and hands-on experience they will not soon forget! The expo is a way for students to become familiar with a broad overview of high demand, high wage career opportunities available in the region. It is also designed to create awareness about exciting career options among students and educators that address the current workforce needs in this region.ACES will be represented with hands-on exhibits of agricultural, natural resources management, and health and nutrition careers.

Event: Montgomery County Master Gardener Class Start: 2/22/18 9:00am
Fee: 150 End: 2/22/18 2:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.
Address: County: Montgomery
Contact Name: Mallory Kelley or Lula Tyson Phone: 334-270-4133 334-703-9197
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Description: Classes are Thursdays from 9:00-2:00 and application deadline is January 26th.

Event: Tri County Master Gardener Class Start: 2/22/18 9:00am
Fee: 140.0 End: 2/22/18 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.
Address: Tn Valley Research Station - Belle Mina, Al County: Limestone
Contact Name: Rhonda Britton Phone: 256-690-8979
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Description: 2018 Spring Tri County Master Gardener Class starts February 8 and goes though May 10, 2018. The class begins at 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Event: Home Lawn Weed Control Workshop Start: 2/22/18 10:00am
Fee: Free End: 2/22/18 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.
Address: 155 Reform Street, Room 300, Carrollton, AL 35447 County: Pickens
Contact Name: Nelson D. Wynn Phone: 205-367-8148
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Description: The workshop will be power-point presentations, publication on researched educational materials, and hands on demonstrations.

Event: Cotton Insect Pest Update Start: 2/22/18 10:30am
Fee: End: 2/22/18 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops
Address: Marengo County Extension Office, Linden, AL County: Marengo
Contact Name: Rudy Yates Phone: 334-295-5959
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Description: Update on cotton insect pests for 2018 and a review of 2017 cotton season relating to insect pressure. Please contact Marengo County Extension Office or Rudy Yates if attending.

Event: SOW a Garden: Gardening 101 Start: 2/22/18 1:00pm
Fee: End: 2/22/18 3:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture; Food Safety & Quality
Address: 410 North Jackson Avenue Russellville, AL 35653 County: Franklin
Contact Name: Taylor Reeder Phone: 256-332-8880
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Description: Join us for our first gardening class of the year! The class will be free and we will discuss vegetable gardening, pest management, and other tips and tricks to help you have your most successful garden ever!! Also, bring your smartphone and learn about apps that can help you with your garden in 2018. Registration ends February 21st so call or email now!

Event: 4-H County Council (Leadership Club) Start: 2/22/18 5:00pm
Fee: none End: 2/22/18 7:00pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: Franklin County Courthouse, Basement, Room 1 County: Franklin
Contact Name: Janet Lovelady Phone: 256-332-8880
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Description: Build leadership skills in a fun way! In 4-H County Council, youth leaders help make decisions about our 4-H activities, participate in community service projects, and make friends from all over the county! All school club and special interest club officers should try to attend County Council. All 4-H youth ages 9-18 are invited.

Event: Area Peanut Production Meeting WREC Start: 2/22/18 5:00pm
Fee: free End: 2/22/18 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops; Farm & Agribusiness Management
Address: WREC in Headland County: Henry
Contact Name: James D. Jones Phone: 334-585-6416
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Description: Peanut Production update meeting. Meal provided.

Event: EV Smith Cotton Meeting Start: 2/22/18 5:00pm
Fee: End: 2/22/18 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops
Address: County: Macon
Contact Name: Christy Hicks Phone: 334-704-3370
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Description: Topics will include weed control, insect update and nematode control options.

Fee: Free End: 2/22/18 7:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture; Food Safety & Quality
Address: 334 Agriculture Drive, Monroeville, Al 36460 County: Monroe
Contact Name: Monroe County Extension Office Phone: (251) 575-3477
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Description: Come join us for this gardening series sponsored by Alabama Extension. Topics covered: Soil Basics, Gardening Basics, and Managing Pests in the Garden

Event: Mobile County Animal Science Club Start: 2/22/18 6:00pm
Fee: End: 2/22/18 7:30pm
Calendar(s): 4-H & Youth Development
Address: 1070 Schillinger Rd N County: Mobile
Contact Name: Sarah Butterworth Phone: 2515748445
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Description: Members will learn about a variety of animals including cattle, swine, poultry and more. Additional projects, contest, and workshops will be an option locally and statewide.

Event: Wild Turkey Habitat Improvements Start: 2/22/18 6:00pm
Fee: N/A End: 2/22/18 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Animal Science & Forages; Agronomic Crops; Aquatic Resources; Commercial Horticulture; Farm & Agribusiness Management; Food Safety & Quality; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Poultry
Address: 415 5th Ave. E. # A County: Blount
Contact Name: Daniel W Porch Phone: 2565310033
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Description: Instructors will discuss the habitat requirements for proper management of wild turkey populations. The program will be conducted at Palisades Park and is open to anyone with an interest in attracting these birds.