ACES Calendar

<< Thursday, March 22, 2018 >>
Event: Farm Safety Day Start: 3/22/18 8:00am
Fee: End: 3/22/18 2:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Animal Science & Forages; Food Safety & Quality; Poultry; Urban Affairs
Address: County: Baldwin
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Event: Food Entrepreneur Conference Start: 3/22/18 8:00am
Fee: $150/$200 End: 3/22/18 4:00pm
Calendar(s): Resource Management & Workforce Development; Food Safety & Quality; Community & Workforce Development
Address: Auburn Research Park 559 Devall Drive, Auburn, AL 36832 County: Dallas
Contact Name: Regina Crapps Phone: 334-844-7456
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Description: Aspiring entrepreneurs, small farmers, and business owners are invited to attend the sixth installment of the Food Entrepreneur Conference on March 21-22 at the Center for Advanced Science, Innovation, and Commerce (CASIC) building in the Auburn Resource Park. The cost to attend is $150 before March 14th and $200 afterwards. For more information, agenda, and registration contact Regina Crapps at 334-844-7456. The Food Entrepreneur Conference Facebook page provides the most recent details as well.

Event: ForestHER Start: 3/22/18 8:30am
Fee: $65.00 End: 3/22/18 11:30pm
Calendar(s): Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.
Address: Lauderdale Co. Extension Office, 802 Veterans Drive, Florence, AL 35630 County: Lauderdale
Contact Name: Dr. Becky Barlow Phone: 334.844.1019
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Description: Thursday March 22 and Friday March 23, 2018 Lauderdale Co Extension Office. Florence, 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? 802 Veterans Drive, Florence, AL 35630 When? 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 23 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: Or contact Dr. Becky Barlow, Phone: 334.844.1019 Email: Directions from Moulton, AL: Take Hwy 157 North, turn right onto Hwy 133 North at the Shell Truck Stop in Colbert County. Follow Hwy 133 N into Florence. Take first exit on right after you cross the new Tennessee River Bridge and turn left at first red light onto Veterans Drive. Extension Office is approximately 1 mile on left in front of Florence Lauderdale Coliseum. The 4-H sign marks the entrance.

Event: Alabama Private Training Course in Region 6 Start: 3/22/18 9:00am
Fee: 20.0 End: 3/22/18 1:00pm
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: Geneva
Contact Name: Jessica Kelton Phone: 3344050699
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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 Jessica Kelton (334)405-0699 or Neil Kelly (334)714-6910.

Event: Backyard Vegetables Start: 3/22/18 9:00am
Fee: 5 End: 3/22/18 10:00am
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture; Food Safety & Quality
Address: 1699 Ross Clark Circle County: Houston
Contact Name: Houston County Extension Office Phone: 334-794-4108
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Description: Joins us for a morning full of gardening basics that include site preparation, variety selection, pest management and more.

Event: Chainsaw Safety Workshop Start: 3/22/18 9:00am
Fee: End: 3/22/18 4:00pm
Calendar(s): Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Animal Science & Forages; Agronomic Crops; Aquatic Resources; Commercial Horticulture; Farm & Agribusiness Management; Food Safety & Quality; Poultry
Address: Landmark Park - 430 Landmark Dr, Dothan, AL 36302 County: Houston
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, held at Landmark Park (Dothan, AL) is targeted at the public, municipalities, loggers, industry professionals and anybody else that use chainsaws. Topics will include Safety Practices, Chainsaw Design, Ergonomics, Starting, Limbing & Bucking, Basic Felling, and include in-the-classroom and outside demonstrations. Lunch will be provided to all attendees. Seating is limited, so please pre-register with the Henry County Extension Office at (334) 585-6416.

Event: Montgomery County Master Gardener Class Start: 3/22/18 9:00am
Fee: 150 End: 3/22/18 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: Vegetable Gardening Program Start: 3/22/18 10:00am
Fee: Free End: 3/22/18 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Food Safety & Quality; Commercial Horticulture
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 program will be power-point presentations, and publications based on researched education.

Event: Farmers Market Marketing and Planning Meeting Start: 3/22/18 4:00pm
Fee: End: 3/22/18 8:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture; Farm & Agribusiness Management; Food Safety & Quality; Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: 525 SCHOOL STREET County: Barbour
Contact Name: ALLIE CORCORAN Phone: 3346875688
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Description: Learn to market your farm with tips from Alabama Extension, the Farmers Market Authority, and USDA SNAP. *This program will be in conjunction with the Farmers Market Planning Meeting for Barbour County Farmers Market. All participants will receive a promotional item to take to market. Meal served but registration required: phone: (334) 687-5688 email:

Event: 4-H County Council (Leadership Club) Start: 3/22/18 5:00pm
Fee: none End: 3/22/18 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: Mobile County Animal Science Club Start: 3/22/18 6:00pm
Fee: End: 3/22/18 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.