ACES Calendar

<< Friday, March 23, 2018 >>
Event: Back to Basics: Lawn & Landscape Management Start: 3/23/18 8:30am
Fee: End: 3/23/18 2:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Urban Affairs
Address: Agribition Center 4925 Moores Mill Road, Huntsville, AL 35811 County: Madison
Contact Name: Nancy McCrary Phone: 256-372-4937
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Description: Urban Agriculture Workshop for Home Owners & Professionals. Extension Professionals will be on hand to provide educational trainings & demonstrations on lawn management, annual color, pruning, and landscape disease management. Workshop begins at 9am, arrive early for registration. Lunch will be provided. Seating is limited, reservations required.

Event: ForestHER Start: 3/23/18 8:30am
Fee: $65.00 End: 3/23/18 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: Southeast Alabama Cover Crop Field Day Start: 3/23/18 8:30am
Fee: End: 3/23/18 1:30pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops
Address: 167 AL-134, Headland, AL 36345 County: Henry
Contact Name: Audrey Gamble Phone: 334-703-7901
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Description: This field day at the Wiregrass Research and Extension Center will provide information on the latest research related to cover crops. Program topics include: rye establishment and planting dates, cover crop mixtures, and herbicide residue impacts on cover crop establishment. We will also have a live equipment demonstration for planting into heavy residue.

Event: Systems 360: Beef Systems Management Start: 3/23/18 9:00am
Fee: End: 3/23/18 1:00pm
Calendar(s): Animal Science & Forages
Address: E.V. Smith Research Center 4725 County Road 40 Shorter AL County: Macon
Contact Name: Joshua Elmore Phone: 334-850-7859
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Description: Beef Systems Management is a comprehensive guide for Alabama cattle farmers to learn more about sustainable land, animal and economic practices.