Alabama Cooperative Extension System

Upcoming Events

08/20/2017

Young Bucks at Buckmasters

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Montgomery,AL

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08/21/2017

DEEP (Diabetes Education Empowerment Program)

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: East Brewton SAIL Center, East Brewton

This program is ideal for adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes, family members, and care givers of people with Diabetes. DEEP is designed to Educate on how to best control blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels
08/21/2017

Montgomery County Helpline

9:00 AM -

Location:

Please call or email your gardening questions!
08/21/2017

DEEP

10:00 AM -

Location: Carrollton, AL

Diabetes Education Program
08/21/2017

Introduction to Beekeeping

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Location: Central Alabama Farmers Co-op - 2519 US 80 - Selma, Alabama

The goal of this workshop is to provide basic beekeeping information and practices along with the opportunity to connect with other want-to-be beekeepers and experienced apiarists. The workshop will conducted by Jack Rowe: Arborist Horticulturist/Entomologist Beekeeper - Regional Extension Agent. Topics: Beekeeping, Why We Do It; To Keep Bees, Know Bees; Hives, Parts, Starting, Maintaining and Harvesting From The Hive.
08/21/2017

KidsCope Parenting Class

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Cullman County Extension Office, 402 Arnold Street NE, Suite G-1, Cullman, AL 35055

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The Cullman Circuit Court has mandated that all divorcing parents of minor children must attend one KidsCope parenting session that will last approximately two hours. *FEE: $20 per person if applications and payment are received by the Cullman County Extension Office prior to the session. A late fee of $5.00 will be charged if you pay at the time of the session. FEE MUST BE PAID BY MONEY ORDER OR CASH ONLY--NO LARGE BILLS OR CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
08/22/2017

Faithful Families

5:00 AM -

Location: Panola Community Center

08/22/2017

Income Tax for Timber Operations

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Location: Alabama Power Company Building, 2030 7th Street S., Clanton, AL

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The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is offering Timber Tax Workshops at eight locations around the State. The 6-hour daytime program examines timber tax issues and also includes a discussion of the Forms used to report transactions to the IRS. Register online.
08/22/2017

Lee County Master Gardener Helpline

9:00 AM -

Location:

Please call or email your gardening questions!
08/22/2017

DEEP (Diabetes Education Empowerment Program)

10:00 AM - 10:02 AM

Location: G. P. Thames Senior Center, Chicago Street, Robertsdale, AL

This program is ideal for adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes, family members, and care givers of people with Diabetes. DEEP is designed to Educate on how to best control blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels
08/22/2017

Gardening for the Breast Cancer Community - Fall Gardening

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: 2612 Lane Park Road, Birmingham, AL 35223

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Want to learn how to create new plants from a variety of sources, while also learning the benefits of how proper nutrition can improve your survivorship journey as a breast cancer survivor? Gardening in the fall can look very different than gardening in the summer months. Come and learn from a Master Gardener on how to best to prepare your fall garden. This program is a partnership between Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Forge Breast Cancer Survivor Center.
08/22/2017

Right Bite - Elmore County

11:00 AM -

Location: herndhj@aces.edu

Studies have shown that Alabama has the highest rate of Diabetes in the United States. The Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School is a fun way to learn how to enjoy delicious food that is prepared with less fat, sugar, and sodium. The program will provide excellent information that will help anyone preparing food to control diabetes, high blood pressure or any chronic disease. It is sponsor by Alabama Cooperative Extension (Elmore County Office). It will be 6 sessions that will cover:Portion control, Label reading, use of various sweeteners, choosing carbohydrate wisely, increasing fiber, choosing the right fats and control of high blood pressure. The dates for the program are:Tuesday, July 11, 2017Tuesdays, August 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2017. Begins at 11:00 am -" 12:00 pmSandtown School 3300 Sandtown Rd. Millbrook, AL 36054Please call to register by Monday,July 10, 2017. Elmore County Extension Office: (334) 567-6301 Helen Jones: (334) 201-6775
08/22/2017

Lunch & Learn: Nuisance Wildlife

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location: ALFA Building, Farmers Federation Auditorium, Ashville, AL

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Bring a lunch & bring a friend! Soft drinks provided! To adequately prepare, registration is appreciated.
08/22/2017

Right Bite

2:00 PM -

Location: Morning Pointe Assisted Living Facility-Northport, AL

Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School
08/22/2017

AL Cottage Food - Union Springs

5:00 PM -

Location: Bullock County Extension Office, 21578 Hwy 82E, Union Springs, AL 36089

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Course meeting ADPH requirement to operate as a Cottage Food Operation. Course includes specifics about the AL Cottage Food Law, identify foods that can be sold, where foods can be sold, recognize labeling requirements and food safety recommendations for the cottage food operator.
08/22/2017

Gardening 101 - "Hands-On" Gardening - Gardening Basics, Preparing the Soil, Planting the Crop, Tending the Crop, Tentative Harvest

5:30 PM -

Location: Church Street Incubator, 207 E. Church Street, Atmore, Al 36502

"Hands-On" gardening workshop series. Gardening from planting to harvest. Attend 1 or all programs. Gardening attire recommended.
08/23/2017

Calhoun County Farmers Market

6:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: 1702 Noble Street, Anniston (behind the county admin bldg) underneath the shed

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Visit the original Downtown Farmers Market each Wednesday and Saturday. Vendors vary from week to week, but there is always a nice selection!
08/23/2017

Coffee County Master Gardener Course

8:30 AM -

Location: Coffee County Extension Office - Community Room 1055 East McKinnon St. New Brockton, AL 36351

Master Gardener Volunteer Training classes will be held at the Coffee County Extension Office taught by Auburn University and Extension Specialist, Regional Extension Agents, and Certified Master Gardeners. Subject matter will include plant nutrition, plant id, turfgrass, landscape management, landscape design, entomology, plant diseases, vegetable gardening, home fruit production, and more. Fifty hours of volunteer service is required to become a Certified Master Gardener. Cost of the course is $135.
08/23/2017

Master Gardener Training

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: 5 County Complex 1055 East McKinnon Street New Brockton, AL 36351

Master Gardener Volunteer Training classes will be held at the Houston County Extension Office taught by Auburn University and Extension Specialist, Regional Extension Agents, and Certified Master Gardeners. Subject matter will include plant nutrition, plant id, turfgrass, landscape management, landscape design, entomology, plant diseases, vegetable gardening, home fruit production, and more. Fifty hours of volunteer service is required to become a Certified Master Gardener. Please call the Extension office for more information or an application form. The deadline for application is August 4th, 2017.
08/23/2017

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: 5 County Complex, 1055 East McKinnon Street, New Brockton, AL 36351

Application deadline is August 4, 2017. Please call the Extension Office for more information or an application form.