Alabama Cooperative Extension System

Upcoming Events

10/24/2017

WREC Peanut Pod Blast Workshops

8:00 AM -

Location: 101 N. Doswell St. Suit A; Abbeville AL 36310

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WREC Pod Blast Workshops to determine when to dig peanuts at optimum maturity
10/24/2017

Fruit and Vegetable Farm Tour

9:00 AM -

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Join Extension Agents, Dani Carroll and Chip East for a walking tour to discuss fruit and vegetable production at Holmstead Farm. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will end at 11:30 a.m.
10/24/2017

fruit and Vegetable meeing at Holmstead Farm in Clay County

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: 6582 County Road 7, Talladega, Al. (farm is located in Clay county)

Join Extension Agents, Dani Carroll and Chip East for a walking tour to discuss fruit and vegetable production at Holmstead Farm. The topics discussed at this tour include planting, pruning, and proper management of crops such blueberries, muscadines, blackberries, peaches, apples, strawberries along with vegetable crops.
10/24/2017

Gardening for the Breast Cancer Community - Fall Decorating

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: 2612 Lane Park Road, Birmingham, AL 35223

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Fall has arrived and creating fall décor can make your home feel more festive. Learn fall decorating tips and how to arrange, position and prepare a floral arrangement inside a pumpkin; while also learning the benefits of how it improves your survivorship journey. This special event is for anyone who has ever been diagnosed with breast cancer, as well as their loved ones. This program is a partnership between Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Forge Breast Cancer Survivor Center.
10/24/2017

QuickBooks for Farmers

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Jackson Co Extension Office, 27115 John T. Reid Pkwy, Scottsboro, AL 35768

QuickBooks for Farmers is a two evening class to train farmers on using the basic features of QuickBooks Pro accounting software. The first evening will cover building a sample farm file and entering sample data. The second evening will review a completed sample farm's year-end management reports. This allows students to see a full year of QuickBooks data.
10/25/2017

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.
10/25/2017

Hale Co. ServSafe

9:00 AM -

Location: AL Fish Farming Center, 529 S. Centreville St., Greensboro, AL 36744

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ServSafe Food Safety course for food service workers. Must register 2 weeks before scheduled class date. Space is limited.
10/25/2017

Master Gardener Course

9:00 AM -

Location: 54 Kelley Lane, Columbiana, AL 35051

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The Alabama Master Gardener Program is a volunteer training program by which the Alabama Cooperative Extension System expands its outreach mission to the citizens of Alabama. This program represents an effective partnership between the land-grant universities of this state and motivated volunteers interested in educating their communities with research-based information. Master Gardeners are trained volunteers that offer the local community Reliable, Relevant and Reachable gardening information and education opportunities
10/25/2017

Master Gardener Program

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: 132 North Court Street

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Join other gardeners for a 13 week volunteer training program. Subjects include botany, vegetable gardening, soils, propagation, disease and insect identification and much more.
10/26/2017

Live Well Faithful Families

6:00 AM -

Location: 2281 Hwy 77 LaFayette, Al 36862

Engaging through Faith communities to reduce and prevent obesity. Eat healthy, Move more, & make a change.
10/26/2017

Demopolis Chainsaw Safety

7:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Location: 501 North Commissioner's Avenue

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Two-day classroom and hands-on workshop focused on safe chainsaw use for tree care workers, landscape professionals, and municipal/county employees. Public is welcome, but will have to provide their own personal protective equipment (chainsaw chaps, hearing protection, hard hat, and eye protection). First day will cover best practices and chainsaw knowledge and maintenance. Second day will be in-field working on limbing and bucking best practices. 6.5 ISA Certified Arborist CEUs
10/26/2017

Alabama National Fair

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Location: Montgomery,AL

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10/26/2017

Smart Yards Lawn and Landscape

8:00 AM -

Location:

Smart Yards Workshop - learn about basic lawn maintenance as well as smart landscaping dos and donts.
10/26/2017

Central Alabama Forestry Day

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: 242 US Hwy 280, Kellyton, AL 35089

Come and have an informative and enjoyable day in the woods. Vendors will be on site with displays, products and educational information. Please register by October 20, 2017.
10/26/2017

Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Mockingbird Pointe Apartments, 334 Hybart St, Monroeville,

Register for the Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School! Learn to prepare delicious meals and snacks to control or prevent diabetes and other chronic diseases. During six exciting lessons you will learn: * To choose healthier food at the store *Prepare recipes lower in fat, cholesterol, sugar and sodium and control portions sizes.
10/26/2017

Russell County Farmer Market

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Location: Garrett-Harrison Stadium, at Airport and Summerville Road intersection

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10/26/2017

Holiday Fair

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Tom Harbin Ag Center

We will host the Holiday Fair again this year at the Tom Harbin Ag Center. If you are local and interested in being a vendor in this event, please call the Extension Office and register no later than October 3rd. Some of our Regional Agents will be at the Fair to meet and greet all of the shopper so this also presents an opportunity to meet some of our awesome staff and learn more about how we are here to help you!
10/26/2017

Tri County Master Gardener Class

5:00 PM -

Location:

Fall Tri County Master Gardener Class
10/26/2017

Mobile County Animal Science Club

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Location: 1070 Schillinger Rd N

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.
10/26/2017

QuickBooks for Farmers

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Jackson Co Extension Office, 27115 John T. Reid Pkwy, Scottsboro, AL 35768

QuickBooks for Farmers is a two evening class to train farmers on using the basic features of QuickBooks Pro accounting software. The first evening will cover building a sample farm file and entering sample data. The second evening will review a completed sample farm's year-end management reports. This allows students to see a full year of QuickBooks data.