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Resource Areas Serving Russell County

  • 4-H & Youth
  • Agriculture
    • Home Grounds
    • Commercial Ag
    • Agronomic Crops
    • Livestock and Poultry
  • Family & Health
    • Food Safety
    • Money Management
    • Nutrition Education
  • Natural Resources
    • Wildlife
    • Pond Management
  • Economic Development

Russell County Education Events

  • ServSafe Food Safety/Cottage Foods
  • Farm-City
  • Forestry Banquet & Workshop
  • Eat Smart Be Active/Today’s Mom
  • Master Gardener
  • Diabetes Cooking School
  • Farm Succession Planning
  • Stough Community Garden
  • Cool Kids Cooking Club
  • Russell County Farmers Market
  • Arbor Day
  • Native Trees of Alabama Pruning 101
  • Classroom in the Forest
  • Alabama Department of Agriculture Private Pesticide License Training and Certification
  • Beef Quality Assurance Certification Lunch and Learn Series
  • Agronomic Crop Tour
  • Bugs on Board

Ongoing Partnerships and Community Education Outreach

  • Russell County Homemakers Association
  • Russell County Farmers Market
  • Russell County Cattlemen’s Association
  • Extension Monthly CTVEA
  • Russell County Farmers Federation
  • Annual Community Health Fairs

Increasing Quality of Life for Alabamians with Research-Based Information

  • 4-H’ers are four times more likely to give back to their communities and two times more likely to make healthy choices.
  • Students who participated in the Nutrition Education Program ate 57 percent of the fresh fruits and vegetables through the school lunch program.
  • Russell County Farmers Market estimated return on investment: $48 to $1.

One Year by the Numbers

  • 344 Soil Samples
  • 1,600 4-H’ers Enrolled
  • 35 In Expanded Food and Nutrition Education 150 Served
  • 291 Nutrition Education Participants (Oliver Ladonia Dixie)
  • 2,200 Face-to-Face Educational Contacts
  • 76 ServSafe and Cottage Food Training Contacts

 

For more information:

Russell County Extension

Jennifer Davidson

County Extension Coordinator

508 14th Street

Phenix City, AL 36867

Phone: (334) 298-6845

Fax: (334) 298-4970

 

Download a PDF of Russell County Annual Report 2019-2020, ACES – 2426. 

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