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Resource Areas Serving Russell County

4-H & Youth

  • Summer Camp
  • In school
  • Photography Club
  • Animal Clubs
  • Cool Kids
  • Cooking Club

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 Permitting Program
  • Farm-City
  • Forestry Program
  • Eat Smart Be Active/Today’s Mom Master Gardener
  • Diabetes Cooking School
  • Farm Succession Planning
  • Arbor Day
  • Virtual Programming
  • Bugs On Broad
  • Native Trees of Alabama
  • Classroom in the Forest Commercial Landscape Safety and Maintenance Training
  • Alabama Department of Agriculture
    • Private Pesticide License
    • Training and Certification
  • Beef Quality Assurance Certification
  • Lunch and Learn Series
  • Agronomic Crop Tour
  • Hurtsboro Rolling Store
  • First Time Home Buyer
  • Nutrition Programs

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

  • 700 Soil Samples FY 2019-present
  • 1,100 4-H’ers Enrolled
  • 48 In Expanded Food and Nutrition Education 160 Served
  • 50 Nutrition Education Participants (WeCare)
  • 1,129 Face-to-Face Educational Contacts
  • 353 Food Safety/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


Revised July 2021, Russell County Annual Report 2020-2021, ACES-2426

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