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Events for October 13 — October 19, 2019

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Monday, October 14, 2019

ForestHER Basics

Dale County Extension Office, 202 AL-123 Ozark AL, 36360

ForestHER Basics – $65/person Monday & Tuesday, October 14 & 15, 2019 Dale County Extension Office 202 S Highway 123 Ste D. Ozark, AL 36360 REGISTER ONLINE: https://aub.ie/ForestHEROctober2019

Address:
Dale County Extension Office
202 AL-123
Ozark, AL 36360

Contact:
Becky Barlow
becky.barlow@auburn.edu
(334) 844-1019

Register Online

$65 Forestry & Wildlife, Dale County, Statewide

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

ForestHER Basics

Dale County Extension Office, 202 AL-123 Ozark AL, 36360

ForestHER Basics – $65/person Monday & Tuesday, October 14 & 15, 2019 Dale County Extension Office 202 S Highway 123 Ste D. Ozark, AL 36360 REGISTER ONLINE: https://aub.ie/ForestHEROctober2019

Address:
Dale County Extension Office
202 AL-123
Ozark, AL 36360

Contact:
Becky Barlow
becky.barlow@auburn.edu
(334) 844-1019

Register Online

$65 Forestry & Wildlife, Dale County, Statewide

Servsafe – Cullman

Cullman County Extension Office, 402 Arnold St Cullman AL, 35055

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager Course meeting the Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two day class. Must register 2 weeks before the scheduled date.

Address:
Cullman County Extension Office
402 Arnold St
Cullman, AL 35055

Contact:
Angela Treadaway
treadas@aces.edu
(205) 410-3696

Register Online

$130.00 Food Safety, Blount County, Cullman County, Jefferson County, Walker County

Poultry Growers Meeting

2412 County Road 53, 2412 County Road 53 Texasville AL, 36016

Poultry Growers Meeting at the Texasville Community Center 2412 County Road 53, Texasville, AL 36016 October 15, 2019 at 9-1.
Speakers from FSA, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, NRCS, and the Poultry Growers Association. We’ll have a mock house inspection. Lunch is sponsored by Wiregrass RC&D. For more information call the Barbour County Soil and Water Conservation District at 334-775-3266 ext 3.

Address:
2412 County Road 53
Texasville, AL 36016

Contact:
ALLIE CORCORAN
corcoja@aces.edu
(334) 687-5688

FREE Crop Production, Farming, Home & Family, Poultry, Urban Extension, Youth Development, Barbour County, Bullock County, Dale County, Henry County

Diabetes Empowerment Education Program

Bessemer Public Library, 400 19th Street North Bessemer AL, 35020

The 6 classes are designed to educate individuals on how to best control their blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels; empower individuals to establish relationships with primary care providers; encourage better nutrition and regular exercise; encourage lifestyle changes that lead to the reduction in the number of limb amputations; express the importance of developing support networks of family, friends and existing community-based social services.

Address:
Bessemer Public Library
400 19th Street North
Bessemer, AL 35020

Contact:
Christina LeVert
Christina.Levert@aces.edu
(334) 292-1559

FREE Home & Family, Jefferson County

Beef Systems Short Course – Blount County

Blount County Extension Office, 415 Fifth Ave East, Suite A Oneonta AL, 35121

The Beef Systems Short Course is a multi-night lecture series covering the fundamentals of beef production and is geared for new and limited experience producers. There is a $40 registration fee, and all participants will receive a copy of Extension’s recently updated Alabama Beef Handbook.
Topics Covered
• Forages and Nutrition
• Herd Health and Reproduction
• Record Keeping and Environmental Stewardship
• Economics and Meat Science

Address:
Blount County Extension Office
415 Fifth Ave East, Suite A
Oneonta, AL 35121

Contact:
Gerry Thompson
thompgl@aces.edu
(256) 508-2020

Register Online

$40.00 Crop Production, Farming, Livestock, Blount County, Statewide

Beef Systems Short Course – Tallapoosa County

Tallapoosa County Courthouse-Extension Auditorium, 125 N. Broadnax St. Dadeville AL, 36853

he Beef Systems Short Course is a multi-night lecture series covering the fundamentals of beef production and is geared for new and limited experience producers. There is a $40 registration fee, and all participants will receive a copy of Extension’s recently updated Alabama Beef Handbook.
Topics Covered
• Forages and Nutrition
• Herd Health and Reproduction
• Record Keeping and Environmental Stewardship
• Economics and Meat Science

Address:
Tallapoosa County Courthouse-Extension Auditorium
125 N. Broadnax St.
Dadeville, AL 36853

Contact:
Alex Tigue
dat0002@auburn.edu
(256) 309-9496

Register Online

$40 Crop Production, Farming, Livestock, Statewide, Tallapoosa County

Fall 2019 Beekeeping Webinar Series

online, online online AL, 35650

Join us for this free three part webinar series on beekeeping in Alabama.
October 15- Equipment Tips from an Apiarist- Join us as Dr. Tammy Horn-Potter teaches about some of her equipment successes and failures over her beekeeping career.
October 22- Making More Money With Your Honey- Join Farm and Agribusiness Management Extension Agent Kevin Burkett to learn ways to maximize your beekeeping profits.
October 29- Honeybee Breeds; Choosing the Right Bee for Your Area – There are many honeybee lines to choose from. Learn the pros and cons of each breed with Alabama Extension beekeeper Jack Rowe.

Address:
online
online, AL 35650

Contact:
Tony Glover
gloveta@aces.edu
(256) 737-9386

Register Online

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Urban Extension, Online, Statewide

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Alabama Extension Regional Master Gardener Training – Blount

629 County Road 7, 629 County Road 7 Hayden AL, 35079

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.

Address:
629 County Road 7
Hayden, AL 35079

Contact:
Bethany A. O’Rear
bao0004@aces.edu
(205) 612-9524

Register Online

$125.00 Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Blount County

Servsafe Class Montgomery

Montgomery County Extension Office, Eastmont Shopping Plaza 5340 Atlanta Highway Montgomery AL, 36109

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager Course meeting Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two-day class. Must register two weeks before the scheduled date.

Address:
Montgomery County Extension Office
Eastmont Shopping Plaza 5340 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, AL 36109

Contact:
Janice Hall
jehall@aces.edu
334-270-4133

$130 Food Safety, Autauga County, Chilton County, Dallas County, Elmore County, Lowndes County, Macon County, Montgomery County

Servsafe – Cullman

Cullman County Extension Office, 402 Arnold St Cullman AL, 35055

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager Course meeting the Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two day class. Must register 2 weeks before the scheduled date.

Address:
Cullman County Extension Office
402 Arnold St
Cullman, AL 35055

Contact:
Angela Treadaway
treadas@aces.edu
(205) 410-3696

Register Online

$130.00 Food Safety, Blount County, Cullman County, Jefferson County, Walker County

Shelby County Master Gardener Course

56 Kelley Lane, 56 Kelley Lane Columbiana AL, 35051

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

Address:
56 Kelley Lane
Columbiana, AL 35051

Contact:
Nelson D. Wynn
wynnnel@aces.edu
(205) 669-6763

$150 Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Bibb County, Chilton County, Shelby County

Cottage Food Law/ Covington

Covington County Extension Office, 23952 AL HWY 55 Andalusia AL, 36420

This training is for anyone who wants to sell certain non-hazardous foods from their home.

Address:
Covington County Extension Office
23952 AL HWY 55
Andalusia, AL 36420

Contact:
Bridgette Brannon
huttobf@auburn.edu
334-222-1125

Register Online

$25.00 Food Safety, Coffee County, Covington County, Crenshaw County

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Alabama Cottage Food Law- CERTIFICATION TESTING ONLY- Mobile

1070 Schillinger Road North, 1070 Schillinger Road North Mobile AL, 36608

COTTAGE FOOD LAW CERTIFICATION TESTING ONLY: Testing will be offered for individuals who have completed the Cottage Food Law Course online. A testing fee of $25.00 is required. Certificates will be mailed.

Address:
1070 Schillinger Road North
Mobile, AL 36608

Contact:
Rebecca Catalena-Lee
rjc0026@auburn.edu
(251) 574-8445

Register Online

$25.00 Food Safety, Baldwin County, Escambia County, Mobile County, Washington County

Servsafe Class Montgomery

Montgomery County Extension Office, Eastmont Shopping Plaza 5340 Atlanta Highway Montgomery AL, 36109

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager Course meeting Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two-day class. Must register two weeks before the scheduled date.

Address:
Montgomery County Extension Office
Eastmont Shopping Plaza 5340 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, AL 36109

Contact:
Janice Hall
jehall@aces.edu
334-270-4133

$130 Food Safety, Autauga County, Chilton County, Dallas County, Elmore County, Lowndes County, Macon County, Montgomery County

Successful Aging Conference 2019 – Madison County

Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 315 Winchester Road Huntsville AL, 35811

The Successful Aging Initiative 2019 is a free one-day event that is open to the public and designed to address issues impacting Alabama’s older adults. Participants obtain easy-to-understand information and resources that enable them to make informed decisions, to maintain independence, to play active roles in society, and to improve their quality of life. Older adults age 50+ and family members, caregivers, social workers, faith-based leaders, and senior service providers are highly encouraged to attend.

Keynote Speaker

The keynote speaker is Dr. Tommie “Tonea” Stewart. Stewart is a professional actress, play director, national museum exhibit director, tenured professor, and dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Alabama State University. As an actress, she is best known for her role as Miss Etta Kibbee in The Heat of the Night. She earned an NAACP Image Award for her role in the film adaptation of John Grisham’s novel A Time to Kill and a New York World Festival Gold Medal Award for the narration of Public Radio International’s series Remembering Slavery.

Health Screenings

Students from J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College will provide health screenings, and hair and skin care services. COSTCO will provide flu shots at no cost for medicare recipients.

Drug Take Back Drive

Alabama Extension will partner with Alabama A&M University’s Department of Public Safety, WellStone Behavioral Health, and other local partners in a drug take back initiative. Participants are asked to bring expired and unused prescription and over-the-counter medication for proper disposal.

How to prepare for the Drug Take Back Drive

Remove all personal information such as name and address from medicine containers. Place the medication for humans or pets in a plastic bag. Bring the medication in a plastic bag with you to the event and drop off to police officers before entering the facility. All medication will be incinerated by police.

Registration

The event has passed.

For questions, please contact Jackie Collier at (256) 372-4947 or Candra Johnson DeBose at (256) 372-7022.

2019 Sponsors & Partners

Alabama A&M University, including the Department of Public Safety and the McCain Student Health and Counseling Center; American Senior Assistance Programs, Inc.; District 6 Commissioner JesHenry Malone; J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College; The Links, Incorporated Greater Huntsville Chapter; Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church; First Missionary Baptist Church; Union Hill Primitive Baptist Church; WEUP/WHIY 1700 FM; Royal Funeral Home, Inc.; Redstone Federal Credit Union; WJAB 90.9 FM; WellStone Behavioral Mental Health; and Partnership for a Drug Free Community.

 

$00 Successful Aging Initiative (SAI), Urban Extension, urban

Fermentation Workshop – St Clair County

Springville United Methodist Church, 6471 US-11 Springville AL, 35146

In this workshop we will be discussing how to safely ferment vegetables and talk about the type supplies that are necessary. We will discuss proper processing procedures and each person will take home a jar of sauerkraut to ferment at home.

Address:
Springville United Methodist Church
6471 US-11
Springville, AL 35146

Contact:
Angela Treadaway
treadas@aces.edu
(205) 410-3696

$15.00 Food Safety, Blount County, Cullman County, Etowah County, Jefferson County, St. Clair County

Fall Tri County Master Gardener Class

Tennessee Valley Research Station, 9494 Experimental Loop Road Madison AL, 35756

Learn how to grow a healthy landscape or your own vegetable garden, and serve the community. Become a certified Master Gardener volunteer with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. Working together, we support projects like Lunch & Learn, Community Gardens, and Harvest for Health in the three county area.

Address:
Tennessee Valley Research Station
9494 Experimental Loop Road
Madison, AL 35756

Contact:
Rhonda Britton
rcb0003@aces.edu
(256) 532-1578

Register Online

$150.00 Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Limestone County, Madison County, Morgan County

Friday, October 18, 2019

Farmers Market

13486 St Stephens Ave, 13486 St Stephens Ave Chatom AL, 36518

Starting May 1st through November 1st, farmers from all over will be stationed at 13486 St. Stephens Ave. for the annual Washington County Farmers’ Market! Please come out and shop local as well as learn more about your local Extension office and what it has to offer!

Address:
13486 St Stephens Ave
Chatom, AL 36518

Contact:
Sabra Johnson
sej0025@aces.edu
251-847-2295

FREE Crop Production, Farming, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Poultry, Washington County

SmartMap 1.0

Caterpillar Training Center, 6155 Heath Rd Auburn AL, 36830

SmartMap logoSmartMap 1.0 introduces audiences to low-cost and easy to use geospatial mapping applications (apps) that can be used on smartphones or ipads. The class introduces audiences to GIS, GPS, and Smartphone GIS applications. It provides hands-on tutorials to give attendees experience using these technologies. This workshop also introduces audiences to UAV technology and its applications for video capture and forest mapping.

Questions?

Email your questions to Smartmap@auburn.edu.

Register Online

$50.00 Forestry, GIS, GPS, SmartMap, UAV

Saturday, October 19, 2019