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Events for March 10 — March 16, 2019

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019

Auxin Herbicide Best Management Practices Training

Montgomery County Office, Eastmont Shopping Plaza, 5340 Atlanta Highway Montgomery AL, 36109; Montgomery County 672.4 miles

Auxin herbicide training for producers and their employees to become certified to use dicamba technology in cotton and soybean production. Training required by the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries.

In October 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency issued new requirements for products containing 2,4-D or dicamba intended to be used in conjunction with 2,4-D or dicamba tolerant crops. The label requires specific mandatory training and wind speed restrictions not to exceed 10 miles per hour and will require special training in 2019 for new auxin herbicides applied on dicamba-tolerant and 2,4-D-tolerant cotton.

If you received training last year you still have to train this year. Due to the new requirements by EPA previous trainings are only valid for 1 year. Furthermore, purchasers of these products must have a commercial or private applicators permit in conjunction with training.

This training is intended to assist applicators with reducing incidents of herbicide drift to susceptible crops, technical application methods, tank cleanout, and information about the new chemistries. The certified applicator and person responsible for the application of these products on cotton and soybeans in crop must receive this training.

Registration is $15.00.

15.00 Auxin Herbicide; Farming; Pesticides; Upcoming Training

Plant Propagation Workshop

Join us for this hands on workshop to learn how to start seeds and cuttings for your summer vegeta-ble garden. Each participant will leave with a tray of seeds and cuttings of 12 different varieties of tomatoes, peppers, and herbs for their vegetable garden.

Address:
Tuscumbia Depot & Roundhouse – 204 West 5th Street Tuscumbia, AL 35674

Contact:
Taylor Reeder
tav0001@auburn.edu
256-386-8571

20 Lawn & Garden

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Shoals Master Gardener Course

A 14-week course that allows the opportunity to learn more about the natural world around you. Our classes will cover topics such as: plant pathology, vegetable gardening, fruit production, plant propagation, water conservation, soil science, and much more! Class members will have the opportunity to become certified Master Gardeners by taking part in this course.

Address:
802 Veterans Drive Florence, AL 35630

Contact:
Taylor Reeder
tav0001@auburn.edu
256-766-6223

150 Forestry & Wildlife; Lawn & Garden

Auxin Herbicide Best Management Practices Training

Cattlemen Building, 4100 U.S. Highway 231 S. Troy AL

Auxin herbicide training for producers and their employees to become certified to use dicamba technology in cotton and soybean production. Training required by the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries.

In October 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency issued new requirements for products containing 2,4-D or dicamba intended to be used in conjunction with 2,4-D or dicamba tolerant crops. The label requires specific mandatory training and wind speed restrictions not to exceed 10 miles per hour and will require special training in 2019 for new auxin herbicides applied on dicamba-tolerant and 2,4-D-tolerant cotton.

If you received training last year you still have to train this year. Due to the new requirements by EPA previous trainings are only valid for 1 year. Furthermore, purchasers of these products must have a commercial or private applicators permit in conjunction with training.

This training is intended to assist applicators with reducing incidents of herbicide drift to susceptible crops, technical application methods, tank cleanout, and information about the new chemistries. The certified applicator and person responsible for the application of these products on cotton and soybeans in crop must receive this training.

Registration is $15.00

15.00 Auxin Herbicide; Farming; Pesticides; Register for Training; Upcoming Training

DEEP – St. Clair

DIABETES EMPOWERMENT EDUCATION PROGRAM (DEEP)

Classes meet every Tuesday, March 12th, 19th, 26th & April 2nd, 9th, 16th

10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

St. Clair County Extension Office
Basement Office 4 St. Clair County Courthouse, Pell City

NO CHARGE TO ATTEND! (Pre-registration required)

Space is limited! You must pre-register to attend by calling the St. Clair County Extension Office at 205-338-9416. For more information about the program, please contact Christina LeVert, Human Sciences Regional Extension Agent, at 205-926-4310 or email Christina.Levert@aces.edu.

This program is for anyone with diabetes or pre-diabetes, family members and caregivers. Learn more about diabetes and its risks, healthy eating and exercise, talking with your health care team, and managing medications. A different topic will be covered during each class.

Contact:
Christina LeVert
Christina.Levert@aces.edu
205-926-4310

None; Registration Required Home & Family

DEEP – Chilton County

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is offering free diabetes
education classes in Alabama. You can receive eight hours of diabetes
self-management training in your community. These classes are designed to:
• Educate on how to best control blood sugar, blood pressure, and
cholesterol levels;
• Empower you to establish relationships with your primary care
provider;
• Encourage better nutrition and regular exercise;
• Encourage lifestyle changes that lead to the reduction in the number of diabetes complications ( heart disease, blindness, nerve damage, etc.) and limb amputations; and
• Express the importance of developing support networks of family,
friends, and existing community-based social services.
These six (6) classes present information in simple medical terms and
concepts using props and pictures in a way that is conducive to better
understanding and make learning fun. The classes are 60- 90 minutes long. If
you have diabetes or pre-diabetes, we invite you to contact us for more
information; or if you are an organization that wishes to become a
community partner and provide a location for diabetes education.
Helen H Jones -Regional Extension Agent at (334) 201-6775 or
herndhj@aces.edu

Address:
504 First Avenue North Clanton, AL 35045

Contact:
Helen H Jones
herndhj@aces.edu
(205) 280-6268

FREE Home & Family

How to Make Handcrafted Greeting Cards

Alabama A&M University, James I. Dawson Building, 4900 Meridian St Normal AL, 35762

Virginia Caples Lifelong Learning Institute – Spring 2019 Courses/Activities

Session Course ID: HGC

Participants will learn how to make two greeting cards. One class session lasts for two hours. Supplies will be provided.

Course Leader: Carol Edwards

Location: Alabama A&M University – James I. Dawson Building, Room 240

How to Register

Download the brochure to mail in registration.

VCLLI Spring 19 – Courses-Activities Brochure

VCLLI 2019 Spring Courses Catalog

The VCLLI was established under the technical guidance of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) at Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. It builds upon the efforts of ACES’ Successful Aging Initiative and enables older adults to be lifelong learners.

FREE Home & Family; Urban Extension

Fun Fitness Line Dancing

Alabama A&M University, James I. Dawson Building, 4900 Meridian St Normal AL, 35762

Virginia Caples Lifelong Learning Institute – Spring 2019 Courses/Activities

Session Course ID: FFLD

This course offers physical activity through line dancing. It provides a fun-filled workout that strengthens muscles and the cardiovascular system for enhancing and maintaining one’s overall health and wellness.

Course Leader: Dr. Kristen Campbell

Location: Alabama A&M University – James I. Dawson Building, Room 225

How to Register

Download the brochure to mail in registration.

VCLLI Spring 19 – Courses-Activities Brochure

VCLLI 2019 Spring Courses Catalog

The VCLLI was established under the technical guidance of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) at Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. It builds upon the efforts of ACES’ Successful Aging Initiative and enables older adults to be lifelong learners.

FREE Home & Family; Urban Extension

Fruit & Vegetable 6-Week Mini-Series

The Cullman & Morgan County Extension Offices have joined forces to offer a Fruit & Vegetable 6-week Mini-Series. Each county will alternate weeks hosting the classes.

Fee for individual classes is $10 each or $50 for the series; includes refreshments & materials.

Register & pay online at: http://www.aces.edu/go/932
*select Add to Cart; then Continue to the next page where you will be able
to select individual classes or the entire series & enter your information.)

Location: 3120 Hwy 36 W, Suite B, Hartselle, AL 35640

Contact: Mike Reeves 256-773-2549 reevemd@aces.edu

$10/each or $50/course Lawn & Garden

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

ForestHer Burn

What is ForestHER—On FIRE? This hands-on workshop will focus on teaching women landowners about Alabama’s
historic fire regimes and how prescribed fire can and should be used as an effective land management tool. Come
dressed and ready to go to the woods! Most of day one, you will be indoors learning about fire behavior, safety, and
management techniques. The remaining portion of the class will be spent in the woods applying what you learned in
Wednesday. March 13, and Thursday, March 14, 2019
Wehle Nature Center, Midway, AL
Where? Wehle Nature Center
4890 Pleasant Hill Road
Midway, AL 36053
When? 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thursday, March 14
Who can attend? This program is tailored to women who
love nature and learning about the natural world. You do not
have to own a lot of land. If you have even one acre, this
workshop is for you, too!
What is the cost? The $80 fee includes a workbook to
keep; breaks, lunch, and dinner on day one; breakfast breaks
and lunch on day two; Seating is limited, so preregistration
is required. On-site accommodations are available.
To register: Contact Becky Barlow at (334) 329-0554
or email at becky.barlow@auburn.edu or the Barbour
County Extension Office at (334) 687-5688.

Address:
Wehle Nature Center 4890 Pleasant Hill Road, Midway, AL

Contact:
Allie Corcoran
corcoja@aces.edu
13346875688

80 Crop Production; Farming; Forestry & Wildlife; Lawn & Garden; Livestock; Poultry

RUP Training for Private Applicators

Covington County Office, 23952 Alabama Hwy. 55, Ste 4 Andalusia AL, 36420; Covington County 738.8 miles

These classes are designed for the farmers who need to take the private pesticide applicator test in order to purchase restricted use products. However, we will be discussing chemical safety and sprayer calibration at this class, so anyone who sprays pesticides on a large scale will benefit from this training even if a restricted pesticide license is not needed. If you would like to attend any of these classes call the Extension Office of the County you want to attend and make your reservation as seating is limited in some locations. A fee of $20 will be charged for this training and testing. An additional licensing fee of $25 will be sent to the Department of Agriculture and Industries by the applicant. The licensing fee is not included in the training and testing fee. Please plan to pay with a check (checks are preferred) made out the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) in the amount of $20 or with the correct cash amount.

20.00 Extension Training; Farming; Pesticides; Private Applicator

Chilton County Master Gardener Course

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:
504 First Avenue, Suite A, Clanton, AL 35046-0030

Contact:
Nelson D. Wynn
wynnnel@aces.edu
205-280-6268

150 Forestry & Wildlife; Lawn & Garden

Alabama Private Training Course in Region 2

A Private Applicator uses or supervises the use of any pesticide for producing any agricultural commodity on property owned or rented, or on the property of another person if applied without compensation. This is a full training course that is complete with a testing period after the course in order to provide the Private Applicator permit to the participant. *Additional fee of $25.00 shall be forwarded by the applicant to the Department of Ag for Permit. Commercial applicator points will be awarded in AP (Ag Plant) and D&R (Demonstration and Research).

Location: Etowah Co. Extension Office 3200 A Meighan Blvd. Gadsden, Al 35904

Contact: Etowah Co. Extension Office, (256) 547-7936

20 Crop Production; Farming

RUP Training for Private Applicators–Etowah County

Etowah County Office, Etowah County Annex Building, 3200A West Meighan Boulevard Gadsden AL, 35904; Etowah County 589.2 miles

RUP Training for Private Applicators

These classes are designed for the farmers who need to take the private pesticide applicator test in order to purchase restricted use products. However, we will be discussing chemical safety and sprayer calibration at this class, so anyone who sprays pesticides on a large scale will benefit from this training even if a restricted pesticide license is not needed. If you would like to attend any of these classes call the Extension Office of the County you want to attend and make your reservation as seating is limited in some locations. A fee of $20 will be charged for this training and testing. An additional licensing fee of $25 will be sent to the Department of Agriculture and Industries by the applicant. The licensing fee is not included in the training and testing fee. Please plan to pay with a check (checks are preferred) made out the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) in the amount of $20 or with the correct cash amount.

  • Participants will test at the end of the training course (must obtain a passing
    grade of 70 percent or higher).
  • Statewide training/testing dates will be Jan. 1–Sept. 30 of each year.
  • No training courses will be offered Oct. 1–Dec. 31 of any year.
  • If applicant passes, he or she will forward permit fees ($25) to the
    Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries for issuance of permit.
  • Pre-register with your County office.

Contact:

Landon Marks 256-927-3250 or Norm Haley 256-630-4248

20.00 Farming; Pesticides; Private Applicator; Upcoming Training

Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course

Alcorn State University, 294 Granger Dorsey Road Mound Bayou MS, 38762

Date: March 13 & 14, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM each day
Participants must stay for the entire training in order to receive the certificate.
Location: Alcorn State University Extension/Research Farm & Technology Transfer Center, 294 Granger Dorsey Rd, Mound Bayou, MS 38762

Hosted by:

  • Alcorn State University
  • Mississippi State University
  • Alabama Extension
  • Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce
  • Local Food Safety Collaborative
  • Produce Safety Alliance

Who Should Attend

Fruit and vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), and co-management of natural resources and food safety. The PSA Grower Training Course is one way to satisfy the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement outlined in § 112.22(c) that requires “At least one supervisor or responsible party for your farm must have successfully completed food safety training at least equivalent to that received under standardized curriculum recognized as adequate by the Food and Drug Administration.”

What to Expect at the PSA Grower Training Course

Over the course of 2 days, approximately seven hours of classroom time will be spent covering content contained in these seven modules:

  • Introduction to Produce Safety
  • Worker Health, Hygiene, and Training
  • Soil Amendments
  • Wildlife, Domesticated Animals, and Land Use
  • Agricultural Water (Part I: Production Water; Part II: Postharvest Water)
  • Postharvest Handling and Sanitation
  • How to Develop a Farm Food Safety Plan

In addition to learning about produce safety best practices, key parts of the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirements are outlined within each module. There will be additional time scheduled for on-farm demonstrations, USDA GAP audit preparation, questions and discussion so participants should come prepared to share their experiences and produce safety questions.

Benefits of Attending the Course

After attending the entire course, participants will be eligible to receive a certificate from the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) that verifies they have completed the training course. To receive an AFDO certificate, a participant must be present for the entire training and submit the appropriate paperwork to their trainer at the end of the course.

For more information about scheduled PSA Grower Training Courses, please visit the PSA website.

Lodging:

The nearby towns of Clarksdale and Cleveland have multiple lodging options.

For any other questions about this course, please contact:

Kristin Woods, Ph.D.
Alabama Extension
Produce Safety Alliance, Southeastern Regional Extension Associate
woodskl@aces.edu, 251-753-1164

Elizabeth B. Myles, Ph.D.
Adjunct Faculty
Alcorn State University
School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences Mississippi Small Farm and Agribusiness Center
Office: 601-877-3947
Mobile: 601-443-1539
emyles@alcorn.edu

Cost:$25

Register Online

25 Crop Production; Farming; Food Safety in Business; Fruit Produce Safety Production; Good Agricultural Practices (GAP); Good Agricultural Practices (GAP); Vegetables

VCCA Tax Assistance Program

Tax Assistance Program designed to help taxpayers complete their federal and state taxes.
Individuals and families can have tax prepared by a certified and trained tax professional. Program is free. However,
you must have an income of $54,000 or less and be less than 60 years old. If 60 years of age and older with any income can have their taxes prepared as well. For more
information contact, Coosa County Extension Office at 256-377-4713.

Address:
13999 AL Highway 22

Contact:
Sharon Haynes
sah0008@aces.edu
256-377-4713

Free Urban Extension

DEEP – Harriman Park Recreation Center

This program is for anyone with diabetes or pre-diabetes, family members and caregivers. Learn more about diabetes and its risks, healthy eating and exercise, talking with your health care team, and managing medications. A different topic will be covered during each class.

Address:
183 SW Davidson DR

Contact:
Christina LeVert
Christina.Levert@aces.edu
3342921559

None; Registration Required Home & Family

Write Your Life Story

Alabama A&M University, James I. Dawson Building, 4900 Meridian St Normal AL, 35762

Virginia Caples Lifelong Learning Institute – Spring 2019 Courses/Activities

Session Course ID: WYLS

Many people wish to write a memoir of their life story for their children or even future generations. Some wish to have a remembrance of younger years or of happier times. This class will provide guidance and an opportunity for participants to write and share their stories.

Course Leader: Dr. Delores Johnson Price

Location: Alabama A&M University – James I. Dawson Building, Room 230

How to Register

Download brochure and mail in registration.

VCLLI Spring 19 – Courses-Activities Brochure

VCLLI 2019 Spring Courses Catalog

 

The VCLLI was established under the technical guidance of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) at Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. It builds upon the efforts of ACES’ Successful Aging Initiative and enables older adults to be lifelong learners.

FREE Home & Family; Urban Extension

Get Dirty @ the Library

A series of three classes offered at the Russellville Public Library. This is free to the public and covers timely topics for spring. February 27th – Pruning Fruits & Ornamentals; March 6th – Spring Vegetable Gardening; March 13th – Weeds & Wildlife.

Address:
Russellville Public Library 110 Lawrence Street East Russellville, AL 35653

Contact:
Taylor Reeder
tav0001@auburn.edu
256-332-8880

Free to Public Forestry & Wildlife; Lawn & Garden

Get Dirty @ the Library

A series of three classes offered at the Weatherford Library in Red Bay, AL. This is free to the public and covers timely topics for spring. March 6th – Pruning Fruits & Ornamentals; March 13th – Spring Vegetable Gardening; March 20th – Weeds & Wildlife.

Address:
Weatherford Library – 307 4th Avenue SW Red Bay, AL 35582

Contact:
Taylor Reeder
tav0001@auburn.edu
256-332-8880

Free to Public Forestry & Wildlife; Lawn & Garden

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course

Alcorn State University, 294 Granger Dorsey Road Mound Bayou MS, 38762

Date: March 13 & 14, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM each day
Participants must stay for the entire training in order to receive the certificate.
Location: Alcorn State University Extension/Research Farm & Technology Transfer Center, 294 Granger Dorsey Rd, Mound Bayou, MS 38762

Hosted by:

  • Alcorn State University
  • Mississippi State University
  • Alabama Extension
  • Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce
  • Local Food Safety Collaborative
  • Produce Safety Alliance

Who Should Attend

Fruit and vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), and co-management of natural resources and food safety. The PSA Grower Training Course is one way to satisfy the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement outlined in § 112.22(c) that requires “At least one supervisor or responsible party for your farm must have successfully completed food safety training at least equivalent to that received under standardized curriculum recognized as adequate by the Food and Drug Administration.”

What to Expect at the PSA Grower Training Course

Over the course of 2 days, approximately seven hours of classroom time will be spent covering content contained in these seven modules:

  • Introduction to Produce Safety
  • Worker Health, Hygiene, and Training
  • Soil Amendments
  • Wildlife, Domesticated Animals, and Land Use
  • Agricultural Water (Part I: Production Water; Part II: Postharvest Water)
  • Postharvest Handling and Sanitation
  • How to Develop a Farm Food Safety Plan

In addition to learning about produce safety best practices, key parts of the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirements are outlined within each module. There will be additional time scheduled for on-farm demonstrations, USDA GAP audit preparation, questions and discussion so participants should come prepared to share their experiences and produce safety questions.

Benefits of Attending the Course

After attending the entire course, participants will be eligible to receive a certificate from the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) that verifies they have completed the training course. To receive an AFDO certificate, a participant must be present for the entire training and submit the appropriate paperwork to their trainer at the end of the course.

For more information about scheduled PSA Grower Training Courses, please visit the PSA website.

Lodging:

The nearby towns of Clarksdale and Cleveland have multiple lodging options.

For any other questions about this course, please contact:

Kristin Woods, Ph.D.
Alabama Extension
Produce Safety Alliance, Southeastern Regional Extension Associate
woodskl@aces.edu, 251-753-1164

Elizabeth B. Myles, Ph.D.
Adjunct Faculty
Alcorn State University
School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences Mississippi Small Farm and Agribusiness Center
Office: 601-877-3947
Mobile: 601-443-1539
emyles@alcorn.edu

Cost:$25

Register Online

25 Crop Production; Farming; Food Safety in Business; Fruit Produce Safety Production; Good Agricultural Practices (GAP); Good Agricultural Practices (GAP); Vegetables

ForestHer Burn

What is ForestHER—On FIRE? This hands-on workshop will focus on teaching women landowners about Alabama’s
historic fire regimes and how prescribed fire can and should be used as an effective land management tool. Come
dressed and ready to go to the woods! Most of day one, you will be indoors learning about fire behavior, safety, and
management techniques. The remaining portion of the class will be spent in the woods applying what you learned in
Wednesday. March 13, and Thursday, March 14, 2019
Wehle Nature Center, Midway, AL
Where? Wehle Nature Center
4890 Pleasant Hill Road
Midway, AL 36053
When? 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thursday, March 14
Who can attend? This program is tailored to women who
love nature and learning about the natural world. You do not
have to own a lot of land. If you have even one acre, this
workshop is for you, too!
What is the cost? The $80 fee includes a workbook to
keep; breaks, lunch, and dinner on day one; breakfast breaks
and lunch on day two; Seating is limited, so preregistration
is required. On-site accommodations are available.
To register: Contact Becky Barlow at (334) 329-0554
or email at becky.barlow@auburn.edu or the Barbour
County Extension Office at (334) 687-5688.

Address:
Wehle Nature Center 4890 Pleasant Hill Road, Midway, AL

Contact:
Allie Corcoran
corcoja@aces.edu
13346875688

80 Crop Production; Farming; Forestry & Wildlife; Lawn & Garden; Livestock; Poultry

Spring Tri County MG Class

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:
819 Cook Ave

Contact:
Rhonda Britton
rcb0003@aces.edu
2566908979

150.0 Forestry & Wildlife; Lawn & Garden

SErvsafe Cullman County

This is a food safety certification course. For those either managers or workers in food service that are required by the state health department to obtain their certification. This is a state requirement to meet regulations.

Address:
Cullman County Extension Office 402 Arnold St NE Suite G-1 Cullman County Office Bldg Cullman Al

Contact:
Angela Treadaway
treadas@aces.edu
256-737-9386

$130 online registration for class and test and $8 Food Safety; Food Safety in Business

Get Dirty @ the Library

A series of three classes held at the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library. This will be free to the public and cover timely topics for spring. March 7th – Pruning Fruits & Ornamentals; March 14th – Spring Vegetable Gardening; March 21st – Weeds & Wildlife.

Address:
Florence-Lauderdale Public Library 350 North Wood Avenue Florence, AL 35630

Contact:
Taylor Reeder
tav0001@auburn.edu
256-766-6223

Free to Public Forestry & Wildlife; Lawn & Garden

Barbour County Home Horticulture Lunch and Learn

Come join Extension Agents at the Carnegie Library for a four part lunch and learn series all about home horticulture. Meetings will start at 12 and last until 1. The topics for each date are:
-March 14 container and raised bed gardening
-April 11 Succulents
-May 9 House Plants
-June 13 Native Plants
Bring a friend!

Address:
217 N Eufaula Ave, Eufaula, Al 36027

Contact:
Allie Corcoran
corcoja@aces.edu
13346875688

FREE Crop Production; Farming; Forestry & Wildlife; Lawn & Garden; Livestock; Poultry

Farmers Marketing Workshop

Lauderdale County Office, 802 Veterans Drive Florence AL, 35630; Lauderdale County 634.4 miles

Learn to market your farm with tips from Alabama Extension, USDA SNAP, and other organizations. Agents will present on effective market displays, using social media, how to manage your farm for production and profitability. Dinner is included.

For more information, contact Paula Lovell at  lovelpa@aces.edu or 256-766-6223.

FREE Farming

Fun Fitness Line Dancing

Alabama A&M University, James I. Dawson Building, 4900 Meridian St Normal AL, 35762

Virginia Caples Lifelong Learning Institute – Spring 2019 Courses/Activities

Session Course ID: FFLD

This course offers physical activity through line dancing. It provides a fun-filled workout that strengthens muscles and the cardiovascular system for enhancing and maintaining one’s overall health and wellness.

Course Leader: Dr. Kristen Campbell

Location: Alabama A&M University – James I. Dawson Building, Room 225

How to Register

Download the brochure to mail in registration.

VCLLI Spring 19 – Courses-Activities Brochure

VCLLI 2019 Spring Courses Catalog

The VCLLI was established under the technical guidance of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) at Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. It builds upon the efforts of ACES’ Successful Aging Initiative and enables older adults to be lifelong learners.

FREE Home & Family; Urban Extension

Friday, March 15, 2019

SErvsafe Cullman County

This is a food safety certification course. For those either managers or workers in food service that are required by the state health department to obtain their certification. This is a state requirement to meet regulations.

Address:
Cullman County Extension Office 402 Arnold St NE Suite G-1 Cullman County Office Bldg Cullman Al

Contact:
Angela Treadaway
treadas@aces.edu
256-737-9386

$130 online registration for class and test and $8 Food Safety; Food Safety in Business

Master Gardener Course

The Tallapoosa County Extension Office will again offer the Master Gardener Volunteer Program in 2019, with a starting date on Friday, February 1st. All classes will be held during the day from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the County Extension office located in Dadeville. Applications are now being accepted and will be accepted through Friday, January 18th.The fee associated with this course is $140 per person. The Alabama Master Gardener training program will consist of 13 weeks of horticulture related classes and training. The course provides more than 50 hours of classroom and hands-on instruction in horticulture and related areas. Classes taught include soils and plant nutrition; composting, plant diseases; landscape design and plant selection; weed identification and control; entomology; pesticide education, fruit culture; plant propagation; home lawn care; vegetable gardening; wildlife control, care and maintenance of landscape plants; bedding plants, and more. Courses are taught by specialists from Auburn University, Extension agents from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, fellow certified Master Gardeners, and local horticulture professionals. If you are interested in participating in any of our courses or have any questions, please contact the Tallapoosa County Extension office at 256-825-1050 or visit us online at www.aces.edu/Tallapoosa.

$140 Lawn & Garden

Roots of Black Community in Downtown Huntsville

AL

Virginia Caples Lifelong Learning Institute – Spring 2019 Courses/Activities

Session Course ID: SIF1

The center of downtown Huntsville Alabama was once the heartbeat of black life, culture, religion and economic power. Where banks, businesses, and other attractions now stand, this hub of the black community thrived. Come listen to the real life stories of past residents as they describe what life in their downtown community was like and the importance of recalling, documenting and preserving this history.

Course Leader: Tommie Batts

Location: Alabama A&M University – James I. Dawson Building, Room 240

How to Register

Download the brochure to mail in registration.

VCLLI Spring 19 – Courses-Activities Brochure

VCLLI 2019 Spring Courses Catalog

 

The VCLLI was established under the technical guidance of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) at Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. It builds upon the efforts of ACES’ Successful Aging Initiative and enables older adults to be lifelong learners.

FREE

Saturday, March 16, 2019