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Events for May 5 — May 11, 2019

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Monday, May 6, 2019

ForestHER Basics

AL

ForestHER Basics – $65/person
Monday & Tuesday, May 6 & 7, 2019
Tuscaloosa County Extension Office
2513 7th Street
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401
REGISTER ONLINE:
https://aub.ie/ForestHERMay2019
A workshop for women who love the land

Address:
3301 School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences

Contact:
Becky Barlow
becky.barlow@auburn.edu
334.844.1019

$65.00 Forestry & Wildlife, Statewide, Tuscaloosa County

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

ForestHER Basics

ForestHER Basics – $65/person
Monday & Tuesday, May 6 & 7, 2019
Tuscaloosa County Extension Office
2513 7th Street
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401
REGISTER ONLINE:
https://aub.ie/ForestHERMay2019
A workshop for women who love the land

Address:
3301 School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences

Contact:
Becky Barlow
becky.barlow@auburn.edu
334.844.1019

$65.00 Forestry & Wildlife, Statewide, Tuscaloosa County

Chainsaw Safety Workshop

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there are over 36,000 chainsaw related injuries each year. This frequently used lawn and farm tool can be seriously dangerous if the proper precautions and procedures are not used. This Chainsaw Safety Workshop, held at the Coffee County Extension Office (New Brockton, AL) is targeted for public, municipalities, loggers, industry professionals and anybody else that use chainsaws. Topics will include Safety Practices, Chainsaw Design, Ergonomics, Starting, Limbing & Bucking, Basic Felling, and include in-the-classroom and outside demonstrations. Lunch will be provided to all attendees. Seating is limited, so please pre-register with the Coffee County Extension Office at (334) 585-6416.

Address:
Coffee County Extension Office – 1055 East McKinnon Street, New Brockton, AL 36351

Contact:
Bence Carter
jbc0057@auburn.edu
334-894-5596

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Barbour County, Bullock County, Coffee County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Dale County, Geneva County, Henry County, Houston County, Pike County

Alfalfa in the South Workshop

A one-day educational workshop on alfalfa management and incorporation into southeastern forage systems will be held at the Cattlemen’s Park in Troy, AL on May 7, 2019. This program is co-hosted by Alabama Extension, UGA Extension, and UF/IFAS Extension. RSVP using the phone number above.

Contact:
Kim Mullenix
mullemk@auburn.edu
334-693-2010

$15 Crop Production, Farming, Livestock, Pike County

ServSafe Class – Florence

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:
Lauderdale County Extension Office, 802 Veterans Drive, Florence, AL 35630

Contact:
Susan Hill
hillaps@auburn.edu
256-766-6223

$140 Food Safety, Lauderdale County, Statewide

ServSafe Class – Selma

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. Limited seats available.

Address:
Edmundite Center 1107 Griffin Avenue Selma, AL 36701

Contact:
Janice Hall
334-361-7273

$130 register online; $140 register by mail Food Safety, Autauga County, Bibb County, Chilton County, Dallas County, Lowndes County, Wilcox County

ServSafe Class – Monroeville

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:
Monroe County Extension Office, USDA Service Center, 334 Agriculture Drive, Suite 104, Monroeville, AL 36460-8674

Contact:
Rebecca Catalena
rjc0026@auburn.edu
251-234-1050

$140 Food Safety, Clarke County, Conecuh County, Monroe County

Wiregrass Lunch and Learn

445 N Oates St, 445 N Oates St Dothan AL, 36303

Wiregrass Lunch and Learn offered at the Dothan Library featuring timely topics for each month. January 15th – Honey Bees; February 19th – Yard Art: How to Plant a Chair and More ; March 5th – Vegetable Gardening with Ease; April 2nd – All About Blueberries; May 7th – Creating the Perfect Lawn; June 4th – Hostas; September 3rd – Tips for Designing Your Landscape; October 1st – What’s Bugging You?; November 12th – Growing Fall Bulbs & Making Grapevine Wreaths

Address:
445 N Oates St
Dothan, AL 36303

Contact:
Lucy Edwards
lee0003@auburn.edu
(334) 794-4108

FREE Lawn & Garden, Houston County

Alabama Cottage Food Law Class – Monroeville

Food Safety Course meeting Alabama Department of Public Health requirement to operate as a Cottage Food Business. Course includes specifics about the Alabama Cottage Food Law and food safety recommendations for the cottage food operation.

Address:
Monroe County Extension Office, USDA Service Center, 334 Agriculture Drive, Suite 104, Monroeville, AL 36460-8674

Contact:
Rebecca Catalena
rjc0026@auburn.edu
251-234-1050

$25 Food Safety, Clarke County, Conecuh County, Monroe County

Beef Quality Assuarnce Training at Tennessee Valley Livestock

Tennessee Vally Livestock, Tennessee Vally Livestock 620 S. Poplar St. AL, 35630

This meeting will focus on value-added opportunities for feeder calves production. There will be an opportunity to become BQA Certified.

Address:
Tennessee Vally Livestock
620 S. Poplar St., AL 35630

Contact:
Paul Vining
tpv0001@aces.edu
256-214-9630

FREE Crop Production, Farming, Livestock, Colbert County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Marion County, Walker County, Winston County

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

ServSafe Class – Florence

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:
Lauderdale County Extension Office, 802 Veterans Drive, Florence, AL 35630

Contact:
Susan Hill
hillaps@auburn.edu
256-766-6223

$140 Food Safety, Lauderdale County, Statewide

ServSafe Class – Selma

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. Limited seats available.

Address:
Edmundite Center 1107 Griffin Avenue Selma, AL 36701

Contact:
Janice Hall
334-361-7273

$130 register online; $140 register by mail Food Safety, Autauga County, Bibb County, Chilton County, Dallas County, Lowndes County, Wilcox County

ServSafe Class – Monroeville

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:
Monroe County Extension Office, USDA Service Center, 334 Agriculture Drive, Suite 104, Monroeville, AL 36460-8674

Contact:
Rebecca Catalena
rjc0026@auburn.edu
251-234-1050

$140 Food Safety, Clarke County, Conecuh County, Monroe County

Thursday, May 9, 2019

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, Barbour County

DEEP Series

Free diabetes education classes on Thursdays, beginning at 2:00 p.m. on May 2nd for six weeks and ending June 6th, at the Opp Housing Authority Community Room covering:
• Diabetes and its risks
• Healthy eating and exercise
• Talking with your health care team
• Managing medications

Address:
1699 Ross Clark Circle, Ste. 4, Dothan, AL 36301

Contact:
Wanda Carpenter
carpewa@auburn.edu
334-790-1037

FREE Home & Family, Covington County

Recreation Pond Management

17115 Hwy. 43, 17115 Hwy. 43 Wagarville AL, 36585

Recreational fish pond management workshop to learn how to manage ponds and surrounding areas such as weed identification and water sampling. You are welcome to bring a water or weed sample from your pond to be tested!

Address:
17115 Hwy. 43
Wagarville, AL 36585

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

FREE Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Washington County

Friday, May 10, 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

Demonstration and Research Training and Exam

E.W. Shell Fisheries Research Center, 2101 N. College St. Auburn AL, 36830

Demonstration & Research applicators are individuals that demonstrate the use of pesticides or supervise their use and applicators conducting field research (e.g. Extension agents, Faculty members specialists, and commercial representatives).

If you are interested in receiving your D&R permit or D&R points this is the program for you. The program includes a full day of training, lunch and the option to test at the end of the training.

The course is $10.00 for REAs, Extension Specialists, Agents; this is required for ANR REAs. If you are interested in registering for this course please contact Sonja Thomas for the promotional code.

Registration is $160.00 for all others and this includes lunch and testing fee.

Register Online

$160 Commercial Applicator, Extension Training, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Pesticides, Register for Training, Upcoming Training

Shred Day

Epic Church, 14th St. Decatur AL, 35601

Shred Day is a free event in Decatur. Bring your electronic waste for recycling, your outdated prescriptions to be collected, and your documents to be shredded. Please enter from the 14th street entrance.

Address:
Epic Church
14th St.
Decatur, AL 35601

Contact:
Allyson Shabel
ams0137@aces.edu
(256)612-6766

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Livestock, Urban Extension, Morgan County

Saturday, May 11, 2019