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Events for September 8 — September 14, 2019

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Monday, September 9, 2019

ServSafe Class-Carrollton

Sevice Center Auditorium Building, 155 Reform Street Carrollton AL, 35447

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:
Sevice Center Auditorium Building
155 Reform Street
Carrollton, AL 35447

Contact:
Alice Moore
amm0167@aces.edu
(334) 216-0738

Register Online

$130 Food Safety, Fayette County, Greene County, Lamar County, Pickens County, Sumter County, Tuscaloosa County

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

RUP Training for Private Applicators

Tallapoosa County Office, Courthouse Basement, 125 N. Broadnax Street, Room 23 Dadeville AL, 36853; Tallapoosa County

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. If you need more information contact Dr. Chip East (256) 846-0314, Dani Carroll (256) 458-6043, Jordan Graves (334) 672-4826, or Alex Tigue (256) 309-9496.

$20.00 Extension Training, Farming, Pesticides, Private Applicator, Private Applicator Training, Restricted Use Pesticide Training, RUP's, Statewide, Tallapoosa County

Alabama Private Training Course in Region 4

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. If you need more information contact Dr. Chip East (256) 846-0314, Dani Carroll (256) 458-6043, Jordan Graves (334) 672-4826, or Alex Tigue (256) 309-9496.

Location: Tallapoosa County Extension Office

Contact: Chip East, 256-846-0314, eastwil@aces.edu

 

$20 Crop Production, Farming, Tallapoosa 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

ServSafe Training in Coffee County

Coffee County Extension Office/ Community Room, 1055 E McKinnon Street New Brockton AL, 36351

This class is for food permit holders who want to become certified in the food business. This is the 7th edition ServSafe Managers Course which is required by law.

Address:
Coffee County Extension Office/ Community Room
1055 E McKinnon Street
New Brockton, AL 36351

Contact:
Bridgette Brannon
huttobf@auburn.edu
334-714-=1248

Register Online

$130 online fee or $140 check or money order fee Food Safety, Coffee County, Crenshaw County, Henry County, Houston County

Lunch & Learn – What to Plant Now

Scottsboro Library 1002 S. Broad St, Scottsboro Library 1002 S. Broad St Scottsboro AL, 35768

Learn what you can plant now for your fall garden.

Address:
Scottsboro Library 1002 S. Broad St
Scottsboro, AL 35768

Contact:
Rhonda Britton
rcb0003@aces.edu
(256) 690-8979

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, DeKalb County, Jackson County, Madison County, Marshall County

Food Myth Busters

GMO, Genetically Engineered, Bio Technology – What does it all mean?  Come join Alabama Extension professionals, researchers, and specialists from Auburn University and Alabama A&M University as we uncover the truth with non-based & research-based information.

Address:
508 14th Street

Contact:
Jennifer Davidson
jenniferd@auburn.edu
334.298.6845

FREE Food Safety, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Poultry, Urban Extension, Barbour County, Lee County, Macon County, Russell County

4-H Home Economics Class

525 SCHOOL STREET, 525 SCHOOL STREET Eufaula AL, 36027

4-H Home Economics Club sponsored by the Eufaula Homemakers Community Leaders. Youth will engage in basic sewing, knitting, embroidery, and crocheting. Bring a shoe box size container and a spool of Coates and Clark white thread to first class.

Address:
525 SCHOOL STREET
Eufaula, AL 36027

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

FREE Alabama 4-H, Home & Family, Youth Development, Barbour County

Rain Barrel Workshop at Monte Sano State Park Event Lodge

5105 Nolen Ave, 5105 Nolen Ave Huntsville AL, 35801

Learn the basics of setting up a rainwater harvesting system and ways to prevent pollution of our waterways. Participants will leave with a completed rain barrel for their garden. Order an optional rain barrel for a fee of 45, reservations required, seating limited.

Address:
5105 Nolen Ave
Huntsville, AL 35801

Contact:
Rhonda Britton
rcb0003@aces.edu
(256) 690-8979

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FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Urban Extension, Jackson County, Limestone County, Madison County, Morgan County

Wednesday, September 11, 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

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

ServSafe Class-Carrollton

Sevice Center Auditorium Building, 155 Reform Street Carrollton AL, 35447

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:
Sevice Center Auditorium Building
155 Reform Street
Carrollton, AL 35447

Contact:
Alice Moore
amm0167@aces.edu
(334) 216-0738

Register Online

$130 Food Safety, Fayette County, Greene County, Lamar County, Pickens County, Sumter County, Tuscaloosa County

ServSafe Training in Coffee County

Coffee County Extension Office/ Community Room, 1055 E McKinnon Street New Brockton AL, 36351

This class is for food permit holders who want to become certified in the food business. This is the 7th edition ServSafe Managers Course which is required by law.

Address:
Coffee County Extension Office/ Community Room
1055 E McKinnon Street
New Brockton, AL 36351

Contact:
Bridgette Brannon
huttobf@auburn.edu
334-714-=1248

Register Online

$130 online fee or $140 check or money order fee Food Safety, Coffee County, Crenshaw County, Henry County, Houston County

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Diabetes Empowerment Education Program 5: CNAHS

Huntsville, Huntsville Huntsville AL, 35816

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:
Huntsville
Huntsville, AL 35816

Contact:
Shonda Miller
sam0059@aces.edu
(256) 426-8444

FREE Home & Family, Limestone County, Madison County, Marshall County, Morgan County

Back 2 Basics Fall Gardening

Extension Professionals will be on hand to provide educational training & demonstrations on fall gardening. Workshop begins at 1:00pm, arrive early for registration. Seating is limited, please call for registration

Address:
Agribition Center 4925 Moores Mill Rd. Huntsville, AL 35811

Contact:
Nancy McCrary
mccrann@auburn.edu
256-372-4937

No Fee: Seating is limited, please call for regist Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Urban Extension, Madison County

Alabama Cottage Food Law Class – Opelika

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:
Lee County Extension Office, 600 S. 7th St., Ste. 4, Opelika, AL 36801

Contact:
Janet Johnson
johns16@aces.edu
334-703-2237

$25 Food Safety, Chambers County, Lee County, Macon County, Russell County, Tallapoosa 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, September 13, 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

Forest Management & Planning: Markets, Tax, & Costs

306 South Three Notch Street, 306 South Three Notch Street Troy AL, 36081

This meeting provides information to industry professionals and landowners on useful and practical forestry management and economic topics. This meeting is targeting industry professionals, however information provided will be useful to landowners. Forestry CFEs (Cat 1 – 5 hours) will be offered.

Agenda:
9:00AM – Timber Market Outlook
Dr. Adam Maggard – Extension Specialist and Professor, ACES-Auburn University
9:50AM – NRCS Cost Share Program Update
TBA – District Conservationist, USDA-NRCS
10:30AM – Break
10:45AM – 2019 Tax Update
Dr. Robert Tufts – Extension Specialist & Specialist, ACES-Auburn University
11:45PM – Lunch
12:15PM – Adverse Possession, Timber Trespass and Landowner Liability
Dr. Robert Tufts – Extension Specialist & Specialist, ACES-Auburn University
1:15PM – Break
1:30PM – Cost and Trends of Forestry Practices
Dr. Adam Maggard – Extension Specialist and Professor, ACES-Auburn University
3:00PM – Conclusion

Address:
306 South Three Notch Street
Troy, AL 36081

Contact:
Bence Carter
jbc0057@aces.edu
(334) 389-4055

Register Online

$50 Forestry & Wildlife, Pike County, Statewide

2019 AWGGA Annual Conference

16034 Co Rd 29, Jemison, AL 35085 AL

Hosted by the AWGGA, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, and Auburn University.

Agenda

9 – 9:15 a.m. – Welcome

Becky Berta, AWGGA Vice President

9:15 a.m. – Noon – Educational Session

  • Keynote Speaker – Dr. Andrew Walker, UC Davis, CA
    • Pierce’s disease resistant European wine grapes nearing release from UC Davis
  • Other speakers will share their experience cultivating UC Davis developed pierce’s disease resistant European grapes in Alabama and the southeast. These speakers include:
    • Dr. Elina Coneva, Auburn University
    • Dr. Kassie Conner, Auburn University
    • Dr. Cain Hickey, University of Georgia
    • Mr. Randal Wilson, White Oak Vineyards

Noon – 1:30 p.m. – Lunch

1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. – Travel to the Chilton Research and Extension Center

  • 120 Co. Rd. 756 Clanton, AL 35045

1:45 p.m. – 3 p.m. – Tour and Demonstration

  • Walking tour and demonstration of research vineyards where Dr. Walker’s pierce’s disease resistant Vitis vinifera (European) grapes are being grown on different training stems

3 p.m. – Adjourn

Registration

(Included with Registration)

Please, register for the meeting by: Sept. 6. Tickets are limited to the first 70 guests.

Checks for $80 for AWGGA members and $90 for non-members may be mailed to:

Paul Downs

214 Sanders Road SE, Hartselle, AL 35640

In the alternative, you may use PayPal for an additional convenience fee (total PayPal cost $82.70 for members and $93.00 for non-members) at paypal.me/AWGGA <http://paypal.me/AWGGA>.

If you have questions, please contact Kim Miller at: awggainfo@gmail.com  or (205) 515-0113 (text is best). Also click “going” on our Facebook event.  We need to keep track so we do not run out of room!

 

FREE Farming, Grapes

Saturday, September 14, 2019