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Events for October 27 — November 2, 2019

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Monday, October 28, 2019

Basic Seafood HACCP Workshop

International Trade Center, 250 N. Water Street Mobile AL, 36602

Who teaches the workshop?

Qualified and supervisory instructors, recognized by the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO), are from Alabama Cooperative Extension and various federal and state agencies. These agencies include Auburn University Food Systems Initiative; and Alabama Department of Public Health Seafood and Shellfish. The course is National Seafood HACCP Alliance certified.

Who should attend?

The primary audience for the two-and-a-half day workshop will be members of the seafood processing and importing industry, and regulatory officials based in the United States. This training satisfies FDA requirements under Title 21 CFR Part 123.

Location:
International Trade Center
250 N. Water Street, Suite 4
Mobile, AL 36602

Contact:
Alice Moore
amm0167@aces.edu
Office: 334-295-5959
Mobile: 334-216-0738

Register Online

$325 Food Safety, Choctaw County, Dallas County, Greene County, Hale County, Marengo County, Perry County, Pickens County, Statewide, Sumter County, Tuscaloosa County, Wilcox County

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Coosa County Forestry Landowner Tour

233 Coosa County Road 48, 233 Coosa County Road 48 Kellyton AL, 35089

Landowners come learn about resources that will help you better manage your private
family forestland. Topics to include prescribe burning, pine straw-baling, invasive plants.

Address:
233 Coosa County Road 48
Kellyton, AL 35089

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

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Chilton County, Clay County, Coosa County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County

Basic Seafood HACCP Workshop

International Trade Center, 250 N. Water Street Mobile AL, 36602

Who teaches the workshop?

Qualified and supervisory instructors, recognized by the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO), are from Alabama Cooperative Extension and various federal and state agencies. These agencies include Auburn University Food Systems Initiative; and Alabama Department of Public Health Seafood and Shellfish. The course is National Seafood HACCP Alliance certified.

Who should attend?

The primary audience for the two-and-a-half day workshop will be members of the seafood processing and importing industry, and regulatory officials based in the United States. This training satisfies FDA requirements under Title 21 CFR Part 123.

Location:
International Trade Center
250 N. Water Street, Suite 4
Mobile, AL 36602

Contact:
Alice Moore
amm0167@aces.edu
Office: 334-295-5959
Mobile: 334-216-0738

Register Online

$325 Food Safety, Choctaw County, Dallas County, Greene County, Hale County, Marengo County, Perry County, Pickens County, Statewide, Sumter County, Tuscaloosa County, Wilcox County

Diabetes Empowerment Education Program

Parnell Memorial Library, 277 Par Drive Montevallo AL, 35115

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:
Parnell Memorial Library
277 Par Drive
Montevallo, AL 35115

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

FREE Home & Family, Shelby County

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 30, 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

Basic Seafood HACCP Workshop

International Trade Center, 250 N. Water Street Mobile AL, 36602

Who teaches the workshop?

Qualified and supervisory instructors, recognized by the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO), are from Alabama Cooperative Extension and various federal and state agencies. These agencies include Auburn University Food Systems Initiative; and Alabama Department of Public Health Seafood and Shellfish. The course is National Seafood HACCP Alliance certified.

Who should attend?

The primary audience for the two-and-a-half day workshop will be members of the seafood processing and importing industry, and regulatory officials based in the United States. This training satisfies FDA requirements under Title 21 CFR Part 123.

Location:
International Trade Center
250 N. Water Street, Suite 4
Mobile, AL 36602

Contact:
Alice Moore
amm0167@aces.edu
Office: 334-295-5959
Mobile: 334-216-0738

Register Online

$325 Food Safety, Choctaw County, Dallas County, Greene County, Hale County, Marengo County, Perry County, Pickens County, Statewide, Sumter County, Tuscaloosa County, Wilcox County

Thursday, October 31, 2019

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, November 1, 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

Barbour County Farm City Breakfast

333 E Broad St, 333 E Broad St Eufaula AL, 36027

Farm City Breakfast. Farm City awards will be given out to students and special speaker will present.

Address:
333 E Broad St
Eufaula, AL 36027

Contact:
Allie Corcoran
corcoja@aces.edu
(334) 687-5688

FREE Crop Production, Farming, Forestry & Wildlife, Home & Family, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Poultry, Urban Extension, Youth Development, Barbour County

Rain Barrel Workshop

Etowah County Extension Office, 3200A West Meighan Boulevard Gadsden AL, 35904

Learn to build a rain barrel and the uses of rain water around your home. You have the option to purchase a rain barrel. Registration is required by October 31, 2019.

Address:
Etowah County Extension Office
3200A West Meighan Boulevard
Gadsden, AL 35904

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

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FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Urban Extension, Blount County, Cherokee County, DeKalb County, Etowah County, Marshall County

Saturday, November 2, 2019

E-cycling Drives in Morgan County

AL

Alabama Extension at Alabama A&M University and partners will hold two Electronic Waste Recycling Days on Saturday, November 2 and Saturday, November 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

The e-cycling drives will be held at the following locations:

November 2
Sparkman (Hartselle) Civic Center – Lower Parking Lot
406 Nance Ford Rd, Hartselle, AL

November 9
City of Decatur
Street and Environmental Services Complex
1802 Central Pkwy, Decatur, AL

What can I recycle?

Consumers are encouraged to bring old computers, routers, phones, printers, tablets, monitors, modems, gaming systems, DVDs and other electronic products for disposal. Glass screens and CRT (old tube-style) TVs and monitors will be recycled for a $15 fee. There is a weight limit of 40 pounds per item and hard drives will be destroyed upon request.

This year partners include Morgan County Environmental Services, Managed Asset Recycling Solutions, and the City of Decatur Recycling Department.

The e-cycling drives are annual activities of the E-Waste Management Education Program (formerly the E-Waste Institute) that is a collaborative partnership between the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and Alabama A&M University. Visit https://www.aces.edu/blog/topics/business-community-products-programs-urban/e-waste-institute/ to learn more or contact Extension Environmental Specialist Dr. Karnita Garner at (256) 372-8331 or kfg0003@aces.edu.

For more information about the upcoming Electronic Waste Recycling Days, contact Urban Regional Extension Agent Allyson Shabel at (256) 612-6766 or ams0137@aces.edu.

$00 Forestry & Wildlife, E-waste, e-waste institute