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Events for November 3 — November 9, 2019

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Monday, November 4, 2019

HEMP PRODUCTION MEETING

Camp Meadowbrook, 2344 County Road 747 Cullman AL, 35058

PROGRAM
8:30-9:30 “The Basics – Let’s Talk about Hemp Production” – Joe Kemble
9:30-10:15 “Greenhouse Production” – Jeremy Pickens
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30 “The Economics of Industrial Hemp” – Jessica Kelton
11:30-12:00 Lunch: Sonja Thomas – Review Updates
12:00-1:00 “Diseases of Hemp” – Kassie Conner
1:00-2:00 “Insect Pest Management in Hemp” – Katelyn Kesheimer
2:00-2:15 Break
2:15-3:00 “Controlling Weeds” – Brandon Dillard
3:00-until ADAI remarks presentation and Dealer Examination

Address:
Camp Meadowbrook
2344 County Road 747
Cullman, AL 35058

Contact:
Katelyn Kesheimer
kesheimer@auburn.edu
(860) 508-3959

Register Online

$25 Cullman County, Statewide

ServSafe Class – Eufaula

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:
Barbour County Extension Office, 525 School St., Eufaula, AL 36027

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

$140 Food Safety, Barbour County, Bullock County, Dale County, Henry County, Pike County, Russell County

ServSafe – DeKalb County

500 Grand Ave. SW, Suite 300, DeKalb County Extension Office Ft Payne AL, 35967

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

Address:
500 Grand Ave. SW, Suite 300
DeKalb County Extension Office
Ft Payne, AL 35967

Contact:
Christy Mendoza
cnm0012@auburn.edu
(256) 547-7936

Register Online

$140.00 Food Safety, Cherokee County, DeKalb County, Etowah County, Jackson County, Madison County, Marshall County

ServSafe Class – Wedowee

Alfa Building, 112 Main Street South Wedowee AL, 36278

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:
Alfa Building
112 Main Street South
Wedowee, AL 36278

Contact:
Dani Reams
acr0087@aces.edu
(256) 368-1694

Register Online

$140 Food Safety, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Randolph County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

2019 NPTC Breeder Fall Hands-On Training

National Poultry Technology Building, Charles C. Miller Jr. Poultry Research and Education Center 1088 Auburn Lakes Rd Auburn AL, 36830

SEMINAR TOPICS
The goal of this seminar is to teach basic principles of pullet and hen house ventilation and housing and provide opportunity for all in attendance to interact with industry experts.

November 5, 2019
Cold Weather Preparation for Pullet and Hen Housing
Registration Starts: 7:00am (CST)
Seminar Starts: 7:45am and ends at about 3:00pm (lunch included)

  • Cold Weather Ventilation
  • Identifying and Troubleshooting Stray Voltage
  • Emergency Generator Power Transfer & Maintenance
  • Pullet and Hen Specific Controller Sessions
  • Calibrating Spink Scales
  • Other Tips for Cold Weather Success

Address:
National Poultry Technology Building
Charles C. Miller Jr. Poultry Research and Education Center
1088 Auburn Lakes Rd
Auburn, AL 36830

Contact:
Kelly Griggs
griggs@auburn.edu
(344) 844-3501
NPTC – Auburn University

Register Online

$100 Poultry, Statewide

ServSafe Class – Eufaula

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:
Barbour County Extension Office, 525 School St., Eufaula, AL 36027

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

$140 Food Safety, Barbour County, Bullock County, Dale County, Henry County, Pike County, Russell County

ServSafe – DeKalb County

500 Grand Ave. SW, Suite 300, DeKalb County Extension Office Ft Payne AL, 35967

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

Address:
500 Grand Ave. SW, Suite 300
DeKalb County Extension Office
Ft Payne, AL 35967

Contact:
Christy Mendoza
cnm0012@auburn.edu
(256) 547-7936

Register Online

$140.00 Food Safety, Cherokee County, DeKalb County, Etowah County, Jackson County, Madison County, Marshall County

ServSafe Class – Wedowee

Alfa Building, 112 Main Street South Wedowee AL, 36278

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:
Alfa Building
112 Main Street South
Wedowee, AL 36278

Contact:
Dani Reams
acr0087@aces.edu
(256) 368-1694

Register Online

$140 Food Safety, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Randolph County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa 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

Fall High Tunnel Vegetable Workshop

29021 Bell Crossing Rd., Opp, AL 36467, 29021 Bell Crossing Rd Opp AL, 36467

Speakers and Topics:

  • Pest Detection & Management, Focusing on Exclusion and Bio-Insecticides -Dr. Ayanava Majumdar, Extension Entomologist, Auburn University
  • Observations with Organic Herbicides, Irrigation Monitoring, Exclusion Systems and Leafy Green Production- Greg and Carole Lolley of Mayim Farm, LLC., Neil Kelly, regional Extension agent

Registration: Call the Wiregrass Research and Extension Center (334) 693-3800 Location: Mayim Farm, LLC.29021 Bell Crossing Rd., Opp, AL 36467 Google Maps coordinates (31.3895096, -86.0623847). From US 331, travel East on Bell Crossing Rd. for 2 miles and farm is on the left. From AL 141 travel West on County Rd. 370 (Bell Crossing Rd) for 2 miles and farm is on the right.

Workshop cost: FREE for everyone! Many thanks to Greg & Carole Lolley for their research and demonstration contributions at Mayim Farm.

FREE Crop Production, Farming, high tunnel, vegetable production

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

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

RUP Training for Private Applicators

Calhoun County Office, County Administration Building, 1702 Noble Street, Suite 108 Anniston AL, 36201; Calhoun 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, Calhoun County, Private Applicator Training, Restricted Use Pesticide Training, RUP's, Statewide

Alabama Private Training Course in Region 2

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: Calhoun County Extension Office

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

$20 Crop Production, Farming, Calhoun County

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

HEMP PRODUCTION MEETING

Richard Beard Building, 1445 Federal Dr Mongomery AL, 36107

PROGRAM
8:30-9:30 “The Basics – Let’s Talk about Hemp Production” – Joe Kemble
9:30-10:15 “Greenhouse Production” – Jeremy Pickens
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30 “The Economics of Industrial Hemp” – Jessica Kelton
11:30-12:00 Lunch: Sonja Thomas – Review Updates
12:00-1:00 “Diseases of Hemp” – Kassie Conner
1:00-2:00 “Insect Pest Management in Hemp” – Katelyn Kesheimer
2:00-2:15 Break
2:15-3:00 “Controlling Weeds” – Brandon Dillard
3:00-until ADAI remarks presentation and Dealer Examination

Address:
Richard Beard Building
1445 Federal Dr
Mongomery, AL 36107

Contact:
Katelyn Kesheimer
kesheimer@auburn.edu
(860) 508-3959

Register Online

$25.00 Montgomery County, Statewide

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 Blount County – evening class

415 5th Ave E A, 415 5th Ave E A Oneonta AL, 35121

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager COurse meeting ADPH requirement for retail food permit holders. Thi is a two-day class. Must register two weeks before the scheduled date.

Address:
415 5th Ave E A
Oneonta, AL 35121

Contact:
Christy Mendoza
cnm0012@auburn.edu
(256) 547-7936

Register Online

$140.00 Food Safety, Blount County, Cullman County, Etowah County, Jefferson County, Marshall County, St. Clair County

Thursday, November 7, 2019

2019 NPTC Broiler Fall Hands-On Training

National Poultry Technology Building, Charles C. Miller Jr. Poultry Research and Education Center 1088 Auburn Lakes Rd Auburn AL, 36830

SEMINAR TOPICS
The goal of this seminar is to teach basic principles of pullet and hen house ventilation and housing and provide opportunity for all in attendance to interact with industry experts.

November 5, 2019
Cold Weather Preparation for Pullet and Hen Housing
Registration Starts: 7:00am (CST)
Seminar Starts: 7:45am and ends at about 3:00pm (lunch included)

  • Cold Weather Ventilation
  • Identifying and Troubleshooting Stray Voltage
  • Emergency Generator Power Transfer & Maintenance
  • Pullet and Hen Specific Controller Sessions
  • Calibrating Spink Scales
  • Other Tips for Cold Weather Success

Address:
National Poultry Technology Building
Charles C. Miller Jr. Poultry Research and Education Center
1088 Auburn Lakes Rd
Auburn, AL 36830

Contact:
Kelly Griggs
griggs@auburn.edu
(344) 844-3501
NPTC – Auburn University

Register Online

$100 Poultry, Statewide

Barbour County Small Farmers Workshop

Old Louisville School, Main Street, Old Louisville School, Main Street Louisville AL, 36048

9:00 REGISTRATION 9:15 HIGH TUNNEL PRODUCTION, NEIL KELLY COMMERCIAL HORTICULTURE REA ACES  10:00 STRESS MANAGEMENT, CANDY GAFF, SPECTRA CARE HEALTH PREVENTION COORDINATOR 11:00 FOOD SAFETY POLICIES AND GUIDELINES, JANET JOHNSON, FOOD SAFETY REA ACES 12:00 LUNCH 12:45 TRAVEL TO FARM 1:00-FARM TOUR-CINDY MILLER 1:30 TRAVEL TO FARM 2:00 FARM TOUR- BOB AND LYNNE MCMATH
Call 334-687-5688 by November 1 to register.

Address:
Old Louisville School, Main Street
Louisville, AL 36048

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

FREE Crop Production, Farming, Fish & Water, Food Safety, Forestry & Wildlife, Home & Family, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Poultry, Urban Extension, Barbour County, Bullock County, Dale County, Henry County, Russell County

Fermentation and Pickling of Vegetables – Lowndes County

Hayneville Baptist Church, 1180 Hwy 21 North Hayneville AL, 36040

Remember how your grandmother and great grandmother use to have crocks setting around with sauerkraut or fermented pickles in them? Or do you remember helping them cut the cabbage up or get the cucumbers ready? Those were the good old days! Science is proving more and more today that fermented foods are good for our gut health and digestive system.

We eat so many processed foods and eat out a lot more than our grandparents did. Fermented foods along with a diet higher in fruits and vegetables is what we need to help protect our gut health and immune system. In this class, we will discuss the proper preservation procedures for preparing fermented foods and then how to process low and high acid foods. Each person will make a jar of sauerkraut to carry home and ferment.

Address:
Hayneville Baptist Church
1180 Hwy 21 North
Hayneville, AL 36040

Contact:
Angela Treadaway
treadas@aces.edu
(205) 669-6763

Register Online

$15 Home Food Preservation, Lowndes County, Statewide

ServSafe Blount County – evening class

415 5th Ave E A, 415 5th Ave E A Oneonta AL, 35121

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager COurse meeting ADPH requirement for retail food permit holders. Thi is a two-day class. Must register two weeks before the scheduled date.

Address:
415 5th Ave E A
Oneonta, AL 35121

Contact:
Christy Mendoza
cnm0012@auburn.edu
(256) 547-7936

Register Online

$140.00 Food Safety, Blount County, Cullman County, Etowah County, Jefferson County, Marshall 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, November 8, 2019

HEMP PRODUCTION MEETING

Enterprise Farmer’s Market, 521 N Main St Enterprise AL, 36330

PROGRAM
8:30-9:30 “The Basics – Let’s Talk about Hemp Production” – Joe Kemble
9:30-10:15 “Greenhouse Production” – Jeremy Pickens
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30 “The Economics of Industrial Hemp” – Jessica Kelton
11:30-12:00 Lunch: Sonja Thomas – Review Updates
12:00-1:00 “Diseases of Hemp” – Kassie Conner
1:00-2:00 “Insect Pest Management in Hemp” – Katelyn Kesheimer
2:00-2:15 Break
2:15-3:00 “Controlling Weeds” – Brandon Dillard
3:00-until ADAI remarks presentation and Dealer Examination

Address:
Enterprise Farmer’s Market
521 N Main St
Enterprise, AL 36330

Contact:
Katelyn Kesheimer
kesheimer@auburn.edu
(860) 508-3959

Register Online

$25 Crop Production, Farming, Lawn & Garden, Coffee County, Statewide

College and Career Fair

Central High School Coosa County-Joe N. Belyeu Gymnasium, 243 Coosa County Road 75 Rockford AL, 35136

Come learn about available careers, education skills necessary for employment and
sources of training and education.

Address:
Central High School Coosa County-Joe N. Belyeu Gymnasium
243 Coosa County Road 75
Rockford, AL 35136

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

FREE Home & Family, Coosa County

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Alabama Rivers Educator Workshop – Cheaha State Park

Cheaha State Park, 19644 AL-281 Delta AL, 36258

Alabama Rivers Book Workshops, funded by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission and based on Dr. Bill Deutsch’s newly released book Alabama Rivers, A Celebration and Challenge, are ideal for educators, outreach specialists, classroom teachers, and volunteers who work with 4th-12th grades. This workshop is hosted in partnership with Legacy, Inc.

Address:
Cheaha State Park
19644 AL-281
Delta, AL 36258

Contact:
Sydney Smith
awwprog@auburn.edu
(334) 844-4785

Register Online

$35 Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Clay County

Electronics Recycling Event- Decatur

1802 Central Parkway, 1802 Central Parkway Decatur AL, 35603

Electronics Recycling and hard drive destruction in conjunction with the Decatur City Household Chemicals Recycling Day. All items free to recycle extept CRT tv/monitors, which carry a $15 hazardous materials fee.

Address:
1802 Central Parkway
Decatur, AL 35603

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

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Urban Extension, Morgan County

Alabama Water Watch Water Chemistry Monitoring Workshop

University of South Alabama Life Science Building, Room 335, 5871 USA Dr N Mobile AL, 36688

Pre-registration required. Become a certified volunteer water quality monitor! Test physical and chemical characteristics of water to determine pollution sources and long-term trends in water quality. Six variables are measured with a customized test kit, and results can be compared with water quality standards that define conditions for healthy waterbodies.

Please bring a sack lunch and a water bottle. All activities will take place indoors.

Address:
University of South Alabama Life Science Building, Room 335
5871 USA Dr N
Mobile, AL 36688

Contact:
Mimi Fearn
mfearn2307@gmail.com
(251) 654-2970

Register Online

FREE Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Baldwin County, Escambia County, Mobile County, Washington County

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