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Events for November 3 — November 9, 2019

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Monday, November 4, 2019

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

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

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

Beef Systems Short Course

Jon Archer Agricultural Center, 1070 Schillinger Rd. N. Mobile AL, 36608

The 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:
Jon Archer Agricultural Center
1070 Schillinger Rd. N.
Mobile, AL 36608

Contact:
Kelly Palmer
ridleka@auburn.edu
(251) 654-7149

Register Online

40.0 Crop Production; Farming; Livestock

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

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 595.0 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. 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

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

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

125.0 Forestry & Wildlife; Lawn & Garden

Coffee County Master Gardener Course

Master Gardener Volunteer Training classes will be held each Wednesday at the Coffee County Ag Complex – Community Room taught by Auburn University and Extension Specialist, Regional Extension Agents, and Certified Master Gardeners. Subject matter includes: plant nutrition, plant id, turf grass, landscape management, landscape design, entomology, plant diseases, vegetable gardening, home fruit production, and more. Fifty hours of volunteer service is required to become a Certified Master Gardener.

Address:
5 County Complex/1055 East McKinnon St, New Brockton, AL 36351

Contact:
Lucy Edwards
lee0003@aces.edu
334-894-5596

150 Forestry & Wildlife; Lawn & Garden

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

Beef Systems Short Course

Jon Archer Agricultural Center, 1070 Schillinger Rd. N. Mobile AL, 36608

The 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:
Jon Archer Agricultural Center
1070 Schillinger Rd. N.
Mobile, AL 36608

Contact:
Kelly Palmer
ridleka@auburn.edu
(251) 654-7149

Register Online

40.0 Crop Production; Farming; Livestock

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

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

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

150.0 Forestry & Wildlife; Lawn & Garden

Friday, November 8, 2019

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

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