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Events for March 8 — March 14, 2020

All in-person Extension events through June 30 are canceled due to coronavirus concerns. Contact your county Extension office about specific events.

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Monday, March 9, 2020

A Guide to Healthy Landscape Trees

2226 Hwy 14 West, 2226 Hwy 14 West Autaugaville AL, 36003

9:00 – 9:30 AM Tree Variety Recommendation for Central Alabama Mallory Kelley- Auburn University Extension
9:30 – 10:00 AM Abiotic Disorders Dr. Jim Jacobi – Auburn University Extension
10:00 – 10:15 AM BREAK
10:15 – 11:00 AM Drought: Emerging Pests and Disease of Landscape Trees Dr. Jim Jacobi – Auburn University Extension
11:00 – 11:45 AM Drought: Understanding and Managing Pine Bark Beetle in Urban Landscapes Dr. Beau Brodbeck – Auburn University Extension
11:45 – 12:30 PM LUNCH
12:15 – 1:30 PM Tree Safety: Identifying Tree Defects, Assessing Risk & Tree Removal Dr. Beau Brodbeck – Auburn University Extension
12:30 – 1:30 PM Proper Tree Pruning Techniques & Chainsaw Safety Spenser Bradley- Auburn University Extension
1:30- 2:00 PM Evaluation & Conclusion

Address:
2226 Hwy 14 West
Autaugaville, AL 36003

Contact:
Mallory Kelley
jones57@aces.edu
(334) 703-9197

Register Online

$20.00 Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Autauga County, Bibb County, Chilton County, Elmore County, Jefferson County, Lowndes County, Montgomery County, Shelby County, St. Clair County

ServSafe Training – Anniston

Calhoun County Extension Office, 1702 Noble Street, Suite 108 Anniston AL, 36201

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:
Calhoun County Extension Office
1702 Noble Street, Suite 108
Anniston, AL 36201

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

Register Online

$140* Food Safety, Calhoun County, Cherokee County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Etowah County, St. Clair County, Talladega County

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Private Pesticide Applicator Training and Testing

Houston County Extension Office, Farm Center Building 1699 Ross Clark Circle, Ste 4 Dothan AL, 36301

This training and testing is for private pesticide applicators for use and purchase of restricted use pesticides.

Address:
Houston County Extension Office
Farm Center Building 1699 Ross Clark Circle, Ste 4
Dothan, AL 36301

Contact:
Jessica Kelton
keltoja@auburn.edu
334-405-0699

$20.00 Crop Production, Farming, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Houston County

Private Applicator Training & Exam_Winfiled AL

Upper Coastal Plains Substation, 171 Experiment Station Loop Winfield AL, 35594

An opportunity for participants to receive their private applicator pesticide license.

Address:
Upper Coastal Plains Substation
171 Experiment Station Loop
Winfield, AL 35594

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

$25.00 Livestock, Colbert County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Limestone County, Marion County, Morgan County, Walker County, Winston County

Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) – Coosa County

Coosa County E911 Building, 66 Communicaitons Drive Rockford AL, 35136

The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) Certification
program is a workshop that trains community leaders on the basic
skills and knowledge necessary to become effective educators in
diabetes. The program uses interactive group activities and adult
education methodologies. The community leaders attend a 20-hour workshop and are eligible for certification as peer educators. Come
be a part of the fight against diabetes.

Address:
Coosa County E911 Building
66 Communicaitons Drive
Rockford, AL 35136

Contact:
Helen H Jones
herndhj@aces.edu
(334) 201-6775

Register Online

$100.00 Home & Family, Coosa County

2020 Statewide Auxin Training

Autauga County Extension Office, 2226 AL-14 W, Suite E Autaugaville AL, 36003

Fulfill federal label requirement and educate growers and applicators BMP to reduce dicamba drift and off-target movement

Address:
Autauga County Extension Office
2226 AL-14 W, Suite E
Autaugaville, AL 36003

Contact:
Steve Li
steveli@auburn.edu
(334)-707-7370

Register Online

$15 Crop Production, Farming, Autauga County, Statewide

Gardening with Climate Change- Elmore County Lunch and Learn

First Presbyterian Church, 100 West Bridge Street Wetumpka AL, 36092

The Gardening Lunch and Learn is EVERY 2nd TUESDAY of the month. The program this month will be on “Gardening With Climate Change” by Advanced Master Gardeners, Lee and Amanda Borden. This program is FREE and open to the public from 12:00-1:00. We will provide tea and water so bring a sack lunch or pickup something on your way and come join us to learn something new in gardening.

Address:
First Presbyterian Church
100 West Bridge Street
Wetumpka, AL 36092

Contact:
Mallory Kelley
jones57@aces.edu
334-703-9197

FREE Food Safety, Lawn & Garden, Autauga County, Bibb County, Chilton County, Elmore County, Jefferson County, Lowndes County, Montgomery County, Shelby County, St. Clair County

Instant Pot/Pressure Cooker Workshop – Bibb County

Brent Baptist Church, 2446 Main St Brent AL, 35034

Did you get a instant pot or pressure cooker for Christmas and not sure how to use it? This is the class you need to attend. Use the pressure canner/cooker and electric pressure cooker to transform meats, vegetables, and even desserts to become fork tender, moist, and delicious in just a few minutes while preserving nutrients and cutting energy costs. WE will sample a few things that we will prepare in class.

Address:
Brent Baptist Church
2446 Main St
Brent, AL 35034

Contact:
Angela Treadaway
treadas@aces.edu
(205) 410-3696

Register Online

$10.00 Food Safety, Bibb County, Chilton County, Hale County, Perry County, Shelby County, Tuscaloosa County

Youth Leadership Barbour Family Game Night Fundraiser

333 East Broad Street, 333 East Broad Street Eufaula AL, 36027

ARE YOU A BINGO FAN? COME ON OVER AND JOIN US! MARCH 10, 2020 EUFAULA-BARBOUR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 5:30 – UNTIL

To reserve your bingo cards, please call Allie at 334-687-5688 or pay at the door. Cost $5 per bingo card. This year, Youth Leadership Barbour is hosting bingo and a bake sale to raise
funds for its Rooted Together – Splash
Pad Planting Party that will help landscape the Splash Pad Park!
This bingo event entitles you to:
• Snacks
• Fellowship
• Great Prizes

Address:
333 East Broad Street
Eufaula, AL 36027

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

$5 Alabama 4-H, Crop Production, Farming, Forestry & Wildlife, Health & Nutrition, Home & Family, SNAP-Ed, Urban Extension, Youth Development, Barbour County

Food Plot Establishment Workshop

G&D Outdoors, 20109 Highway 43 Grove Hill AL, 36451

This workshop is for landowners, hunters, or anyone and wanting to learn about food plots. Topics include locating a plot, reading and interpreting soil tests, preparing the site, seed selection, and management. There is no fee, and there will be a sponsored meal. The event will G&D Outdoors, 20109 Highway 43, Grove Hill Alabama 36451.
Please reserve a spot by calling the Clarke County Extension Office at (251) 275-3121 or registering online.

Address:
G&D Outdoors
20109 Highway 43
Grove Hill, AL 36451

Contact:
Ryan Mitchell
jrm0023@aces.edu
(251) 275-3121

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FREE Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Clarke County, Monroe County, Washington County

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Youth Leadership Barbour Family Game Night Fundraiser

333 East Broad Street, 333 East Broad Street Eufaula AL, 36027

ARE YOU A BINGO FAN? COME ON OVER AND JOIN US! MARCH 10, 2020 EUFAULA-BARBOUR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 5:30 – UNTIL

To reserve your bingo cards, please call Allie at 334-687-5688 or pay at the door. Cost $5 per bingo card. This year, Youth Leadership Barbour is hosting bingo and a bake sale to raise
funds for its Rooted Together – Splash
Pad Planting Party that will help landscape the Splash Pad Park!
This bingo event entitles you to:
• Snacks
• Fellowship
• Great Prizes

Address:
333 East Broad Street
Eufaula, AL 36027

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

$5 Alabama 4-H, Crop Production, Farming, Forestry & Wildlife, Health & Nutrition, Home & Family, SNAP-Ed, Urban Extension, Youth Development, Barbour County

Food Plot Establishment Workshop

G&D Outdoors, 20109 Highway 43 Grove Hill AL, 36451

This workshop is for landowners, hunters, or anyone and wanting to learn about food plots. Topics include locating a plot, reading and interpreting soil tests, preparing the site, seed selection, and management. There is no fee, and there will be a sponsored meal. The event will G&D Outdoors, 20109 Highway 43, Grove Hill Alabama 36451.
Please reserve a spot by calling the Clarke County Extension Office at (251) 275-3121 or registering online.

Address:
G&D Outdoors
20109 Highway 43
Grove Hill, AL 36451

Contact:
Ryan Mitchell
jrm0023@aces.edu
(251) 275-3121

Sorry. This form is no longer available.

FREE Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Clarke County, Monroe County, Washington County

Forest Principles, Practices, and Stewardship for Landowners

Mary Olive Thomas Demonstration Forest, Moores Mill Rd Auburn AL, 36830

This 6-week online course teaches forestry basics for landowners who want to start being more proactive with their forestland management. Land management professionals will present information on topics such as determining the best forest type for your property, locating boundary lines and map reading, forest tree measurements, forest thinning for timber and wildlife, and forest product markets. Learn at your own pace with the course wrapping up with an optional forestry field day where you can further your knowledge with hands-on activities and interact with forestry professionals and other landowners.

The course fee is $60.00 + tax and includes a notebook, course materials, and snacks, lunch, and activities during the field day.

Address:*
Mary Olive Thomas Demonstration Forest
Auburn, AL 36830
*Field day: March 28, 2020, at Mary Olive Thomas Demonstration Forest in Auburn, AL

Contact:
Dr. Adam Maggard
adm0074@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2401

Register Online

$60 Forestry, Forestry & Wildlife, forest priciples, land stewardship, landown

Tax Preparation Assistance Program

13999 AL Highway 22, 13999 AL Highway 22 Rockford AL, 35136

Certified and Trained Tax Professionals will provide free tax assistance and electronically filing of federal and state income tax forms. Items needed are last year’s tax return, photo ID for taxpayer and spouse, social security cards for taxpayers and dependents, W-2’s, 1099’s BR and SSA. Employed taxpayers should bring a copy of their year-end pay stub.
Note: Those persons with an income $54,000 or less or if you are 60 years and older with any income can have their 2019 tax prepared for Free.

Address:
13999 AL Highway 22
Rockford, AL 35136

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

FREE Home & Family, Coosa County

Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) – Coosa County

Coosa County E911 Building, 66 Communicaitons Drive Rockford AL, 35136

The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) Certification
program is a workshop that trains community leaders on the basic
skills and knowledge necessary to become effective educators in
diabetes. The program uses interactive group activities and adult
education methodologies. The community leaders attend a 20-hour workshop and are eligible for certification as peer educators. Come
be a part of the fight against diabetes.

Address:
Coosa County E911 Building
66 Communicaitons Drive
Rockford, AL 35136

Contact:
Helen H Jones
herndhj@aces.edu
(334) 201-6775

Register Online

$100.00 Home & Family, Coosa County

2020 Statewide Auxin Training

EV Smith Research and Extension Center, 4725 County Road 40 Shorter AL, 36075

Fulfill federal label requirement and educate growers and applicators BMP to reduce dicamba drift and off-target movement

Address:
EV Smith Research and Extension Center
4725 County Road 40
Shorter, AL 36075

Contact:
Steve Li
steveli@auburn.edu
(334)-707-7370

Register Online

$15 Crop Production, Farming, Macon County, Statewide

ServSafe Training – Anniston

Calhoun County Extension Office, 1702 Noble Street, Suite 108 Anniston AL, 36201

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:
Calhoun County Extension Office
1702 Noble Street, Suite 108
Anniston, AL 36201

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

Register Online

$140* Food Safety, Calhoun County, Cherokee County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Etowah County, St. Clair County, Talladega County

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Forest Principles, Practices, and Stewardship for Landowners

Mary Olive Thomas Demonstration Forest, Moores Mill Rd Auburn AL, 36830

This 6-week online course teaches forestry basics for landowners who want to start being more proactive with their forestland management. Land management professionals will present information on topics such as determining the best forest type for your property, locating boundary lines and map reading, forest tree measurements, forest thinning for timber and wildlife, and forest product markets. Learn at your own pace with the course wrapping up with an optional forestry field day where you can further your knowledge with hands-on activities and interact with forestry professionals and other landowners.

The course fee is $60.00 + tax and includes a notebook, course materials, and snacks, lunch, and activities during the field day.

Address:*
Mary Olive Thomas Demonstration Forest
Auburn, AL 36830
*Field day: March 28, 2020, at Mary Olive Thomas Demonstration Forest in Auburn, AL

Contact:
Dr. Adam Maggard
adm0074@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2401

Register Online

$60 Forestry, Forestry & Wildlife, forest priciples, land stewardship, landown

Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) – Coosa County

Coosa County E911 Building, 66 Communicaitons Drive Rockford AL, 35136

The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) Certification
program is a workshop that trains community leaders on the basic
skills and knowledge necessary to become effective educators in
diabetes. The program uses interactive group activities and adult
education methodologies. The community leaders attend a 20-hour workshop and are eligible for certification as peer educators. Come
be a part of the fight against diabetes.

Address:
Coosa County E911 Building
66 Communicaitons Drive
Rockford, AL 35136

Contact:
Helen H Jones
herndhj@aces.edu
(334) 201-6775

Register Online

$100.00 Home & Family, Coosa County

Small Fruit Production

Dale County Extension Office, 202 South Highway 123 Ozark AL, 36360

Small Fruit production workshop will cover topics related to growing blueberries, cane berries and tree fruits in Southeast Alabama.

Address:
Dale County Extension Office
202 South Highway 123
Ozark, AL 36360

Contact:
Zandi Floss
zcf0005@aces.edu
(334) 774-2329

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

2020 Statewide Auxin Training

Wiregrass Research and Extension Center, 167 AL Hwy 134 Headland AL, 36345

Fulfill federal label requirement and educate growers and applicators BMP to reduce dicamba drift and off-target movement

Address:
Wiregrass Research and Extension Center
167 AL Hwy 134
Headland, AL 36345

Contact:
steve Li
Steveli@auburn.edu
(334)-707-7370

Register Online

$15 Crop Production, Farming, Henry County, Statewide

Basic Hydroponics

9905 North Main Street, 9905 North Main Street Wilsonville AL, 35186

The growing of plants in nutrient solutions without soil.

Address:
9905 North Main Street
Wilsonville, AL 35186

Contact:
Robin Griffin
wpl@shelbycounty-al.org
(205) 669-6180

FREE Food Safety, Lawn & Garden, Autauga County, Bibb County, Chilton County, Elmore County, Jefferson County, Lowndes County, Montgomery County, Shelby County, St. Clair County

Forestry Alternative Income Opportunities

Geneva County Extension Office, 2765 East State Highway 52 Hartford AL, 36344

This program focuses on providing landowners and land managers potential alternative income opportunities from their forests. This meeting includes topics like pine straw and hunting lease opportunities. Please contact the Geneva County Extension Office (334-684-2484) to register for this event.

Address:
Geneva County Extension Office
2765 East State Highway 52
Hartford, AL 36344

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

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

Recreational Pond & Lake Management

Atmore Turckers Co-Op, 210 Ridgeley Street Atmore AL, 36502

We will discuss water quality, weed control, fish stocking, harvesting and other participant questions. Bring a water sample in a plastic bottle (20 ounce) and/or a weed sample wrapped in a damp paper towel

Address:
Atmore Turckers Co-Op
210 Ridgeley Street
Atmore, AL 36502

Contact:
Anthony Wiggins
wiggia1@auburn.edu
(251) 867-7760

FREE Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Baldwin County, Butler County, Clarke County, Conecuh County, Escambia County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Washington County

Friday, March 13, 2020

Forestry Alternative Income Opportunities

Geneva County Extension Office, 2765 East State Highway 52 Hartford AL, 36344

This program focuses on providing landowners and land managers potential alternative income opportunities from their forests. This meeting includes topics like pine straw and hunting lease opportunities. Please contact the Geneva County Extension Office (334-684-2484) to register for this event.

Address:
Geneva County Extension Office
2765 East State Highway 52
Hartford, AL 36344

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

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

Recreational Pond & Lake Management

Atmore Turckers Co-Op, 210 Ridgeley Street Atmore AL, 36502

We will discuss water quality, weed control, fish stocking, harvesting and other participant questions. Bring a water sample in a plastic bottle (20 ounce) and/or a weed sample wrapped in a damp paper towel

Address:
Atmore Turckers Co-Op
210 Ridgeley Street
Atmore, AL 36502

Contact:
Anthony Wiggins
wiggia1@auburn.edu
(251) 867-7760

FREE Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Baldwin County, Butler County, Clarke County, Conecuh County, Escambia County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Washington County

Saturday, March 14, 2020