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Events for September 5 — September 11, 2021

Sunday, September 5, 2021

Monday, September 6, 2021

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Peanut Pod Blast Workshops- WREC

167 AL Hwy 134 East, 167 AL Hwy 134 East Headland AL, 36345

Pod Blast workshop to determine optimum maturity of peanuts for correct digging time to harvest the most peanuts with best yield and grades

Address:
167 AL Hwy 134 East
Headland, AL 36345

Contact:
Jimmy Jones or Sedrick Mack
jonesja@auburn.edu
(334) 693-2363

FREE Crop Production, Farming, Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Poultry, Barbour County, Bullock County, Coffee County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Dale County, Geneva County, Henry County Houston County, Pike County

SERVSAFE FLORENCE AL LAUDERDALE COUNTY

802 Veterans Drive, 802 Veterans Drive Florence AL, 35630

SERVSAFE Food safety certification for food service workers. it is recommended to obtain class materials 2 week before class time.

Address:
802 Veterans Drive
Florence, AL 35630

Contact:
Susan Hill
hillaps@auburn.edu
(205) 489-5376

Register Online

$140.00 Food Safety, Colbert County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Limestone County, Marion County, Morgan County, Statewide, Walker County, Winston County

Worker Protection Standard Training

Wiregrass Regional Extension Center, 167 AL-134, Headland Headland AL, 36345

WPS Train the Trainer Event. If you need training materials the cost is 59.99. If you do not need training materials the cost is free. Here is the link if you would like to know what is in the kits. https://secure.touchnet.net/C20021_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=4006&SINGLESTORE=true

Address:
Wiregrass Regional Extension Center
167 AL-134, Headland
Headland, AL 36345

Contact:
Sonja Thomas
sbt0010@auburn.edu
3347508891

Register Online

$59.00 Crop Production, Farming, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Poultry, Henry County, Statewide

Bilingual Lend an EAR

Online

A virtual storytime series for kids in grades K-4 to improve reading comprehension in English and Spanish while increasing environmental awareness.
Una serie de cuentos virtuales para niños en los grados K-4 para mejorar comprensión lectora en inglés y español y aumentar la conciencia ambiental.
The series is open to any K-5 teacher or parent looking to diversify or supplement their classroom instruction and immerse their young students in Spanish and English reading comprehension focused on environmental topics. We hope that you join us!

La serie está abierta a cualquier padre o maestro de K-4 que busque diversificar o complementar su instrucción en el aula y sumergir a sus jóvenes estudiantes en la comprensión lectora en español e inglés enfocada en temas ambientales. ¡Esperamos que nos acompañe!

Contact:
Kerry Steedley
kes0150@aces.edu
(334) 350-0485

Register Online

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Home & Family, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Urban Extension, Dale County, Houston County, Online, Statewide

ServSafe Exam for Individual EXAM ONLY

3200 W Meighan Blvd, 3200 W Meighan Blvd Gadsden AL, 35904

This registration is for an individual wishing to take the ServSafe exam without the class. You will have 2 hours to complete the exam. Exam materials will be provided, but please bring a photo ID. If you need ADA accommodations or a different language exam, please contact Christy at 205-217-6495 and allow for 2 weeks preparation time.

Address:
3200 W Meighan Blvd
Gadsden, AL 35904

Contact:
Christy Mendoza
cnm0012@auburn.edu
(205) 217-6495

Register Online

FREE Food Safety, Blount County, Cherokee County, Cullman County, DeKalb County, Etowah County, Jackson County, Madison County, Marshall County

Winter Grazing Workshop – Union Springs

678 Highway 51 North, 678 Highway 51 North Union Springs AL, 36089

Workshop to train forage producers about the results of the 2020-21 Auburn University Variety Trials for Ryegrass Varieties and Small Grains for Forages Varieties testing. In addition, forage producers will receive information on winter grazing management for forage production and livestock utilization.

Address:
678 Highway 51 North
Union Springs, AL 36089

Contact:
Rickey Hudson
hudsorg@aces.edu
(334) 726-6814

FREE Crop Production, Farming, Livestock, Poultry, Barbour County, Bullock County, Coffee County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Dale County, Geneva County, Henry County, Houston County, Lee County, Macon County Pike County, Russell County

Beef Systems Short Course – Morgan County

Morgan County Extension Office, 3120 Hwy 36 W., Suite B Hartselle AL, 35640

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:
Morgan County Extension Office
3120 Hwy 36 W., Suite B
Hartselle, AL 35640

Contact:
Gerry Thompson
thompgl@aces.edu
(256) 508-2020

Register Online

$40 Livestock, Blount County, Cullman County, Limestone County, Madison County, Morgan County

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Peanut Pod Blasting Workshop – Houston County Farm Center

1699 Ross Clark Circle, Suite 4 Dothan AL, 36301

Pod Blast workshop to determine optimum maturity of peanuts for correct digging time to harvest the most peanuts with best yield and grades

Address:
1699 Ross Clark Circle
Suite 4
Dothan, AL 36301

Contact:
Micah Johnson
maj0031@auburn.edu
(334) 794-4108

FREE Crop Production, Farming, Urban Extension, Houston County

SERVSAFE FLORENCE AL LAUDERDALE COUNTY

802 Veterans Drive, 802 Veterans Drive Florence AL, 35630

SERVSAFE Food safety certification for food service workers. it is recommended to obtain class materials 2 week before class time.

Address:
802 Veterans Drive
Florence, AL 35630

Contact:
Susan Hill
hillaps@auburn.edu
(205) 489-5376

Register Online

$140.00 Food Safety, Colbert County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Limestone County, Marion County, Morgan County, Statewide, Walker County, Winston County

Washington County-ServSafe

Washington Extension Office, 25 Court Street Chatom AL, 36518

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. Seating is limited to 12. COVID-19 safety protocols in place. Must register 1 week prior.

Address:
Washington Extension Office
25 Court Street
Chatom, AL 36518

Contact:
Rebecca Catalena
rjc0026@auburn.edu
(251) 234-1050

Register Online

$140 Food Safety, Clarke County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Washington County

Back 2 Basics Wednesdays: Fall Turf Management

Online

These educational webinar series are to provide adult online training on basic gardening and landscaping for clients in limited space urban areas. Join the Home Grounds Team on Wednesdays to learn about basic urban limited space gardening.
Registration: http://www.aces.edu/go/B2Bzoom

Contact:
Rudy Pacumbaba
rop0001@aces.edu
(256) 425-8683

Register Online

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Urban Extension, Online, Statewide

Thursday, September 9, 2021

2021 Alabama Grazing Academy

3035 County Road 6643, 3035 County Road 6643 Banks AL, 36005

Intensive day long training covering: pasture economics, weed management, pasture rainfall insurance, grazing heights, forage quality, stacking rates, grazing math, sprayer calibrations, precision soil fertility, mixing legumes in forage stands, temporary fencing, residual grazing height, regrowth/recovery period and soil compaction. Training has both classroom style indoor lectures and hands-on demonstration outdoor activities.

Address:
3035 County Road 6643
Banks, AL 36005

Contact:
Rickey Hudson
hudsorg@aces.edu
(334) 726-6814

$25 Crop Production, Farming, Fish & Water, Food Safety, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Poultry, Barbour County, Bullock County, Coffee County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Dale County, Geneva County Henry County, Houston County, Lowndes County, Montgomery County, Pike County

Washington County-ServSafe

Washington Extension Office, 25 Court Street Chatom AL, 36518

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. Seating is limited to 12. COVID-19 safety protocols in place. Must register 1 week prior.

Address:
Washington Extension Office
25 Court Street
Chatom, AL 36518

Contact:
Rebecca Catalena
rjc0026@auburn.edu
(251) 234-1050

Register Online

$140 Food Safety, Clarke County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Washington County

ServSafe DeKalb County

500 Grand Ave SW #300, 500 Grand Ave SW #300 Fort Payne AL, 35967

ServSafe for Managers is a nationally accredited food safety course that meets the certificate requirements set forth by ADPH for retail/food service establishments. This is a two day course with the exam on the second day. The $140 fee includes the book that will be provided on the first day of class. Please register online at http://www.aces.edu/go/servsafe

Address:
500 Grand Ave SW #300
Fort Payne, AL 35967

Contact:
Christy Mendoza
cnm0012@auburn.edu
(205) 217-6495

Register Online

$140 Food Safety, Blount County, Cherokee County, Cullman County, DeKalb County, Etowah County, Jackson County, Madison County, Marshall County

Day Reporting Center Home Grounds Series

Online

This webinar series will allow participants to explore several landscape techniques through participation. This series will cover work place etiquette, mowing safety, insect control on turf, tree and shrubs installation. Also other extension program areas will be included.

Contact:
Marcus Garner
mlg0005@aces.edu
(256) 541-0291

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Urban Extension, Online, Statewide

VCLLI: Senior Safety

Online

Presenters explore various topics that pose threats to senior safety. Discussions will be directed to personal safety, fall prevention, fraud prevention, and household hazards.

Personal Safety
September 9th
Thomas Morris, Retired Police Officer
Huntsville Police Department

Fraud Prevention
September 23rd
Dan Lord, Education & Public Affairs Manager
Alabama Securities Commission

Household Hazards
October 7th
Janet Johnson, Urban Regional Extension Agent
Food Safety and Quality
Alabama Cooperative Extension System
Auburn University

Fall Prevention
October 21st
Missy Fields, Director of Marketing
Home Instead Senior Care
Huntsville, AL

Contact:
Danielle Rudolph
ddr0007@aces.edu
(334) 201-2847

http://www.aces.edu/go/SeniorSafety

FREE Online, Statewide

Harvest for Hope Q&A Series

Online

This Harvest for Hope Webinar Series will allow participants to explore several gardening techniques through participation. Topics that will be covered are planting season, crop harvesting, and insect control in container gardens.

Contact:
Marcus Garner
mlg0005@aces.edu
(256) 541-0291

Register Online

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Urban Extension, Online, Statewide

Friday, September 10, 2021

Peanut Pod Blast Workshops- WREC

167 AL Hwy 134 East, 167 AL Hwy 134 East Headland AL, 36345

Pod Blast workshop to determine optimum maturity of peanuts for correct digging time to harvest the most peanuts with best yield and grades

Address:
167 AL Hwy 134 East
Headland, AL 36345

Contact:
Jimmy Jones or Sedrick Mack
jonesja@auburn.edu
(334) 693-2363

FREE Crop Production, Farming, Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Poultry, Barbour County, Bullock County, Coffee County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Dale County, Geneva County, Henry County Houston County, Pike County

ServSafe DeKalb County

500 Grand Ave SW #300, 500 Grand Ave SW #300 Fort Payne AL, 35967

ServSafe for Managers is a nationally accredited food safety course that meets the certificate requirements set forth by ADPH for retail/food service establishments. This is a two day course with the exam on the second day. The $140 fee includes the book that will be provided on the first day of class. Please register online at http://www.aces.edu/go/servsafe

Address:
500 Grand Ave SW #300
Fort Payne, AL 35967

Contact:
Christy Mendoza
cnm0012@auburn.edu
(205) 217-6495

Register Online

$140 Food Safety, Blount County, Cherokee County, Cullman County, DeKalb County, Etowah County, Jackson County, Madison County, Marshall County

Saturday, September 11, 2021