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Events for September 12 — September 18, 2021

Sunday, September 12, 2021

Monday, September 13, 2021

ServSafe Marshall County

424 Blount Ave # G21, 424 Blount Ave # G21 Guntersville AL, 35976

ServSafe is the accredited certification course of choice for ADPH. This is a 2-day course. You will need to present a photo ID on the second day in order to take the test.

Address:
424 Blount Ave # G21
Guntersville, AL 35976

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

Register Online

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

Right Bite Setting the table

4740 Coosa County Road 70, 4740 Coosa County Road 70 Sylacauga AL, 35150

Understanding the Nutrition Facts Label
• Bringing Nutrition into Your Daily Life
• Choosing the Right Fat
• Seven Ways to Control Your Blood Pressure

Address:
4740 Coosa County Road 70
Sylacauga, AL 35150

Contact:
Laurie Yonder
wcsc1994@gmail.com
256-249-2024

FREE Home & Family, Coosa County, Talladega County

PREP

228-F Binford Dr., 228-F Binford Dr. Huntsville AL, 35805

If you are in the process of transitioning to a new career or just beginning your career this program will help you with Soft Skills, Applications and Resumes, Dressing for an interview and while on the job as well as maintaining your job.

Address:
228-F Binford Dr.
Huntsville, AL 35805

Contact:
Donna Gullatte
jonesdl@auburn.edu
(256) 541-3580

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Urban Extension, Autauga County, Bibb County, Blount County, Cherokee County, Chilton County, Choctaw County, Colbert County, Cullman County, Dallas County, DeKalb County, Elmore County, Etowah County, Fayette County Franklin County, Greene County, Hale County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Limestone County, Lowndes County, Madison County, Marengo County, Marion County, Marshall County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Perry County, Pickens County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Sumter County, Tuscaloosa County, Walker County, Wilcox County, Winston County

VCLLI: Grounds & Gardens: Lawns and Pests

Online

This series will provide strategies to improve lawn care and prevent pests inside and outside the home.

September 13: Stop Bed Bug Infestation 101
This virtual webinar will focus on stopping bed bugs from making their way into your homes from overnight guests, vacations, hotels, and overturned apartments. Learn about prevention, controlling the population, and visually inspecting your home. Also, come prepared to ask questions at the end of the webinar.

September 27: Preventing Indoor Pests (ants, spiders, and roaches)
Control those unwanted pests in your home. This virtual webinar will focus on stopping ants, spiders, and cockroaches before they get started. This webinar will provide essential tips on using the correct mode of action to prevent these highly populating bugs from taking over your house.

October 11: Preventing Outdoor Pests (snakes, skunks, snails, and wildlife)
How can you stop the wild kingdom from coming around your home? This webinar will provide tips on discouraging wildlife, such as skunks, snakes, and other animals from setting up camp around your home. Also, this virtual webinar will provide advice on proofing your home from wildlife entry. Stay away, wild kingdom!

October 25: Fall and Winter Lawn Care
Summer is over for my lawn; now what? This virtual webinar will focus on preparing your lawn for the next season’s beauty. What are cool-season and warm-season grasses? We will answer some common questions at the end of the webinar about maintaining your yard during the fall season.

November 7: Fall Pruning Class
It’s time to cut back; why, and how? This virtual webinar will focus on trimming, cutting, and planting in the fall of the year. The webinar will allow the participants to understand why it is essential to prune shrubs and trees in the fall.

November 22: Holiday Season Toxic Plants
What plants are we bringing into our home that is toxic to our pets, family members, and the air we breathe around the holiday seasons. This virtual webinar will discuss the different types of plants that may harm you and your family during this holiday season.

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

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

FREE Online, Statewide

Tuesday, September 14, 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

Veterans Gardening Project at Landmark Park

430 Landmark Drive, 430 Landmark Drive Dothan AL, 36303

Veterans of all ages, active-duty military, and their families or support networks are invited to join us for a casual gardening project. The Veteran’s Gardening Project will host a series of workshops that will cover gardening basics for those getting started and advanced topics for our seasoned gardeners. We will work in the raised bed gardens at Landmark Park to grow everything from squash to native pollinator beds. A short workday in the garden will follow each educational demonstration, weather-dependent.  We ask that all participants wear a mask and bring their gardening gloves.

For a complete schedule, visit http://www.landmarkparkdothan.com/veterans-gardening-project/.

Address:
430 Landmark Drive
Dothan, AL 36303

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

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Urban Extension, Dale County, Houston County

ServSafe Marshall County

424 Blount Ave # G21, 424 Blount Ave # G21 Guntersville AL, 35976

ServSafe is the accredited certification course of choice for ADPH. This is a 2-day course. You will need to present a photo ID on the second day in order to take the test.

Address:
424 Blount Ave # G21
Guntersville, AL 35976

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

Register Online

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

VCLLI: Social Security: Knowing Your Benefits and More

Online

This is a three-part series on social security. The presentations will focus on social security updates for 2021, retirement and disability.
SSA Benefit Updates
Tuesday, September 14th

SSA Retirement
Tuesday, September 28th

SSA Disability
Tuesday, October 5th

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

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

FREE Online, Statewide

PREP

228-F Binford Dr., 228-F Binford Dr. Huntsville AL, 35805

If you are in the process of transitioning to a new career or just beginning your career this program will help you with Soft Skills, Applications and Resumes, Dressing for an interview and while on the job as well as maintaining your job.

Address:
228-F Binford Dr.
Huntsville, AL 35805

Contact:
Donna Gullatte
jonesdl@auburn.edu
(256) 541-3580

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Urban Extension, Autauga County, Bibb County, Blount County, Cherokee County, Chilton County, Choctaw County, Colbert County, Cullman County, Dallas County, DeKalb County, Elmore County, Etowah County, Fayette County Franklin County, Greene County, Hale County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Limestone County, Lowndes County, Madison County, Marengo County, Marion County, Marshall County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Perry County, Pickens County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Sumter County, Tuscaloosa County, Walker County, Wilcox County, Winston County

ForestHER: Forest Stand Dynamics

Online

ForestHER is for any woman that owns forestland or is just interested in learning more about forest management in a relaxed, fun, online setting. Join us during your lunch break as Forestry Professor, Dr. John Kush, discusses how southern forests responds to disturbances, as well as change over time. Preregistration is required through the ZOOM link provide

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

Register Online

FREE Farming, Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Urban Extension, Online, Statewide

Planting Bulbs and Tubers for Next Years Bloomers- Elmore County Lunch and Learn

100 West Bridge Street, 100 West Bridge Street Wetumpka AL, 36092

Event is Free to the public and everyone is welcome. Water is provided!

Address:
100 West Bridge Street
Wetumpka, AL 36092

Contact:
Elmore County Extension Office
jones57@aces.edu
334-567-6301

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

VCLLI: Alabama Cottage Food Law Overview

Online

Do you bake or make wonderful jams and jellies? Have you wondered how you could sell these goodies? The revised Alabama Cottage Food Law went into effect on August 1, 2021, which allows you to make certain food products and sell them directly to the consumer. However, you must be in compliance with the Alabama Department of Public Health. This training will help you to learn the requirements.

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

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

FREE Online, Statewide

Beef Systems Short Course- Autauga

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

Beef Systems Short Course – A multi-night lecture series covering the fundamentals of beef production geared for new and limited experience producers. Over four nights, producers will learn critical information on profitable beef production. Participants receive a copy of Extension’s recently updated Alabama Beef Handbook. Topics include forages and nutrition, herd health, reproduction, record keeping, environmental stewardship, economics, and meat science.

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

Contact:
Josh Elmore
elmorjb@aces.edu
(334) 850-7859

Register Online

$40 Food Safety, Livestock, Autauga County, Statewide

Beef Systems Short Course – Andalusia, AL

Covington County Extension Office, 23952 AL Hwy. 55, Suite 4 Andalusia AL, 36420

Two (2) – one hour, classroom style presentations each date covering the fundamentals of beef cattle production in Alabama. Topics include: Forages, Nutrition, Herd Health, Reproduction, Record Keeping, Environmental Stewardship, Economics and Meat Science.

Address:
Covington County Extension Office
23952 AL Hwy. 55, Suite 4
Andalusia, AL 36420

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

Register Online

$40.00 (covers all 4 dates) 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, Pike 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 15, 2021

Muscadine Production Meeting

Holmestead farm, 6582 County Road 7 Talladega AL, 00000

The topics discussed at this tour include planting, pruning, training, trellising, and proper management practices of muscadines. Please call the Clay County Extension office at 256-354-5976 by Monday, September 13th, to register.

Address:
Holmestead farm
6582 County Road 7
Talladega, AL 00000

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

FREE Lawn & Garden, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Coosa County, Lee County, Macon County, Randolph County, Russell County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County

PREP

228-F Binford Dr., 228-F Binford Dr. Huntsville AL, 35805

If you are in the process of transitioning to a new career or just beginning your career this program will help you with Soft Skills, Applications and Resumes, Dressing for an interview and while on the job as well as maintaining your job.

Address:
228-F Binford Dr.
Huntsville, AL 35805

Contact:
Donna Gullatte
jonesdl@auburn.edu
(256) 541-3580

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Urban Extension, Autauga County, Bibb County, Blount County, Cherokee County, Chilton County, Choctaw County, Colbert County, Cullman County, Dallas County, DeKalb County, Elmore County, Etowah County, Fayette County Franklin County, Greene County, Hale County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Limestone County, Lowndes County, Madison County, Marengo County, Marion County, Marshall County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Perry County, Pickens County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Sumter County, Tuscaloosa County, Walker County, Wilcox County, Winston County

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Alabama Private Training Course in Region 4

Tallapoosa County Extension Office, 125 N. Broadnax Street Dadeville AL, 00000

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. Participants must bring and wear a facemask in accordance with COVID guidelines. If you need more information contact Dr. Chip East (256) 846-0314, Dani Carroll (256) 458-6043, Drew Metzler (334) 313-0478, or Alex Tigue (256) 309-9496.

Address:
Tallapoosa County Extension Office
125 N. Broadnax Street
Dadeville, AL 00000

Contact:
Chip East
eastwil@aces.edu
(334) 846-0314

$20 Crop Production, Farming, Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Poultry, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Coosa County, Lee County, Macon County, Randolph County, Russell County Talladega County, Tallapoosa County

Cotton Management Strategies and Variety Selection for Nematode Control

8400 Highway 104, 8400 Highway 104 Fairhope AL, 36532

Join us to check the different management strategies and variety selection to control root-knot nematodes in cotton. The event will start at 9 am at the Gulf Coast Research and Extension Center and it will finish with a lunch provided by the sponsors.

Address:
8400 Highway 104
Fairhope, AL 36532

Contact:
Guilherme Morata
gtm0009@aces.edu
(334) 332-0094

FREE Crop Production, Farming, Baldwin County, Butler County, Clarke County, Conecuh County, Escambia County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Washington County

PREP

228-F Binford Dr., 228-F Binford Dr. Huntsville AL, 35805

If you are in the process of transitioning to a new career or just beginning your career this program will help you with Soft Skills, Applications and Resumes, Dressing for an interview and while on the job as well as maintaining your job.

Address:
228-F Binford Dr.
Huntsville, AL 35805

Contact:
Donna Gullatte
jonesdl@auburn.edu
(256) 541-3580

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Urban Extension, Autauga County, Bibb County, Blount County, Cherokee County, Chilton County, Choctaw County, Colbert County, Cullman County, Dallas County, DeKalb County, Elmore County, Etowah County, Fayette County Franklin County, Greene County, Hale County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Limestone County, Lowndes County, Madison County, Marengo County, Marion County, Marshall County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Perry County, Pickens County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Sumter County, Tuscaloosa County, Walker County, Wilcox County, Winston 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

Beef Systems Short Course- Autauga

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

Beef Systems Short Course – A multi-night lecture series covering the fundamentals of beef production geared for new and limited experience producers. Over four nights, producers will learn critical information on profitable beef production. Participants receive a copy of Extension’s recently updated Alabama Beef Handbook. Topics include forages and nutrition, herd health, reproduction, record keeping, environmental stewardship, economics, and meat science.

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

Contact:
Josh Elmore
elmorjb@aces.edu
(334) 850-7859

Register Online

$40 Food Safety, Livestock, Autauga County, Statewide

Beef Systems Short Course – Andalusia, AL

Covington County Extension Office, 23952 AL Hwy. 55, Suite 4 Andalusia AL, 36420

Two (2) – one hour, classroom style presentations each date covering the fundamentals of beef cattle production in Alabama. Topics include: Forages, Nutrition, Herd Health, Reproduction, Record Keeping, Environmental Stewardship, Economics and Meat Science.

Address:
Covington County Extension Office
23952 AL Hwy. 55, Suite 4
Andalusia, AL 36420

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

Register Online

$40.00 (covers all 4 dates) 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, Pike County

Friday, September 17, 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

All About Apples – Talladega CANCELLED

Talladega County Extension Office, 132 Court Street North Talladega AL, 35160

This workshop will cover information on apples from growing to gobbling! We will cover important topics related to taking care of apple trees to maximize yield. We will also cover several food preservation methods to extend the shelf life of your apple harvest and some ways to use the apples that have been preserved.
Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch to eat during the preservation demonstration. Participants will be invited to sample apples that have been preserved by various methods.

Address:
Talladega County Extension Office
132 Court Street North
Talladega, AL 35160

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

Register Online

$5.00 Food Safety, Calhoun County, Clay County, Coosa County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Talladega County

Q&A Friday! (Biweekly Show)

Online

This is a biweekly interactive event from March-Oct 2021 where REAs and Specialists from the Commercial Horticulture Team answer questions and highlight major farming issues. It is streamed live at https://www.facebook.com/AlabamaExtensionCommercialHorticulture/.

Contact:
Ayanava Majumdar
bugdoctor@auburn.edu
(251) 331-8416

FREE Crop Production, Farming, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Poultry, Online, Statewide

Saturday, September 18, 2021