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Events for December 5 — December 11, 2021

Sunday, December 5, 2021

Monday, December 6, 2021

ServSafe – Phenix City

Troy University-Phenix City Campus, 1510 Whitewater Avenue Phenix City AL, 36867

Food Protection Manager Certification Course meeting Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two-day class. Pre-registration required. Class starts at 9 am EST (8 am CST).

Address:
Troy University-Phenix City Campus
1510 Whitewater Avenue
Phenix City, AL 36867

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

Register Online

$140.00 Food Safety, Barbour County, Bullock County, Chambers County, Dale County, Elmore County, Henry County, Lee County, Macon County, Montgomery County, Pike County, Russell County, Tallapoosa County

ServSafe Class – Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa County Extension Office, 2513 7th Street Tuscaloosa AL, 35401

Food Safety 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. COVID guidelines will be followed.

Address:
Tuscaloosa County Extension Office
2513 7th Street
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Contact:
Alice Moore
AMM0167@ACES.EDU
(334) 216-0738

Register Online

$140 Food Safety, Choctaw County, Dallas County, Fayette County, Greene County, Hale County, Marengo County, Perry County, Pickens County, Sumter County, Tuscaloosa County, Wilcox County

Business Modeling Series

183 SW Davidson Dr A, 183 SW Davidson Dr A Centreville AL, 35042

This 4-part series will teach participants how to use the Business Model Canvas to assess their business marketing, operations and finances. The first session is an introduction to the Canvas and the need for a healthy business model. Session #2 will focus on the marketing side of the Canvas, including understanding your customers and market strategies. Session #3 will move into the operations side of the Canvas, including identifying your key resources and activities. Finally, the 4th session will dive into revenue and costs, including diversifying your revenue streams and streamlining costs. This series is open to anyone online, as well as in-person for Bibb County residents. Content will be valuable for idea-stage businesses as well as seasoned business owners.

Address:
183 SW Davidson Dr A
Centreville, AL 35042

Contact:
Michelle Giddens
mcg0046@auburn.edu
(205) 926-4310

Register Online

FREE Urban Extension, Bibb County, Statewide

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

ServSafe – Phenix City

Troy University-Phenix City Campus, 1510 Whitewater Avenue Phenix City AL, 36867

Food Protection Manager Certification Course meeting Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two-day class. Pre-registration required. Class starts at 9 am EST (8 am CST).

Address:
Troy University-Phenix City Campus
1510 Whitewater Avenue
Phenix City, AL 36867

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

Register Online

$140.00 Food Safety, Barbour County, Bullock County, Chambers County, Dale County, Elmore County, Henry County, Lee County, Macon County, Montgomery County, Pike County, Russell County, Tallapoosa County

ServSafe Class – Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa County Extension Office, 2513 7th Street Tuscaloosa AL, 35401

Food Safety 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. COVID guidelines will be followed.

Address:
Tuscaloosa County Extension Office
2513 7th Street
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Contact:
Alice Moore
AMM0167@ACES.EDU
(334) 216-0738

Register Online

$140 Food Safety, Choctaw County, Dallas County, Fayette County, Greene County, Hale County, Marengo County, Perry County, Pickens County, Sumter County, Tuscaloosa County, Wilcox County

FSCP – Feral Swine Damage Management Training

Enterprise State Community College, 600 Plaza Drive Enterprise AL, 36330

AGENDA
1. Top 10 Mistakes in Pig Control
2. Top 10 Must-Do’s for Pig Control
3. Updates on Soil and Water Conservation Committee’s
Feral Swine Control Program
4. Update on USDA Wildlife Services Efforts to Control Pigs
5. Equipment Demonstrations

Address:
Enterprise State Community College
600 Plaza Drive
Enterprise, AL 36330

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

FREE Farming, Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Urban Extension, Barbour County, Bullock County, Coffee County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Dale County, Geneva County, Henry County, Houston County, Pike County

Business Modeling Series

183 SW Davidson Dr A, 183 SW Davidson Dr A Centreville AL, 35042

This 4-part series will teach participants how to use the Business Model Canvas to assess their business marketing, operations and finances. The first session is an introduction to the Canvas and the need for a healthy business model. Session #2 will focus on the marketing side of the Canvas, including understanding your customers and market strategies. Session #3 will move into the operations side of the Canvas, including identifying your key resources and activities. Finally, the 4th session will dive into revenue and costs, including diversifying your revenue streams and streamlining costs. This series is open to anyone online, as well as in-person for Bibb County residents. Content will be valuable for idea-stage businesses as well as seasoned business owners.

Address:
183 SW Davidson Dr A
Centreville, AL 35042

Contact:
Michelle Giddens
mcg0046@auburn.edu
(205) 926-4310

Register Online

FREE Urban Extension, Bibb County, Statewide

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

FSCP – Feral Swine Damage Management Training

Enterprise State Community College, 600 Plaza Drive Enterprise AL, 36330

AGENDA
1. Top 10 Mistakes in Pig Control
2. Top 10 Must-Do’s for Pig Control
3. Updates on Soil and Water Conservation Committee’s
Feral Swine Control Program
4. Update on USDA Wildlife Services Efforts to Control Pigs
5. Equipment Demonstrations

Address:
Enterprise State Community College
600 Plaza Drive
Enterprise, AL 36330

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

FREE Farming, Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Urban Extension, Barbour County, Bullock County, Coffee County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Dale County, Geneva County, Henry County, Houston County, Pike County

Alabama Master Naturalist – “Mammalogy” Webinar

Online

Relaunching of the Alabama Master Naturalist Program. These webinars are free to attend and are meant to generate public interest in pursuing a certification as an Alabama Master Naturalist. The topic of this talk is Mammalogy.

Contact:
Wesley Anderson
wma0016@aces.edu
(334) 750-9458

Register Online

FREE Farming, Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Urban Extension, Autauga County, Baldwin County, Barbour County, Bibb County, Blount County, Bullock County, Butler County, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Cherokee County Chilton County, Choctaw County, Clarke County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Coffee County, Colbert County, Conecuh County, Coosa County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Cullman County, Dale County, Dallas County, DeKalb County, Elmore County, Escambia County, Etowah County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Geneva County, Greene County, Hale County, Henry County, Houston County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Lee County, Limestone County, Lowndes County, Macon County, Madison County, Marengo County, Marion County, Marshall County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Online, Perry County, Pickens County, Pike County, Randolph County, Russell County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Sumter County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County, Tuscaloosa County, Walker County, Washington County, Wilcox County, Winston County

Alabama Master Naturalist – “Mammalogy” Webinar

Online

Relaunching of the Alabama Master Naturalist Program. These webinars are free to attend and are meant to generate public interest in pursuing a certification as an Alabama Master Naturalist. The topic of this talk is Mammalogy.

Contact:
Wesley Anderson
wma0016@aces.edu
(334) 750-9458

Register Online

FREE Farming, Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Urban Extension, Autauga County, Baldwin County, Barbour County, Bibb County, Blount County, Bullock County, Butler County, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Cherokee County Chilton County, Choctaw County, Clarke County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Coffee County, Colbert County, Conecuh County, Coosa County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Cullman County, Dale County, Dallas County, DeKalb County, Elmore County, Escambia County, Etowah County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Geneva County, Greene County, Hale County, Henry County, Houston County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Lee County, Limestone County, Lowndes County, Macon County, Madison County, Marengo County, Marion County, Marshall County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Online, Perry County, Pickens County, Pike County, Randolph County, Russell County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Sumter County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County, Tuscaloosa County, Walker County, Washington County, Wilcox County, Winston County

Filing for Success

Online

Do you have a business idea or current business that you are ready to formally set-up with all the necessary filings, registrations and licenses? Join this 4-part series for an extensive overview of everything Alabama business owners need to know to form their business. Session 1: Understanding local, state, county and federal requirements and entities. Session 2: How to Form an LLC in AL. Session 3: Business Banking and Insurance. Session 4: How to get a tax ID with the IRS, set up an AL tax account and other tax requirements to know.

Contact:
Haley Burns
hjb0028@aces.edu
(256) 836-0917

Register Online

FREE Urban Extension, Online, Statewide

Thursday, December 9, 2021

Macon County Open House

207 North Main Street, 207 North Main Street Tuskegee AL, 36083

Alabama Extension will host an Open House event for Macon County. Please stop by and meet the agents and staff with Extension who are here to serve you and your communities. This event is open to the public and we encourage everyone to attend. Enjoy learning about all of the program opportunities that can be provided at farms, schools, churches, senior centers, and many other places throughout Macon County. Please RSVP to allow for proper preparation of materials and food.

Address:
207 North Main Street
Tuskegee, AL 36083

Contact:
Janice E Hall
jehall@aces.edu
(334) 727-0340

FREE Food Safety, Urban Extension, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Coosa County, Lee County, Macon County, Randolph County, Russell County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County

Backyard Pecan Workshop

First Free Will Baptist Church, 176 2nd Ave NW Vernon AL, 35592

Pecans are a popular, sometimes challenging, crop to grow in Alabama. Fortunately, with a bit of knowledge and effort, it’s possible to produce quality pecans. This program will help homeowners learn how to rejuvenate their trees and properly manage their orchards to promote greater yields. Regional Extension Agent, Lucy Edwards, will discuss: variety selection, planting and care, and pecan pest management. Regional Extension Agent, Susan Hill, will give us tips for storing and using pecans in the kitchen.

Address:
First Free Will Baptist Church
176 2nd Ave NW
Vernon, AL 35592

Contact:
Jerry Smith
jms0172@aces.edu
(205) 695-7139

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Fayette County, Lamar County, Marion County, Walker County, Winston County

Friday, December 10, 2021

Henry County Professional Logging Manager (PLM) Seminar

Wiregrass Research and Extension Center, 167 East Alabama Highway 134 Dothan AL, 36345

This 5-hour workshop will provide a variety of natural resource management topics that will benefit professionals and landowners in Alabama. Topics include: Overview of Carbon Markets, Timber Harvest Strategies for Wildlife, Forestry Best Management Practices, Forestry Management & Resource Conservation and Forestry First Aid. There are 5 hours of continuing education offered for AL Professional Logging Managers.

Address:
Wiregrass Research and Extension Center
167 East Alabama Highway 134
Dothan, AL 36345

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

$65 Farming, Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Urban Extension, Barbour County, Bullock County, Coffee County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Dale County, Geneva County, Henry County, Houston County, Pike County

Eco Friendly Fridays

Online

Join us for training sessions on traditional conservation topics as well as new and emerging issues in environmental education. This free virtual webinar series offers effective best management practices aimed at safeguarding human, animal & environmental health, and practical solutions to help reduce your ecological footprint. Whether you are an educator, an environmental professional, or a nature-lover, tune in to discover how you can become a better steward of the environment and its precious resources. Registration is required.
Sessions Include:
• Sept. 24 – Disaster Preparedness
• Oct 8 – Proper Veterinary Medicine Disposal, Dr. W. Sander, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
• Nov 12 – Climate Change, Dr. C. Mitra, Auburn University
• Dec 10 – Electronic Waste in the Home and Environment, A. Shabel, Urban Regional Extension Agent

Contact:
Mary Dixon
mmd0066@aces.edu
(251) 574-8445

Register Online

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Home & Family, Livestock, Online, Statewide

Saturday, December 11, 2021