Upcoming Events

Wild Hog Management

Tired of hogs damaging your land?

Come learn about management options and techniques from the experts!

Location 1:

The Grounds

1035 Cody Road, Mobile

11:00 am (Lunch Provided)

Location 2:

Farmer’s Federation

21332 Hwy 59 South

Robertsdale, AL  36567

6:00 pm (Dinner Provided)

Register by 11/27. Call: (251) 937-7176 or email: bannijc@aces.edu. Cost: FREE

Practical Ranch Management Workshop

PRMW Flyer 2018

October 11th, 9am – 3pm

Perdido River Farms

5570 Poarch Road, Atmore, AL

Register by October 8 by mailing a check for $20 made out to ACES to:

ACES/Practical Ranch Mgt., 302A Byrne Street, Bay Minette, AL  36507.

For more information, call the Baldwin County Extension Office at 251-937-7176 or email ridleka@auburn.edu.

Hands-on rotations focused on improving your cattle & pasture management techniques! Lunch provided.

This workshop includes: Weed ID/Control, Sprayer Calibration, Soil/Forage Sampling, Dehorning/Castration, Implants, Vaccinations, Identification Methods, Forage Insect Pests, and Grazing Management.

ISA Certified Arborist Preparatory Workshop

ISA Certified Arborist Preparatory Workshop:

An Introduction to the Science and Profession of Arboriculture


Alabama Forestry Commission

513 Madison Avenue, Montgomery, AL  36104

October 25-26, 2018

Arborist Review 2018 Agenda.Montgomery

Arborist Review 2018.fillable registration form

Thinking about becoming an International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist or just need to review the basics? Interested in learning more about the field of arboriculture and the knowledge needed to become a Certified Arborist? If so, join Alabama Extension and the Alabama Urban Forestry Association for a two-day class reviewing the Arborists Certification Study Guide. This class will combine lectures with sample questions to better prepare and test the knowledge of attendees.

Target Audience: Arborists, Tree Workers, Landscapers, Landscape Architects, Land Managers & Developers, & Nursery Care Professionals.
For more information about ISA Certification go to: http://www.isa-arbor.com/Credentials/The-Power-of-Credentials

ISA and CFE Points Available

Questions call: Beau Brodbeck: 251.259.6507 or Jack Rowe: 251.589.5572

Beef Quality Assurance

Beef Quality Assurance

July 19th—9 am-2 pm

Frisco City Stockyard, 20 Houston Street, Frisco City, AL

Contact Kelly Palmer, ridleka@auburn.edu or call 261-937-7176 to register

Increasing consumer confidence in the beef industry. Hands-on training, come ready to get dirty!

Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) is a nationally coordinated, state implemented program that provides education and training for cattle producers about good animal husbandry and management. Topics covered include: recordkeeping methods, 7 quality checks, safe animal handling and hauling and proper administration of animal health products. After the training, a short exam will be given allowing producers to become BQA certified. Certificates are valid for 3 years.

This meeting is FREE. Lunch will be provided and is

sponsored by the Monroe County Cattleman’s Association.

Cotton Scouting Demonstration

Cotton Scouting Demonstration

Monroe County Gin

July 13, 2018

10:00 a.m.

Scouting for insects with Dr. Ron Smith, Entomologist.

Meet at Monroe County Gin and visit a nearby cotton field.

Lunch Provided.

RSVP: 251-937-7176

Kimberly Wilkins, Regional Extension Agent, wilkikj@auburn.edu


Bull Calf Evaluation & Marketing Workshops

Bull Calf Evaluation Workshop

For Purebred Producers and Bull Developers

PureBred Producers: Spend an afternoon learning hands-on techniques for evaluating bull calves and determining marketing avenues. Focus on structure, muscling and reproductive potential.

Friday, May 18, 2018

1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Southern Cattle Company, 347 S. Bay Springs Road, Dothan, AL

RSVP by 5/17-Rickey Hudson (3340693-2010, hudsorg@auburn.edu)


Saturday, June 30, 2018

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Hardy Farms, 2833 Jack Springs Road, Atmore, AL

RSVP by 6/22-Kelly Palmer (251-654-7149; ridleka@auburn.edu)



Pasture Pro-Equine Field Day

Pasture Pro Equine Field Day Flyer-Gulf Coast

Pasture Pro Registration Form-Gulf Coast.fillable form

“Making the grass greener on YOUR side of the fence”

June 16

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Gulf Coast Research & Extension Center

8300 Hwy 104

Fairhope, AL

All Hands-On…Come ready to get dirty!

$40/person. Lunch Provided. Pre-registration is REQUIRED and limited to the first 50 people! See Registration form above for more information.

Body Condition Scores, Nutrition, Weed ID/Control, Grazing Management, Soil Sampling, Fire Ant Control, Hay Quality/Testing & Sprayer Calibration.

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Alabama A&M University and Auburn University is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Everyone is welcome! © 2017 by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. All rights reserved.

Chainsaw Safety-Preparing for Hurricane Season

Chainsaw Safety2 Fairhope 2018

The Alabama Urban Forestry Association & the Alabama Cooperative Extension System invites you to attend a workshop on Chainsaw Safety. The goal of this workshop is to provide training on personal protective equipment, safe chainsaw operation and precision felling.

When: May 4, 2018

Where: Gulf Coast Research & Extension Center

8300 State Hwy 104

Fairhope, AL

Registration: $25

Online Registration available at http://ezregister.com/events/24618

You can also send  a check made payable to

AL Urban Forestry Association

along with a registration form

(Fillable Registration Form.Chainsaw Safety2 Fairhope 2018)


Attn: AUFA/Chainsaw Safety

Chainsaw Safety Workshop

8300 State Hwy 104

Fairhope, AL  36532


8:00-8:30 am                    Registration

8:30-11:00 am                   Indoor Session

11:00-12:00 pm                 Lunch (Not included)

12:00-3:00 pm                  Outdoor Demonstration


Questions contact: Beau Brodbeck, Alabama Cooperative Extension System

at 251-259-6507.

Instructor: Gary Ickes is a Qualified Chainsaw Safety Instructor by North American Training Solutions.