Upcoming Events

Home Brew & Hops Workshop & Tour

2018 Home Brew Hops

Home Brew & Hops Workshop & Tour

April 17, 2018

1:00-6:00 p.m.

Gulf Coast Regional Research & Extension Center

8300 AL Hwy 104, Fairhope, AL

The cost for this workshop is $15. Snacks and a lite dinner will be served. Mail your check to the Baldwin County Extension Office, 302A Byrne Street, Bay Minette, AL  36507.

Topics include:

  • Equipment & Supplies
  • Challenges of Growing Hops in Alabama
  • How to Make Your Own Home Brewed Beer

For more information, call the Baldwin County Extension Office at 251-937-7176.

Alabama 4-H Chick Chain

2018 Chick Chain Information

2018 Chick Chain Registration Form


The 4-H Chick Chain Project teaches young people recommended management practices for growing and raising chickens.

 This project is for youth 9-18 years old. You will receive ten baby chicks the week of May 20th. You will show and sell two of the chicks at the Chick Chain Show and Auction in October. You will get to keep the remaining eight chicks at the conclusion of the show..

Mandatory Meeting

Choose one to attend

April 10, 6:00 pm                                                                               April 12, 6:00 pm

Gulf Coast Regional Research & Ext. Center                                     Baldwin County Extension Office

8300 Hwy 104                                                                                     302-A Byrne Street

Fairhope, AL 36507                                                                            Bay Minette, AL  36507


The registration fee is $30.   The fee and registration form must be received at the Extension Office no later than April 13. Call the Baldwin County Extension Office for more information at 251-937-7176.

Sarah Butterworth



(334) 703-6777


Toxic Plants of Concern for Equine Owners

Toxic Plants of Concern for Equine Owners-Flyer 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

5:30 p.m.

Farmer’s Federation Building (Behind Alfa)

21332 Hwy 59

Robertsdale, AL  36567

Guest Speaker: Dr. Lew Strickland, University of Tennessee

The meeting is FREE. Dinner will be provided and is sponsored by Boehringer Ingleheim.

To register, call the Baldwin County Extension Office at 251-937-7176 or email Kelly Palmer at ridleka@auburn.edu.


ISA Certified Arborist Preparatory Workshop

Arborist Review 2018

Pre-registration Fillable Form.ISA Certified Arborist Preparatory Workshop

ISA Certified Arborist Preparatory Workshop:

An Introduction to the Science and Profession of Arboriculture

 Gulf Coast Research and Extension Center

8300 State Hwy 104, Fairhope, AL 36532

April 19-20, 2018

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:

ISA International Society of Arboriculture


 ISA and CFE Points Available

Workshop Agenda

Day 1

8:00 AM                                Registration

8:30 – 9:00 AM                   Knowledge Evaluation

9:00 – 9:45 AM                  Tree Biology – Jack

9:45 – 10:30 AM                Tree Identification – Jack

10:30 – 10:45 AM             Break

10:45 – 12:00 PM              Soil Science & Water Mgmt. & Nutrition (Ch. 3, 4,5) -Beau

12:00 – 12:30 PM              Lunch

12:30 – 1:45PM                 Tree Selection, Installation, Establishment (Ch. 6 & 7)-TBA

1:45 – 2:30 PM                   Pruning (Chapter 8) – Peter

2:30 – 3:15                          Tree Support and Lightning Systems (Chapter 9) – Chris

3:15 – 4:00 PM                   Diagnosis and Plant Disorders (Chapters 10) – Billy

4:00 – 4:45 PM                   Plant Health Care (Chapter 11) -TBA


Day 2

8:00 – 9:00 AM                  Tree Risk Assessment (Chapters 12) – Beau

9:00 – 10:00 AM                Trees and Construction (Chapter 13) – Beau

10:00 – 10:15 AM             Break

10:15 – 11:15 AM             Urban Forestry (Chapter 14) – Rowe

11:15 – 12:15 PM              Tree Worker Safety (Chapter 15) – Calley

12:15 – 12:45 PM              Lunch

12:45 – 1:45 PM                Climbing & Working in Trees (Chapter 16) – Calley

1:45 – 2:30 PM                   Post-Program Evaluation

2:30 PM                                Adjourn


All domains taught by Certified Arborists.




Infectious Diseases of Concern for Equine Owners

Infectious Disease Flyer 2018

Alabama Cooperative Extension System & Clemson Cooperative Extension

invite you to join our guest instructor:

Dr. Soren Rodning

Auburn University Associate Professor & Extension Veterinarian

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Farmer’s Federation Building (Behind ALFA)

21332 Hwy 59, Robertsdale, AL  36567

Please RSVP by Friday, March 2, 2018 by calling the

Baldwin County Extension Office, 251-937-7176 or ridleka@auburn.edu

This meeting is FREE, dinner will be provided & sponsored by:

Boehringer Ingelheim

(see flyer above for more details)

Auxin Herbicide-Best Management Practices

ANR-2376 AuxinHerbicides_2018

Auxin Herbicide

Best Management Practices

Locations Near Baldwin County listed below

Lunch or dinner may be provided at each location.

To register, go to www.aces.eeu/go/707. Cost is $15

See flyer above for more details

February 19

9:00 a.m.

Grace Fellowship Church, 1412 E. Nashville Ave., Atmore, AL  36501

March 7

11:00 a.m.

Gulf Coast Research & Extension Center, 8300 State Hwy 104, Fairhope, AL  36532

March 8

9:00 a.m.

Mobile County Extension Office, Jon Archer Ag Center, 1070 Schillinger Rd. N., Mobile, AL  36608

Herbicides & Natural Resource Management Training

Herbicides and Natural Resource Mgmt Weeks Bay 2


Location: Weeks Bay Reserve Auditorium

11300 US Highway 98, Fairhope, AL between Fairhope and Foley, west of the bridge over Fish River

8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Register: Fee $30-Registration Form in attachment above.

Payment by check, payable to ACES, 302A Byrne Street, Bay Minette, AL  36507

Questions: Baldwin County Extension Office-251-937-7176

Email: Beau Brodbeck at brodbam@auburn.edu