Upcoming Events



Wild Pig Seminar


Dealing with wild pig damage on your farm or hunting land? Wondering about the best control tactics for this destructive, invasive species? Join us for this FREE seminar to learn about the best management practices for your property!

Topics Include:

  • Wild Pig History, Biology and Ecology
  • Wild Pig Management Techniques
  • Trapping Demonstrations

June 14th, 2018, 5:30P.M. to 8:00P.M in Clayton, Alabama (Dinner Provided).

Dinner at the Dime Store followed by presentation in the parking lot on Reed Avenue, Clayton, AL (Behind the Police Station).

To register, please RSVP by June 11 to the Barbour County Extension Office (334-687-5688).   Seating is limited!

 

Fact or Fiction? The Truth Behind GMOs and other myths

Fact or Fiction?

 GMO, Genetically Engineered, Bio Technology-What Does it All Mean?

Come join Alabama Extension professionals, researchers, and specialists from Auburn University and Alabama A&M University as we uncover the truth with non-biased & research based information.

Monday, May 14th at 6 p.m. Open to the public- Admission is free! Heavy hors d’oeuvres provided.

ØRegistration

ØWelcome and Introductions (Neil Kelly, Regional Extension Agent, Commercial Horticulture)

ØWhat is in the Meat We Eat?” (Lisa Kriese-Anderson, PhD, Extension Specialist, Associate Professor Animal Sciences Auburn University & Alex Tigue, M.S. Meat Science, Regional Extension Agent Animal Science and Forages)

Ø“Genetically Modified Organisms in Poultry Raised for Meat or Eggs” (Joseph Hess, PhD, Extension Specialist, Professor Poultry Science Auburn University)

Ø“Urban Legends- Plant GMO Mysteries and Myths” (Rudy Pacumbaba, PhD, Extension Specialist Horticulture, Alabama A&M University)

ØQuestions- Panel Discussion

Please pre-register by May 11th. For more information or to register, contact Allie Corcoran at the Barbour County Extension office to register at (334) 687-5688.

Location: Barbour County Extension Office –

525 School Street, Eufaula, AL 36027

Private Applicator Training

Training Scheduled for March 27

What is a private applicator? A private applicator uses or supervises the use of any restricted use pesticide for producing any agricultural commodity on property owned or rented or on the property of another person if applied without compensation. Who needs a private applicator permit?
• farmers
• nursery owners
• pond owners
• forested land owners
Next available training in Barbour County 1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M., March 27, 2018 at the Barbour County Extension Office, 525 School Street, Eufaula, AL. There is a $20.00 fee for the class (check made payable to Barbour County Extension Office) not including $25.00 licensing fee (Check made payable to Alabama Dept. of Ag and Industries). If you would like to register for this class please call our office at (334)-687-5688 by 4:00 PM Friday, March 23. Call 334-687-5688 to register.

Farmers Market Marketing and Planning Workshop

Planning Workshop Scheduled

Get ready for the 2018 growing season. Learn to market your farm with tips from Alabama Extension,bthe Farmers Market Authority, and USDA SNAP.bFile to accept SNAP vouchers for 2018 by bringing your Social Security card and another form of identification. All participants signed up through a local Extension office will receive a promotional item to take to market.
Topics include:
FARMERS MARKETS
MARKET DISPLAYS
SOCIAL MEDIA
FOOD SAFETY
BUSINESS MARKETING
Meeting is in conjunction with the Farmers Market Planning Meeting for Barbour County Farmers Markets.Thursday, March 22, 4 p.m.–8:30 p.m. with dinner included. To register, call Barbour County Extension Office, (334) 687-5688 or email corcoja@aces.edu, 525 School Street, Eufaula, AL 36027.

All participants will receive a promotional item to take to market.

Meal served but registration required:
phone: (334) 687-5688
email: corcoja@aces.edu