U.S. Rep. Martha Roby met Alabama Extension and Auburn University scientists at the Wiregrass Research and Extension Center in Headland Aug. 15.
Timber Tax workshop will be held in Barbour County September 14. Click link above for more details.
Thanks to recent rains, fire ant mounds are popping up across state.What appear to be new mounds have been around for probably several months.
Are you ready for tropical storms & hurricanes? Take time now to stock the basics–so that you and your family are prepared.
Alabama’s peach producers are harvesting only 10 to 30 percent of their normal crop. A combination of three events have stressed peach crops across Alabama.
Producers from all areas of Alabama have had planting or harvesting delays and are now making management decisions based on excessive rainfall.
With continued rains and several weeks of intense moisture, producers should be scouting fields weekly in search of corn diseases.
Weed Management in Lakes and Ponds Seminar, July 26
Bring a pond weed to be identified or water samples to be tested. Extension Specialist and Wildlife REA will be available to answer any questions relating to ponds, wildlife, and natural resources.
Ceremony to Celebrate the rebirth of the Playground of Dreams
Please share the exciting news of the grand opening ceremony of the Playground of Dreams. Here’s a brief schedule:
10:00- Play and welcome
10:30- Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
11:00- Lunch served until all food is gone (hamburgers, water, chips, watermelon)
2:00- Wrap Up
Everyone is welcome to spend the day or just show for the ceremony. If you know anyone who had a part in the construction of the original playground please invite them to attend.
Special thanks to Walmart, Medical Center Barbour, Chamber of Commerce, and Alabama Power for donating lunch items.
Barbour County Needs Assessment
Barbour County Extension Office would like to invite our friends to take a short survey. This survey will help us determine the needs of our county and help us develop programs to address those needs. Please take a few minutes to fill out this survey. Thank you very much. Link to the survey can be found here: Survey
Our Annual Grassroots meeting will be held July 17, 11:00 a.m. at the Barbour County Extension Office, 525 School Street, Eufaula, AL. Please call to register 334-687-5688.