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  • 02/21 - ServSafe - Etowah COunty
    Feb 21, 9:00 AM
    3200A W MeighanBlvd
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  • 02/21 - Beginning Beekeeping Course
    Feb 21, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    *2/7/17 at 3120 Hwy 36 W, Hartselle, AL 35640; *all others at 1714 Tally Ho St. SW, Cullman AL 35055
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  • 02/23 - ServSafe - Etowah COunty
    Feb 23, 9:00 AM
    3200A W MeighanBlvd
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  • 02/23 - Farmer 201 - Small and Beginning Vegetable Farmer Series
    Feb 23, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    1742 Tally Ho St, Cullman, Al 35055
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  • 02/23 - Farmer 201: Vegetable Production Course
    Feb 23, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    North Alabama Agriplex,1714 Tally Ho Street SW, Cullman, AL 35055
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  • 02/24 - Use of soil moisture sensors for irrigation scheduling and Precision Ag
    Feb 24, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    E. V. Smith Research Center - Conference room Farm Services Unit (4725 County Road 40 Shorter, AL)
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  • 02/28 - Beginning Beekeeping Course
    Feb 28, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    *2/7/17 at 3120 Hwy 36 W, Hartselle, AL 35640; *all others at 1714 Tally Ho St. SW, Cullman AL 35055
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  • 03/02 - Post-Drought Weed Management & Weed Management for Bermudagrass Hayfields
    Mar 02, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    13112 Alabama Highway 68, Crossville, AL 35962
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  • 03/06 - ForestHer
    Mar 06, 8:00 AM
    Coffee County Extension Office - 1055 East McKinnon St, New Brockton, AL 36351
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  • 03/07 - ForestHer
    Mar 07, 8:00 AM
    Coffee County Extension Office - 1055 East McKinnon St, New Brockton, AL 36351
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Billboards Say Eat Better, Move More, Make a Change 

Auburn, Ala.— Eat Better. Move More. Make a Change. Three key messages featured across billboards in Alabama until March 2017. Alabama Extension’s Nutrition Education Program... more

Changes in Label for Prowl H2O on Forages

In the past, Prowl H2O was only labeled on dormant bermudagrass only … It now can be used on... more

New Agronomic Crops Webinars Available

New webinars are available from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System - Agronomic Crops Team … Please vist the... more

Auxin Herbicides Best Management Practices Training Mandatory for Applicators

Within the past week, labels for new auxin herbicide formulations were approved for the state of Alabama … The... more

Drought effects on Toxic Plants

Joyce Tredaway Ducar, Department of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences, Auburn … As Alabama continues with below average rainfall... more

Lawsuit filed over XtendiMax in 9th Circuit Court

A lawsuit was filed on January 20 by several activists groups including the Nation Family Farm Coalition, Center for Food Safety, Center for Biological Activity... more

CORN BURNDOWN OPTIONS

CORN BURNDOWN OPTIONSEddie McGriffAlabama Extension Regional Agent Horseweed, commonly called marestail, is the most troublesome weed at burndown for most farmers in north... more

Update on Screwworm Outbreak in Florida

In October 2016, screwworm infestations were discovered in Key deer from the National Key Deer Refuge on Big Pine Key, Florida... more

2017 Agronomic Crops Webinar Series Provides Timely Information for Alabama Farmers

The Agronomic Crops Team from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System is pleased to announce a series of monthly webinars for 2017... more

Drought Management: Steps to Coping with Winter Feed Needs

The drought of 2016-2017 continues to impact livestock producers across Alabama … The following information sheet provides some steps... more

Meet the staff & directions
8:00-12:00; 12:30-4:30

Dan Porch
County Extension Coordinator III
Frank J. Green Building
415 Fifth Avenue East, Suite A
Oneonta, AL 35121
Phone: (205) 274-2129