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  • 12/09 - Diabetes Empowerment Education Program
    Dec 09, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Frank J. Green Building, 415 Fifth Avenue East, Suite A, Oneonta, AL 35121
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  • 12/09 - Rainwater Harvesting for the Homeowner Workshop
    Dec 09, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    St. Clair Farmers Federation Auditorium, Ashville, AL
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    Dec 12, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    AU University Hotel
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    Dec 13, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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    Dec 16, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Frank J. Green Building, 415 Fifth Avenue East, Suite A, Oneonta, AL 35121
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Farm Diversification Spreads Risk

AUBURN, Ala.— Farm diversification is an important farm management practice producers use to maximize profits and reduce risks. What is Farm Diversification? Diversification is “the... more

Free Aquaculture 101 Workshop for Teachers

Auburn University and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) in conjunction with Gadsden State Community College and the Alabama-Mississippi Sea Grant will be offering a... more

Tax Implications of Selling Cattle During Times of Drought

Two related documents AgEconTI- Tax Implications of Drought sales.pdf​ Drought Sales of Livestock... more

Cotton –The Silver Lining in This Year’s Drought

Calhoun County cotton farmer Woody Cheatwood was shocked at how good his cotton yields were this year with the prolonged drought in north Alabama... more

Corn: Man's Best Crop

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … "The History of Corn" probably sounds like a topic too esoteric to... more

Alabama 4-H Awarded Prestigious MacArthur Foundation Grant for Robotics Digital Badges

A group of 4-H educators from across the United States with leadership from Alabama Cooperative Extension System Specialist Dr. Tony Cook won a prestigious grant... more

4-H Enrollment Has Begun; Youth Find Programs Diverse; Fun

The beginning of the school year in Alabama also signals the start of the year for the state’s largest youth development organization – 4-H... more

Don't Let Water Be the Last Thing on Your Mind

Alabama averages 55 inches of rain per year … Unfortunately, there are times that we experience drought... more

So Many Leaves, So Little Time

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … By Bethany A. O’Rear Q. Autumn is my favorite time of year... more

Plinking on the Roof

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … By Andrew J. Baril It began a week or so ago... 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
Fax: (205) 274-7018