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  • 09/03 - ServSafe - Marshall County
    Sep 03, 10:00 AM
    Marshall COunty Health Dept., 150 Judy SMith Dr, Guntersville
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  • 09/15 - Servsafe - Cullman
    Sep 15, 8:00 AM
    Cullman County Extension Cullman 402 Arnold St
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  • 09/15 - Soil Focus Series
    Sep 15, 6:30 PM
    1333 Blount Ave Guntersville, AL 35976
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  • 09/17 - Specialty Fruit Class
    Sep 17, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    1742 Tally Ho Street, Cullman Al 35055
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  • 09/22 - Servsafe - Cullman
    Sep 22, 8:00 AM
    Cullman County Extension Cullman 402 Arnold St
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  • 09/24 - Cottage Food Law Certification Class
    Sep 24, 4:00 PM
    Ashville United Methodist Church 292 7th Ave Ashville, AL 35953
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  • 10/01 - Servsafe - St Clair County
    Oct 01, 9:00 AM
    St Clair County Extension Office in Pell City in the Courthouse
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The Buzz on Backyard Beekeeping

AUBURN, Ala. — Backyard beekeeping has caught the attention of homeowners and gardeners across the United States, following in the wake of the Green Revolution... more

​Fall Vegetable Gardening

Q:  My summer vegetable garden has finally bit the dust (no pun intended), but I am just not quite ready to put the garden tools... more

Find a Deer Fawn?

A doe spends very little time with her fawn the first weeks after its birth to minimize the chance that predators will find it by... more

​Dealing with a Dry Spell

Q. We've had some super hot and dry weather this summer. We get an occasional hit and miss shower, but some of my plants still look... more

Electric Air!

​I love this time of year. There’s an electric quality to the … air and the feeling of new... more

Help with Student Loan Debt

​To ensure that Americans can afford their … student loan payments, the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act gives... more

Emergencies are Inconvenient

are never convenient; most often they seem to occur at the most inopportune … times. For example, early one morning... more

Humid + Muggy = Humugity

Every time I've stepped outdoors the last few days, I imagined that I stepped into a room in which someone was pouring water on hot rocks. It's hot, steamy,... more

​Beware of Boxwood Blight

Q.  I read about a new disease affecting boxwoods.  I have quite a few boxwoods in my landscape, and I am a little worried.  What is... more

Check Bermudagrass Forage for the Bermudagrass Stem Maggot, July 24, 2015

Damage from bermudagrass stem maggot was reported from Franklin and Cherokee Counties this week.  Damage had previously been reported from Talladega, Marshall, Shelby, Chilton, Chambers,... more

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

Dan Porch
County Extension Coordinator
Frank J. Green Building
415 Fifth Avenue East, Suite A
Oneonta, AL 35121
Phone: (205) 274-2129
Fax: (205) 274-7018