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  • 07/31 - Camp Cane Creek
    Jul 31, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Cane Creek Community Garden, 77 Justice Avenue, Anniston AL 36205
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  • 08/03 - Calhoun County Staff Conference
    Aug 03, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    1702 Noble St., Suite 108, Anniston, AL
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  • 08/03 - Calhoun County 4-H Team Meeting
    Aug 03, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
    1702 Noble Street, Suite 108, Anniston, AL
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  • 08/03 - Nutrition Education Program
    Aug 03, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    1513 Noble Street Anniston, AL
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  • 08/04 - Intro to 4-H/4-H Innovators at Lewis Academy
    Aug 04, 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Coosa Valley Youth Services
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  • 08/04 - Caregivers Support Group-Put Living back into Your Life
    Aug 04, 11:00 AM
    2054 Sportsplex Blvd., Alexander City, AL
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  • 08/05 - Pressure Canning - Vegetable Soup
    Aug 05, 1:00 PM
    1702 Noble St.
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  • 08/08 - Introduction to Farm and Ranch Resources
    Aug 08, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Chitlon Research and Extension Center 120 CR 756 Clanton, AL 35045
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  • 08/10 - Ag Solutions Day
    Aug 10, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    Orange Beach Events Center- 4671 Wharf Parkway
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  • 08/10 - Calhoun County Staff Conference
    Aug 10, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    1702 Noble St., Suite 108, Anniston, AL
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Calhoun County News   RSS

Food Friday: Cookies

With an abundance of fresh vegetables and fruits in the summer time, it’s easy to forget about the tastier things in life! Cookies are a... 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

It is Time to Look for Fall Armyworms in Pastures and Hayfields

This week cattlemen and extension agents  reported finding damaging populations of fall armyworm in hayfields in 4 counties: Pike, Calhoun, Etowah, and Marshall.  It is best... more

Keep Scouting for Sugarcane Aphids, July 22, 2015

​Sugarcane aphid has been reported from all four corners of the state, and has exceeded the action threshold for treatment in most counties.  Farmers should continue... more

Watering Tips for Picky Veggies

​Boy has it been dry lately! With summer temps reaching well above 90 degrees and the rain being scattered, there are a lot of gardens... more

Basics of Backyard Livestock

Question:  I grew up in a rural farming community, and couldn’t wait to leave for the big city and bright lights! Now, many years older... more

Summer Thunderstorms: Lightning Safety

July 17 – The 2015 Barbasol Championship golf tournament is … taking place on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail... more

Managing Pigweed in Late Season Soybeans

Due to the amount of rainfall we have had this season, glyphosate-resistant pigweed has become a bigger problem than usual this season. Timely sprays were... more

Meet the staff & directions

David West
County Extension Coordinator
County Administration Building
1702 Noble Street, Suite 108
Anniston, AL 36201
Phone: (256) 237-1621
Fax: (256) 238-8630