4-Her’s it’s that time again to register for the Midwinter Teen Leadership Retreat. The program is open to all senior level 4-H Club members age 14-18 years old. Registration opens Thursday, November 1st and closes Wednesday, January 9, 2019. Four ($65.00) scholarships will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information contact our office at 334-875-3200. Downloadable PDF 4-H Midwinter Retreat 2019
The November Diabetes Support Group meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 26, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. It will be held at the Dallas County Public Library, Vaughan Room, Selma, Alabama. “Holiday Cooking with Herbs and Spices” will be the topic for this month’s meeting. Ms. Alice Moore, Regional Extension Agent will be the presenter. The support group is open to all who are living with diabetes, caregivers, family, and friends. For more information and to register call the Dallas County Extension office at 334-875-3200. Downloadable PDF flyer Support Group Meeting -11-2018 (002).
Congratulations! You have just been elected as a 4-H Club officer and now you are wondering what your duties are? This handbook outlines the duties of each club officer. Downloadable PDF Handbook for 4-H Officer Handbook
Ever wondered about the 4-H club in Dallas County and what the students can participate in? The handbook will provide an overview of 4-H and some of the events students can participate in. Downloadable PDF copy of the Dallas County 4-H Club 2018-2019HandbookYL.
Would you like to supplement your income by baking and selling baked goods and other food treats?
The Alabama Cottage Food Law training is scheduled for Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. at the Central Alabama Farmer’s Co-op, 2519 US Hwy 80 W, Selma, Alabama. There is no cost to attend the course, but there is a $25 fee for the certification which is good for 5 years. To register and pay contact the Dallas County Extension Office, located at 429 Lauderdale Street, Selma or you can register and pay online at www.aces.edu/foodsafety. For more information contact the office at 334-875-3200.
The Dallas County Extension office received funding from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy to implement its new program Southwest Alabama Health Improvement Initiative. The funding allows our office to promote and encourage healthy communities by working with faith-based communities in the county. Parishioners will gain knowledge on healthy eating, nutrition, and physical activity. To learn more, an interest meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 4 at 5:00 at the Dallas County Extension Office. For more information and to register call our office at 334-875-3200. Downloadable PDF flyer of event Body and Soul Interest Meeting Flyer2018 (004).
On September 10, Alabama Extension launched a free Farming Basics online course. The course will cover the following topics:
- Farm Management and Marketing
- Pesticide Safety
- Food Safety
- Basic Crop Production
- Pest Management
There will be video presentations and additional resources to enhance the course content. The course will take about two hours to complete. There is a short quiz at the end of each chapter. Upon completion participants will receive a certificate. For more information contact the Dallas County Extension office at 334-875-3200, or Katie Nichols at 334-412-7328 or email email@example.com. The course can be found at https://aces.catalog.auburn.edu. See downloadable PDF of Event Flyer Farming Basics Online Course.
Join Alabama Extension professionals, researchers, and specialists from Auburn and Alabama A & M University on October 25, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at the Central Alabama Farmer’s Co-op, 2519 US Hwy 80 W, Selma, Alabama as they uncover the truth about GMOs and other food myths. For more information and to register please call 334-875-3200 or come by 429 Lauderdale Street, Selma, Alabama. The cost is $10 per person payable in cash or check. Dinner will be provided. See downloadable PDF flyer Food Myths Seminar Flyer
The September Diabetes Support Group meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 24, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. It will be held at the Dallas County Health Department, Community Room, 100 Samuel L. Moseley Drive, Selma, Alabama. “Conquering the Grocery Store/Understanding Food Label” will be the topic for this month’s meeting. Mrs. Callie N. Nelson, County Extension Coordinator will be the presenter. The support group is open to all who are living with diabetes, caregivers, family, and friends. For more information and to register call the Dallas County Extension office at 334-875-3200. Downloadable PDF flyer Diabetes Support Group .
Are you ready for some Auburn Tigers Football? Come and join 4-H at Auburn University for their homecoming game against Southern Mississippi on September 29, 2018. 4-H members and volunteers cost is $20 and all other guests including non-members, 4-H volunteers, and parents costs is $50. To register for this event, complete the attached PDF form and return it along with your payment to Mrs. Callie Nelson, County Extension Coordinator, P.O. Box 40, Selma, AL 36702. Make check payable to Dallas County 4-H. Space is limited to 40 students and 8 adults. Deadline to return form is Friday, September 14, 2018. Downloadable PDF event flyer 4H Football Day 2018 (002)