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  • 04/30 - Southeastern Trail Conference
    Apr 30, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center, Belle Mina, AL
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  • 05/04 - Small-Scale Poultry Workshop
    May 04, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    To be announced
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  • 05/11 - ESPA (Extension Support Personnel Association) Conference
    May 11, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Auburn University
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  • 05/12 - Alabama Malting Barley Tour
    May 12, 10:00 AM
    149 ALFA Building
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  • 05/12 - ESPA (Extension Support Personnel Association) Conference
    May 12, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Auburn University
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  • 05/12 - Alabama Malting Barley Production Meeting
    May 12, 12:30 PM
    149 ALFA Building, Auburn University, AL
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  • 05/13 - ESPA (Extension Support Personnel Association) Conference
    May 13, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Auburn University
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  • 05/14 - Learn Biosecurity & Farm Waste Management Strategies
    May 14, 8:00 AM
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  • 05/17 - Alabama Private Training Course in Region 2
    May 17, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    111 Grand Avenue SW., Fort Payne AL 35967
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  • 05/17 - First Aid for Small Ruminants
    May 17, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Sand Mountain Research & Extension Center 13112 AL Hwy. 68 Crossville, AL
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Carpenter Bees Buzzing and Bothering

AUBURN, Ala.–Warmer weather means carpenter bees are out and about. An Alabama Extension entomologist says these bees generally will not sting you, but they can... more

Managing for 100+ Bushel Per Acre Soybeans

Alabama soybean farmers interested in achieving higher yields, especially those striving for 100+ bushels per acre yields, may want to consider Early System Soybean Production... more

Scout Alabama Corn for Early Season Damage from Insect Pests

All too often we find corn that has already been damaged by early season insect pests … Insecticide seed treatments help... more

Don’t Forget to Read Your Pesticide Label!

Planting is underway this time of year and Burndown as well as preemergence herbicides should be applied in order to give your crop a weed-free start... more

Watch for Armyworm this Spring on Corn, Small Grains, and Grass Forages in Alabama

Entomologists can usually predict outbreaks of armyworm, Mythimna unipuncta, in Alabama … That is because cool, wet springs favor the growth of... more

Early Season Insect Management in Cotton and Soybeans

Thrips are a key pest of seedling cotton … Seedling soybean is vulnerable to three-cornered alfalfa hopper (3CAH... more

Companion Planting Can Help with Pest Control

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … It is just about that time- time to plant the summer garden... more

Friday Forestry Flash Back – April 1, 2016

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … Community Forestry;#Forestry Articles;#Water Resources;#Geospatial;#Water Conservation & Rainwater Collection;#Wildlife Articles... more

The Feather Atlas

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … Community Forestry;#Forestry Articles;#Wildlife Articles … Remember,... more

Native Beauties!

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … Q. I am looking to add some native plants to a... more

Meet the staff & directions
7:45-12:00 12:30-4:15

Lori Wheeler
County Extension Coordinator
Office Address:
500 Grand Ave. SW., Suite 300
Fort Payne, AL 35967-1716
Mailing Address:
500 Grand Ave. SW, Suite 300
Fort Payne, AL 35967-1716
Phone: (256) 845-8595
Fax: (256) 845-8596