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Credit Card Spending at Christmas

Auburn, Alabama — Experts predict that this Christmas season consumers will spend more money that ever using the internet as a shopping tool. Last season... 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

4-H ‘Pig Squeal’ Teaching Youth Importance of Safe Consumer Food Production

Twenty-two youth in Cherokee and Etowah counties are about to begin a unique project to teach them about producing safe food products by means of... more

4-H Youth Learning Full Production Agriculture with Market Hog Project

4-H youth in two north Alabama counties are learning about full production agriculture with the help of hogs, hands-on experience and a good bit of... more

State Champs Ready for National Archery Championship

A group of Alabama 4-H youth from several counties in Northeast Alabama are preparing themselves for the national showcase after winning the state archery championship... more

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

Amy Burgess
County Extension Coordinator II
Etowah County Annex Building
3200A West Meighan Boulevard
Gadsden, AL 35904
Phone: (256) 547-7936
Fax: (256) 543-9348