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  • 02/23 - ServSafe - Etowah COunty
    Feb 23, 9:00 AM
    3200A W MeighanBlvd
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  • 02/24 - Use of soil moisture sensors for irrigation scheduling and Precision Ag
    Feb 24, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    E. V. Smith Research Center - Conference room Farm Services Unit (4725 County Road 40 Shorter, AL)
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  • 03/02 - Post-Drought Weed Management & Weed Management for Bermudagrass Hayfields
    Mar 02, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    13112 Alabama Highway 68, Crossville, AL 35962
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  • 03/06 - ForestHer
    Mar 06, 8:00 AM
    Coffee County Extension Office - 1055 East McKinnon St, New Brockton, AL 36351
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  • 03/07 - ForestHer
    Mar 07, 8:00 AM
    Coffee County Extension Office - 1055 East McKinnon St, New Brockton, AL 36351
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  • 03/08 - Farmers Market Training Series
    Mar 08, 9:00 AM
    500 Grand Ave. SW., Suite 300
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  • 03/09 - Produce Safety Alliance Growers Training
    Mar 09, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    402 Arnold St NE, Cullman, Al 35055
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  • 03/10 - Precision Ag. Sprayer Clinic
    Mar 10, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    E. V. Smith - Farm services unit (4725 County Road 40 - Shorter, AL)
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  • 03/11 - Alabama Water Watch Water Chemistry Monitoring Workshop
    Mar 11, 9:00 AM
    Etowah County Extension Office 3200-A West Meighan Blvd Gadsden, AL 35904
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  • 03/14 - Agronomic Crops Webinar
    Mar 14, 9:00 AM
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Extension Agent Cultivates Community at Senior Living Facility

DOTHAN, Ala.—A garden is a place for people of all ages to gather, share community and interact with one another. Regional Alabama Extension Agent Lucy... more

Alabama No-Till Corn Champ Looks Back on 2016 Crop

Alabama No-Till Corn Champ Nick McMichen and son MattAlabama No-Till Corn Champ Looks Back on 2016 CropEddie McGriffAlabama Extension Regional Agent Alabama farmer Nick McMichen... more


The Henderson clan of Mike Henderson along with son Chad Henderson and nephew Stuart Sanderson accomplished the feat on the heavy red north Alabama clay... more

Changes in Label for Prowl H2O on Forages

In the past, Prowl H2O was only labeled on dormant bermudagrass only … It now can be used on... more

New Agronomic Crops Webinars Available

New webinars are available from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System - Agronomic Crops Team … Please vist the... more

Auxin Herbicides Best Management Practices Training Mandatory for Applicators

Within the past week, labels for new auxin herbicide formulations were approved for the state of Alabama … The... more

Drought effects on Toxic Plants

Joyce Tredaway Ducar, Department of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences, Auburn … As Alabama continues with below average rainfall... more

Lawsuit filed over XtendiMax in 9th Circuit Court

A lawsuit was filed on January 20 by several activists groups including the Nation Family Farm Coalition, Center for Food Safety, Center for Biological Activity... more


CORN BURNDOWN OPTIONSEddie McGriffAlabama Extension Regional Agent Horseweed, commonly called marestail, is the most troublesome weed at burndown for most farmers in north... more

Update on Screwworm Outbreak in Florida

In October 2016, screwworm infestations were discovered in Key deer from the National Key Deer Refuge on Big Pine Key, Florida... 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