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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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  • 05/03 - Servsafe - Blount County
    May 03, 8:00 AM
    Blount County Extension Office - Oneonta
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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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  • 05/19 - Wildlife Damage Management Workshop
    May 19, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    Pell City Civic Center, 2801 Stemley Bridge Road, Pell City, AL 35128
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  • 05/25 - Lunch & Learn,
    May 25, 12:00 AM - 12:01 AM
    77 Justice Avenue, McClellan
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  • 06/01 - AACAAS 68th Annual Meeting & Professional Improvement Conference
    Jun 01, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Lake Guntersville State Park
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Producers Going Soilless to Grow Vegetables

  AUBURN, Ala. – How do your vegetables grow?  Increasingly, some produce is grown hydroponically. Commercial hydroponic production is not as common as livestock or row... 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
8:00-12:00; 12:30-4:30

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