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  • 08/30 - Sand Mountain Research and Extension Center - Field Day
    Aug 30, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    13112 AL Highway 68, Crossville, AL 35962
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  • 08/30 - ServSafe - Cherokee County
    Aug 30, 10:00 AM
    Cherokee County Health Dept, 833 Cedar Bluff Rd, Centre, AL
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  • 09/01 - ServSafe - Cherokee County
    Sep 01, 10:00 AM
    Cherokee County Health Dept, 833 Cedar Bluff Rd, Centre, AL
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  • 09/17 - Fall Fest 2016
    Sep 17, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Cane Creek Community Gardens, 77 Justice Ave, McClellan 36205
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  • 09/19 - ForestHer workshop
  • 09/19 - ForestHER- A workshop for women who love the land
    Sep 19, 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Riverwood Farms, 7851 County Road 35, Bremen, AL 35033
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  • 09/20 - ForestHer workshop
  • 09/20 - ForestHER- A workshop for women who love the land
    Sep 20, 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Riverwood Farms, 7851 County Road 35, Bremen, AL 35033
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  • 10/25 - ServSafe - Marshall County
    Oct 25, 10:00 AM
    Marshall COunty Health Dept, 150 Judy SMith Dr., Guntersville, al
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  • 10/26 - 2016 Pesticide Applicator University
    Oct 26, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Auburn Marriot Opelika Hotel and Conference Center - 3700 Robert Trent Jones Trail - Opelika Alabama
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Houseplants That Do Double Duty Clearing Out Pollutants In Indoor Air

AUBURN, Ala.- Indoor houseplants fill spaces in your home or office just as much as they fill a person’s need to be surrounded by foliage.  ... more

Considerations for Choosing an Insecticide to Control Fall Armyworms in Pastures and Hayfields

Now that we are in the third month of the 2016 outbreak of fall armyworms, it has been necessary to treat some fields more than... more

Soybean Insect Update

I have found several fields with treatable levels of soybean loopers (foliage feeders) which coincide with the high level of moths that have been trapped... more

OBSERVATIONS FROM THE CORN FIELD

SHREDDED CORN LEAVES FROM IRRIGATION SPRINKERS I have been getting several questions from growers concerning their observations in corn …... more

Observations from the Soybean Field

Yellow-Striped Armyworm munching on soybeans unaware that it is about to meet its doom from Tachinid fly larvae …... more

Dam & Drain Maintenance is YOUR Responsibility

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … Winter offers a great time to inspect and maintain your pond dam and... more

SUBSURFACE DRIP IRRIGATION PAYS HUGE DIVIDENDS

SUBSURFACE DRIP IRRIGATION PAYS HUGE DIVIDENDS MEETINGS ON AUGUST 23 AND 24 Cherokee County farmer Nick McMichen looks over his subsurface drip irrigation cotton... more

Managing Chinese Privet

Chinese Privet has become so numerous and naturalized throughout Alabama that many folks no longer see it as the non-native, invasive plant that it is... more

Tax Implications of Selling Cattle During Times of Drought

AgEconTI- Tax Implications of Drought sales.pdfhttps://sites.aces.edu/group/timelyinfo/Lists/Posts/ViewPost.aspx?ID=826... more

Managing Sun Scald on Garden Veggies

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … With hot, dry days comes many problems for many home gardeners across... 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