Upcoming Events

“Learn on your own Turf” to begin January 2019!


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Presented by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System- Etowah County Office..”We bring the learning to you!”

The Etowah County Extension Office would like to bring on site learning opportunities to local businesses and companies while employees eat lunch or are on breaks.   “Learn on your own Turf” is an informal way for you to receive up to date information on topics that concern you while also being able to ask questions of local Extension staff.  Topics include, but are not limited to:  gardening topics, estate planning basics, healthier lifestyles, nutrition, food safety, fly fishing, forestry, 4-H parent orientation, Beef 101, Swine 101, General animal nutrition, poultry 101, pond upkeep, grass and forages, and many more.  Workshops are free.  If interested in Extension programming coming to your workplace, please have your HR department representative to contact the Etowah Extension Office at 256.547.7936 to get on the calendar.

Welcome to 4-H Parent Packet

Welcome to 4-H! We have all the information you need as a parent to understand what 4-H is, what our mission is and how you can be involved as a parent all compiled in this document. Your child’s success in 4-H isn’t possible with your help and guidance. We welcome your involvement as well. If you feel led to become involved as a parent volunteer please contact our office at 256-547-7936. All is welcome!

Parents Packet 2018-2019

4-H October Newsletter

Always stay current with 4-H news and events with our monthly newsletter. You will find contest rules for the monthly projects, information on various clubs and meetings as well as the upcoming Pig Squeal project. Also sign up to receive text message reminders via REMIND. Text @etowahco4h to 81010 and get the latest reminders as they are sent out.

Click this link to read this month’s newsletter  October



4-H is open to all youth ages 9 to 18 as of January 1, 2019. It is mandatory for you to register your child online at www.alabama4h.com. Once you set up your child’s 4-H profile, you will use this site to register for many 4-H events such as Summer Camp, 4-H Football Day, Competitive Event Days, and more. The monthly newsletter is uploaded to this site as well.

Please look at the attached sheet and see other ways you can keep up with 4-H events and news. Page 2 has a calendar of September events. We look forward to having your child in 4-H. If we can help you in any way please contact our office at 256-547-7936