4-H ENROLLMENT IS NOW OPEN ONLINE!
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
2018 4H ENROLLMENT SHEET
. Youth must be ages 9-18 as of January 1, 2019 and have access to at least 1/2 acre land to plant. Registration fee is $30 and includes seeds and materials for an exclusion cage. Seeds will be Durana Clover, chicory, turnips, winter rye grass. Click the link below to register to do the 4-H Wildlife Habitat Project and see more details. Registration Packet – Fall 2018 ONLY
Stay in the know of 4-H happenings with the new 2018-19 4-H Calendar. Plan ahead for projects, meetings, and other important dates.
2018-19 4-H Clubs
School has started back and 4-H is gearing up and kicking off! Click on the link below to read our monthly newsletter and see how you and your children can become involved. All youth ages 9-19 as of January 1, 2018 can participate. If there is not a program at your child’s school, please become active in one of our many community clubs listed on page 4 of the newsletter. If you have any questions please call our office at 256-547-7936 and we will be glad to help!
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System operates as the primary outreach organization for the land-grant functions of Alabama A&M and Auburn Universities.
Source: Alabama 4-H | Alabama Cooperative Extension System – ACES.edu
Thursday, August 9th, 2018
8:30am to 3:00pm
Sand Mountain Research and Extension Center
- 8:30-8:45 Registration
- 8:45- 9:30 Mowing, aeration, topdressing, irrigation & drainage
- Proper mowing heights & frequency. Reasons to aerate, equipment to use. Proper topdressing materials and techniques. Irrigation design and schedules.
- 9:30- 10:30 Fertility, Overseeding and transition
- Overview of plant nutrition. Interpreting soil tests. How soil types impact fertilizer needs. Establishing ryegrass and overseed. Herbicides for transitioning out of ryegrass in the spring.
- 10:30- 12:15 Pest Management
- Major pests & control: Fire ants, armyworms, weeds, diseases.
- 12:45-3:00 Tour field
- Equipment, how to take a soil test, maintaining pitcher’s mounds, skinned areas, scouting a field for possible problems.
- Sprayer/Spreader Calibration
Please call the Extension Office by August 1, 2018 to RSVP 256-547-7936
10 recertification points for D&R, OTPC, and OTPS applied for acceptance.
Each year the Alabama Cooperative Extension System conducts a grassroots survey in which it asks anyone to give feedback on programming conducted by your local Extension Office. This feedback is critical in insuring that your needs are being met by the Extension Office.
Please take a minute and go to the following link and complete this important survey.
ACES 2018 GRASSROOTS NEEDS ASSESSMENT