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  • 09/08 - 2017 Women In Ag Program
    Sep 08, 8:30 AM
    9494 Experimental Loop Madison, AL 35756
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  • 09/09 - 2017 Women In Ag Program
    Sep 09, 8:30 AM
    9494 Experimental Loop Madison, AL 35756
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  • 09/12 - September 2017 Agronomic Crops Webinar
    Sep 12, 9:00 AM
    online webinar at:https://auburn.zoom.us/j/550786196
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  • 09/16 - Auburn Ag Roundup & 4-H Football Day
    Sep 16, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Auburn, AL
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  • 09/16 - Founders' Day Photo Contest
    Sep 16, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Red Bay City Hall; Red Bay, Alabama
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  • 09/16 - Founders Day Fried Pie Contest
    Sep 16, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Bay Tree Park (gazebo)
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  • 09/19 - QuickBooks for Farmers
    Sep 19, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Franklin Co Extension Office, Courthouse Basement, Room 1, 410 N Jackson Ave, Russellville, AL 35653
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  • 09/21 - Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference
    Sep 21, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Crossville, TN
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  • 09/21 - QuickBooks for Farmers
    Sep 21, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Franklin Co Extension Office, Courthouse Basement, Room 1, 410 N Jackson Ave, Russellville, AL 35653
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  • 09/22 - Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference
    Sep 22, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Crossville, TN
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Cullman County Extension Office Debuts New Food Trailer

The Cullman County Extension Office recently purchased a food trailer that it is using for various purposes. “Food trucks and trailers can be found all across... more

Getting A Grip On Wild Pigs

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … There are two groups of landowners in Alabama….those who have wild pigs,... more

Cool-Season Wildlife Plots

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … If you would like to improve the overall health of your wildlife,... more

Charcoal rot: A hidden threat to soybean yield

The persistent hot weather in many areas of the country this growing season may be conducive to the development of charcoal rot disease in soybean... more

Dicamba Tolerant Crops: Let’s Continue to Stay On-Target

If you have been reading farm magazines, webblogs, or even the newspaper, chances are that you have heard about dicamba (Engenia, Xtendimax or Fexapan)... more

Options for plant bug and stink bug control in cotton

A concern of many cotton farmers now is plant bugs especially if their cotton is near a corn field …... more

Sugarcane aphids present on Johnsongrass in Central Alabama

Yesterday I looked at some Johnsongrass in Millstead, Prattville, Autaugaville, and Marion Junction, AL. I found sugarcane aphids (Melanaphis sacchari) at one third of... more

Tropical Soda Apple (Solanum viarum) Identification and Control

Tropical soda apple (TSA) was nearly eradicated across the state during a recent federally funded eradication program … Tropical... more

Cotton PGR management in high rainfall

The 2017 growing season is thus far a decidedly wet one … Rainfall throughout the state was a welcome... more

EPA approves Section 18 exemption for control of sugarcane aphid on sweet sorghum

On June 12, the EPA granted an exemption for the use of flupyradifurone (Sivanto Prime) insecticide for use on Alabama sweet sorghum for the... more
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Katernia Cole
County Extension Coordinator
Office Address:
410 North Jackson Avenue
Courthouse Basement, Room 1
Russellville, AL 35653
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 820
Russellville, AL 35653
Phone: (256) 332-8880