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  • 04/28 - Raised Bed Garden Workshop
    Apr 28, 9:00 AM
    Geneva County Extension Office 2765 East State Hwy. 52, Hartford, AL
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  • 04/28 - ServSafe Training
    Apr 28, 10:00 AM
    Geneva County Farm Center; 2765 East State Hwy 52 in Hartford
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  • 04/29 - ACES Drug Take Back Box Dedication for Dothan Police Department
    Apr 29, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Dothan Police Department, 210 N St Andrews St, Dothan, AL 36303
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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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  • 04/30 - Pharmaceutical Drug Take Back Collection Day
    Apr 30, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Dothan Police Department, 210 N St Andrews St, Dothan, AL 36303
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  • 05/02 - Clearmeadow 4-H Horse Club Meeting
    May 02, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Houston County Extension Office - 1699 Ross Clark Circle, Dothan
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  • 05/03 - Honey Bees and Beekeeping
    May 03, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Landmark Park, Dothan
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  • 05/03 - Houston County Lunch and Learn
    May 03, 12:00 PM
    202 South Hwy. 123 Ozark, AL
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  • 05/03 - Houston County 4-H Horse Club
    May 03, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    1210 Lucy Grade Rd, Dothan, AL
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  • 05/05 - Backyard Tomato Workshop
    May 05, 9:00 AM
    202 South Hwy. 123 Ste. D Ozark, AL
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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

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

Planting Date and Seeding Rate Impact on the Diseases and Yield of Three Rainfed Commercial Peanut Varieties.

Seed accounts for up to 20% of variable production costs for peanut … Seed costs are especially high for larger seeded... more

Influence of Planting Date and Seeding Rate on the Occurrence of Diseases and Yield Response of Three Commercial Peanut Varieties in a Rainfed Production System in Southeast Alabama

https://sites.aces.edu/group/timelyinfo/Lists/Posts/ViewPost.aspx?ID=812... 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

Meet the staff & directions
7:30-12:00; 1:00-4:30

Willie Durr
County Extension Coordinator
Farm Center Building
1699 Ross Clark Circle, Ste 4
Dothan, AL 36301
Phone: (334) 794-4108
Fax: (334) 794-4100