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  • 05/26 - Chainsaw Safety Workshop
    May 26, 9:00 AM
    Dale County Extension Office-202 South Highway 123, Ozark, AL 36360
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  • 06/02 - Pond and Aquatic Weed Managment Seminar (Geneva County)
    Jun 02, 1:00 AM
    Geneva County Extension Office - 2765 East State Hwy. 52, Hartford, AL 36344
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  • 06/02 - Farmer's Market Training
    Jun 02, 10:00 AM
    Wiregrass Regional Research and Extension Center, Alabama Hwy 134 E in Headland
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  • 06/02 - Farmers Market Safety Training
    Jun 02, 10:00 AM
    WREC Headland
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  • 06/02 - Headland Farmers Market
    Jun 02, 3:00 PM
    On the Square in Headland
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  • 06/03 - After the Hunt: Year-round Wildlife Management
    Jun 03, 8:30 AM
    Dale County Extension Office - 202 South Hwy 123, Suite D, Ozark, AL 36360
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  • 06/06 - ServSafe Training
    Jun 06, 10:00 AM
    Dale County Extension Office,1702 Hwy 123 South in Ozark
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  • 06/06 - Wiregrass Master Gardener Lunch and Learn Series
    Jun 06, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Dothan Houston County Library (445 North Oates Street Dothan, AL 36303)
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  • 06/06 - Farming 101: Tunnel House Production
    Jun 06, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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  • 06/07 - Cotton and Soybean Pest Management /Scouting Short Course
    Jun 07, 8:30 AM
    9494 Experimental Loop, Madison, AL 35756
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King Snakes, and Other Native Alabama Snakes Around the Home

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … Over the last week, I have received a couple of calls about... more

How to Grow and Maintain Elephant Ears

AUBURN, Alabama—Elephant ears are indigenous to Southeast Asia and feature large, thick leaves reminiscent of their namesake. The plant is used in many home gardens... more

Still Time to Re-Plant Cotton In Alabama

Some Areas of Central Alabama experienced extremely heavy rainfall, as seen in the graphic below, over this past Saturday night (May 20-21st) and heavy rain... more


Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … With springtime's warm weather, you're not the only thing wanting to dig... more

Slobber Syndrome in Horses

Slobber syndrome ("slobbers"), or slaframine toxicosis, is a chemical irritation and mycotoxicosis resulting from the consumption of Rhizoctonia species-infected legumes, in which excessive salivation is... more

Drought Preparedness for Horse Owners

Drought conditions pose various healthcare and management challenges for horse owners and managers … Conditions associated with drought such... more

Weed of the Month: Verbena, vervain

The following species of Verbena are present in Alabama, as documented in the Alabama Plant Atlas (Alabama Herbarium Consortium and The University of West Alabama... more

Weed of the Month: Verbena, Vervain

Approximately 80 species of Verbena or Vervain occur in the world, and most species are found in the South …... more

When is it Time to Terminate Your Cover Crop in Alabama?

Dr. Dennis Delaney, Extension Specialist with Auburn University and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System has some advice on when to terminate cover crops this spring... more

Using Soil Temperature to Determine When Is It Time to Plant Cotton, Soybeans, and Peanuts in Alabama?

Three experts from Auburn University and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System recently shared some advice on using soil temperature as a guide for planting cotton,... 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