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  • 02/16 - Backyard Fruit Pruning Workshop
    Feb 16, 9:00 AM
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  • 02/16 - Dixie National 4-H Equine Shadow Program
    Feb 16, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Mississippi State Fairgrounds, Jackson, MS,
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  • 02/16 - FFA Judging Clinics
    Feb 16, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Auburn University Horse Center
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  • 02/16 - Alabama Private Training Course in Region 6
    Feb 16, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    306 S Three Notch Street Troy, AL 36081
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  • 02/16 - Houston County 4-H Special Needs Club
    Feb 16, 5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
    Houston County Extension Office - 1699 Ross Clark Circle, Dothan
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  • 02/17 - Houston County Master Gardener Class
    Feb 17, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    1699 Ross Clark Circle, Ste. 4
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  • 02/17 - Dixie National 4-H Equine Shadow Program
    Feb 17, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Mississippi State Fairgrounds, Jackson, MS,
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  • 02/18 - Dixie National 4-H Equine Shadow Program
    Feb 18, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Mississippi State Fairgrounds, Jackson, MS,
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  • 02/19 - Dixie National 4-H Equine Shadow Program
    Feb 19, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Mississippi State Fairgrounds, Jackson, MS,
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  • 02/19 - Houston County 4H Heifer Show
    Feb 19, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Houston Co Farm Center
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A Sweet Surprise for Valentines Day

AUBURN, Ala. – With the holiday of hearts right around the corner, try impressing your significant other by making them a sweet surprise in the... more

Winter Garden Chores - Pruning

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … Although there may not be much to do in the winter garden,... more

Which Grain Sorghum Hybrids Are Resistant to Sugarcane Aphid?

Grain sorghum hybrids differ in their resistance to attack by sugarcane aphid … Regardless of variety, it is important to scout... more

Should You Use an Insecticide Seed Treatment on Grain Sorghum?

This is an easy question to answer Yes … Insecticide seed treatments protect young seedlings from sugarcane aphid as well as... more

Alabama Crops Monthly Webinar Series to Provide Timely Information for Growers

The Agronomic Crops Team from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System is pleased to announce a series of monthly webinars for 2016 ... more

Dicamba-tolerant soybeans approved in China

Monsanto Company announced that commercial Dicamba-tolerant soybeans will be available for the 2016 growing season … Several seed companies... more

Forestry Flash Back – Groundhog Day edition February 2, 2016

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … Community Forestry;#Forestry Articles;#Wildlife Articles … Today... more

Impact of planting date, variety, seed treatment and at-plant treatments, and early post insecticide applications on thrips control, tomato spotted wilt, other diseases, and yield of irrigated peanuts.

Thrips are not only a common and often damaging pest of seedling peanuts, this insect transmits the tomato spotted wilt virus … ... more

Seven Reasons to be Prepared for Disaster

Have you prepared yourself and your family for disasters, natural or otherwise … If you haven't, what's holding you... more

Wiregrass Cotton Expo Scheduled for February 5, 2016

Mark your calendars for the annual Wiregrass Cotton Expo on Friday, February 5th, 2016 at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds … ... 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