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  • 09/24 - Annie's Project Farm Financial Management for Women
    Sep 24, 5:00 PM
    PO Box 217
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  • 09/25 - Peanut Pod Blast Workshops WREC
    Sep 25, 8:00 AM
    WREC
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  • 09/25 - Women in Forestry Luncheon
    Sep 25, 11:00 AM
    4819 Pleasant Hill Rd, Midway, AL 36053
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  • 09/27 - Get Out of Your Rut: Tips for New and Experienced Hunters
    Sep 27, 6:00 PM
    Coffee County Extension Office - 5 County Complex, 1055 East McKinnon Street, New Brockton, AL 36351
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  • 09/28 - Peanut Pod Blast Workshops WREC
    Sep 28, 8:00 AM
    WREC
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  • 10/01 - Annie's Project Farm Financial Management for Women
    Oct 01, 5:00 PM
    PO Box 217
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  • 10/02 - Peanut Pod Blast Workshops WREC
    Oct 02, 8:00 AM
    WREC
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  • 10/02 - Wiregrass Lunch and Learn
    Oct 02, 12:00 PM
    Dothan Houston County Library (445 North Oates Street Dothan, AL 36303)
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  • 10/05 - Peanut Pod Blast Workshops WREC
    Oct 05, 8:00 AM
    WREC
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  • 10/08 - Annie's Project Farm Financial Management for Women
    Oct 08, 5:00 PM
    PO Box 217
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In Alabama, Fall Brings More Aggressive Wasps and Hornets

AUBURN, Ala. – Fall is the peak season for yellow jackets and hornets in Alabama. Many people encounter and experience painful stings from these wasps during... more

Farming Basics Electronic Curriculum for Beginning Farmers

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System and Alabama Beginning Farmer Program have released the "Farming Basics" online curriculum that is a great place for self-paced learning... more

Grower and Ag Professional Training Events (Updated Weekly)

Year-round ACES training programs open to the public Private Pesticide Applicator Training Classes (Alabama Pesticide Education Program) http//www.aces.edu/anr/pesticidemgt/ Alabama Master Gardeners Program http//mg.aces.edu/ Monthly extension... more

Worms on My Tomatoes!

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … (Mallory Kelley, Home Grounds REA) ​Scouting and monitoring your garden for pests... more

Are WORMS eating your TOMATOES?

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … Scouting and monitoring your garden for pests at least once, preferably twice,... more

Miravis fungicide registered on Peanut

Last week, Miravis (a.i. adepidyn), a FRAC Group 7 carboxamide fungicide, was registered for the control of foliar diseases in peanut... more

Blue Disease in Cotton

Blue disease, which is caused by the aphid transmitted virus cotton leafroll dwarf, was tenatively identified in cotton collected in Barbour and Henry Co in... more

Scab Risk in Wheat

The wheat scab risk for Baldwin and Mobile Counties is high as compared with the low risk for scab development for the remainder of Alabama... more

How will burndown herbicides work with low temperatures?

Some areas of Alabama have been experiencing temperatures in the 30's this last week and forecasters say that more cold weather is to come... more

Weeds: They are important to everyone! Here is why

No matter where I go, whenever a conversation strikes up between someone and myself and they ask what my occupation is and I say that... more
Staff Photo

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