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  • 11/07 - Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training
    Nov 07, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Alabama Extension Office, 402 Arnold St., NE, Ste G-1, Cullman, AL 35055
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  • 12/13 - Alabama Row Crops Short Course
    Dec 13, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    The Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center - 241 S College St, Auburn, AL 36830
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  • 12/14 - Alabama Row Crops Short Course
    Dec 14, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    The Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center - 241 S College St, Auburn, AL 36830
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Hurricane Deals Heavy Blow to Alabama Agriculture

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Hurricane Michael caused almost $204 million in agricultural damage alone as it moved across Alabama. Alabama Cooperative Extension System Director Gary Lemme called... 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

Prescribed Fire: The Fuels Component

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … In this second of a four-part series, you will learn the importance... more

Farming Basics Online Course Open to All Producers

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

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

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

Prescribed fire: A Series to promote better forest management and therefore better wildlife management

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … Prescribed fire has been a part of land management across most of... more

Bamboo: Benefit or Boogeyman?

Golden bamboo (Phyllostachys aurea), planted as an ornamental and historically for use as fishing poles, is a familiar sight spreading around old... more
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Themika Sims
County Extension Coordinator
Office Address:
27115 John T. Reid Parkway
Scottsboro, AL 35768
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 906
Scottsboro, AL 35768
Phone: (256) 574-2143