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Alfalfa Mixtures Helping Extend The Growing Season

AUBURN, Ala. – Alfalfa was once a dominant forage in the Southeast. Several factors eliminated many productive alfalfa stands. Insects and the harsh environment found... 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

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

Who should attend 2018 Auxin Training?

There is some confusion over who is required to attend the 2018 Auxin Training … If you plan to... more

Invasive Plant Control at Lagoon Park

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … The Alabama Invasive Plant Council, working with ACES personnel, recently received a... more
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Meet the staff & directions
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Jerry Smith
County Extension Coordinator
Office Address:
281 Columbus Ave.
Vernon, AL 35592-0567
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 567
Vernon, AL 35592-0567
Phone: (205) 695-7139
Fax: (205) 695-0439