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  • 06/27 - QuickBooks for Farmers
    Jun 27, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Limestone Co Extension Office, 1109 W. Market St, Athens, AL 35611
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  • 06/29 - QuickBooks for Farmers
    Jun 29, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Limestone Co Extension Office, 1109 W. Market St, Athens, AL 35611
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  • 07/06 - Alabama 4-H Horse Show
    Jul 06, 12:00 PM
    Northeast Alabama Agribusiness Center, 1571 McCurdy Ave N, Rainsville, AL
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  • 07/11 - July 2017 Agrononomic Crops Webinar Series
    Jul 11, 9:00 AM
    online webinar at: https://auburn.zoom.us/j/550786196
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  • 07/11 - Getting Dirty at the Library
    Jul 11, 11:00 AM
    1109 W. Market Street
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  • 07/20 - North Alabama Stored Grain Workshop
    Jul 20, 9:00 AM
    Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center,9494 Experimental Loop, Madison
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  • 07/27 - 4-H Competitive Events Day
    Jul 27, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Alabama 4-H Center, 844 Four H Rd, Columbiana, AL
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  • 07/27 - Alabama 4-H Good Dog State Show
    Jul 27, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Alabama 4-H Center, 844 Four H Rd, Columbiana, AL
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  • 07/30 - National 4-H Forestry Invitational
    Jul 30, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Weston, WV
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  • 07/30 - National 4-H Wildlife Habitat Education Program Contest
    Jul 30, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Eatonton, GA
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Michelle Elmore Awarded BIF Continuing Service Award

AUBURN, Ala. – For more than 16 years, Michelle Elmore has dedicated her career to the betterment of the cattle industry and the Alabama Beef... more

EPA Approves Section 18 Exemption for Control of Sugarcane Aphid on Sweet Sorghum

On June 12, the EPA granted an exemption for the use of flupyradifurone (Sivanto Prime) insecticide for use on Alabama sweet sorghum for the... more

Cotton PGR Management in High Rainfall

The 2017 growing season is thus far a decidedly wet one … Rainfall throughout the state was a welcome... more

Stored Grain Workshops Scheduled in July

A series of workshops in Alabama will provide farmers with practical advice for managing stored grain pests … The... more

AWW Celebrates 25 Years of Loving Our Downstream Neighbors!

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … On May 19-20th, volunteers and supporters of Alabama Water Watch gathered at... more

What do I do when I've burned down my weeds but its been too wet to plant?

With all of the rain that we have gotten lately, many people had already burned down their fields but then were unable to plant... 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

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

Moles

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
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Meet the staff & directions
8:00-4:30

Christopher Becker
County Extension Coordinator
1109 W. Market Street, Suite A
Athens, AL 35611
Phone: (256) 232-5510