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  • 02/11 - Invasive Plant Management Workshop
    Feb 11, 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    North Alabama Agriplex Heritage Center, 1714 Tally Ho Street SW, Cullman, AL 35055
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  • 02/11 - Tricounty Master Gardener Class
    Feb 11, 9:00 AM
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  • 02/11 - Annie's Project
    Feb 11, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Charles Stone Agricultural Center, 819 Cook Avenue, Huntsville, AL, 35801
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  • 02/11 - Annie's Project - Madison County
    Feb 11, 10:00 AM
    819 Cook Avenue
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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 - Pruning for Arbor Day
  • 02/16 - Farmer 101 "Small Scale Vegetable Production" (Class 3 of 8-part beginning farmer series)
    Feb 16, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    North Alabama Agriplex, 1742 Tally Ho Street, Cullman, AL 35055
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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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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

Growing your own citrus

Mobile, Ala.—Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow, which means spring is just around the corner and warmer temperatures are quickly approaching. Nothing accompanies a... 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

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

Grid Soil Sampling through AU Soils Lab for Alabama Fields

Farmers have faced high input costs with stagnant or falling commodity prices for the past few years … Most want... more

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
Fax: (256) 230-0015