Upcoming Events

Orchids – Growing Techniques ~ How & When to Repot

Friday – March 16, 2018
Montgomery County Extension Office
5340 Atlanta Hwy.
Montgomery AL
9:00 – 11:00 am

Bring your favorite Orchid that needs repotted…. we are providing Pots, Soil & Fertilizer.

 Registration is required – limited seating
To sign-up or for more information, contact 334-270-4133.
Cost is $20.00 which includes all necessary materials for repotting your Orchids.

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Dairy Goat U

Saturday, April 7, 2018
8 a.m.–3 p.m.
Stone Hollow Farmstead
2006 Dead Hollow Road North
Harpersville, Alabama

Dairy Goat U is an educational, hands-on workshop and a wonderful
introductory resource to the world of dairy goats.

Registration Deadline: March 19, 2018

$15 registration for adults and youth.
Registration includes lunch and snacks.
Youth will also receive a participant bag and t-shirt.
Adults will receive FAMACHA certification.

To register, go to: https://aub.ie/dairygoatu


For more information, contact:
Oksana Singh/Boyd Brady, Extension Dairy Specialist, Auburn University
Phone: 334-844-1562 or 334-321-8826
Email: bradybo@auburn.edu

4-H Summer Camp – Counselor In Training Program

The Counselor in Training (CIT) program is an opportunity for older youth to experience the fun of camp but who are also ready for a challenging and rewarding experience. Objectives of this program include personal development, leadership growth and experience, and a deeper knowledge of outdoor recreation and youth development.

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National 4-H Conference

What Is National 4-H Conference?

At the invitation of the Secretary of Agriculture, this event is the USDA’s premier youth development opportunity to engage youth from across America in developing recommendations for the National 4-H Youth Development Program. Delegates at this working conference will create a product that will help guide the future of the National 4-H Youth Development Program. Delegates are also ambassadors for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and Alabama 4-H, representing Alabama 4-H interests with U.S. Senators and Representatives on Capitol Hill Day. The conference brings together youth, volunteer leaders, and Extension staff from across the United States and its territories as well as the Canadian provinces. For more information, visit the conference website at http://4hconf.4-h.org. Continue reading “National 4-H Conference”

Citizenship . Leadership Washington Focus


Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) is a week-long 4-H citizenship program for youth ages 14-18 that takes place at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center, just 1 mile from the Washington, DC border. Every summer, thousands of young people participate in the program, which provides opportunities for them to:

• strengthen their communication, leadership, and citizenship skills on a national level

• understand the importance of civic and social responsibilities as they relate to the development of better citizens and leaders

• exchange ideas, practice respect, and form friendships with other youth from diverse backgrounds

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2017 Montgomery County Natural Resources Tour

Please plan to participate in the 2017 Annual Natural Resources Tour on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Laslie Hall’s Property. This year’s tour will emphasize Trees & Shrub response to drought, Pine Beetle infestations and management, Wildlife management including Eagles, Ducks and other birds. Directional signs will be posted along the roadways to help you find the property.

Registration will begin at noon followed by the welcome ceremonies and the tour wagons will depart at 1:30pm.

Registration is $10.00 per person, which will help cover the cost of serving a meal. Please pre-register by Friday, October 20 so we can have a delicious meal ready for you. We will have several exhibitors this year and there will be plenty of opportunities to visit with them, to see and learn about their products or services. If you have any questions, please call 334-270-4133.

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