Upcoming Events



The 30th Annual Montgomery Co. Natural Resources Tour

Come out and participate in the Annual Montgomery County Natural Resources Tour on Thursday, October 25, 2018. Open the attachment for more information.  

         TOUR TOPICS:

* Controlling nuisance animals through trapping
* Dinosaurs through the Black Belt!
* Sharing your property through Education
* Bee Presentation
* Educational Exhibits – Everything from tractors to trees!

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Organic Gardening Techniques

Hosted by
Alabama Cooperative Extension & Capital City Master Gardeners Association
Wednesday, August 15th 2018
Grace Episcopal Church 906 Pike Road
Pike Road, Alabama
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

To sign-up or for more information, contact the Montgomery County Extension office at 334-270-4133. Cost is $30 per person and includes lunch.

Pre-Registration and Payment is required by Thursday, August 9th

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2018 River Region Successful Aging Initiative

The 2018 event is fast approaching and we invite you to receive education and resources at the upcoming River Region Successful Aging Initiative on Thursday, September 20th at Multiplex @ Cramton Bowl. 

9:00 a.m. -– 2:00 p.m.

Please fill out the below registration form and mail to – 5340 Atlanta Hwy., Montgomery AL 36109. If you need more information, contact us at 334.270.4133 or email bixlekr@aces.edu

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Fire Ant Management Workshop

Fire Ant Management Workshop
Hosted by the
Alabama Cooperative Extension System
 Thursday, May 17, 2018
 Founders Station in Pike Road
4902 Pike Road
Pike Road, Alabama
 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.

                   
The topics discussed at this meeting include fire ant biology, management approached, and fire ant control materials.  There is no registration fee, but seating is limited and pre-registration is required. Please pre-register by calling the Montgomery County Extension Office at 334-270-4133 by Wednesday, May, 16.

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

This is a HANDS-ON-PROGRAM
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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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.

See Attached Form

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Upcoming Workshops

Critter Control

“Wildlife and Insect Control in and out of the Home”
Monday, September 18th 2017
Montgomery County Extension Office
5340 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, AL
               9:00-2:00 p.m.

Chris Jaworowski, Chip East & Mallory Kelley will teach Best Management Strategies for:
Termites, Roaches, Fleas, Ticks, Mosquitoes, Fire Ants, Deer, Squirrel, Bats, Snakes, Voles, Moles and More!

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Farmers Marketing Workshop

Get ready for the 2018 growing season

Learn to market your farm with tips from Alabama Extension, the Farmers Market Authority, and USDA SNAP.
Friday, October 13, 2017
 Montgomery County Extension Office
5340 Atlanta Hwy.
Montgomery AL 36109
334-270-4133

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Fruit Workshop

Thursday, November 2, 2017
Founders Station in Pike Road
4902 Pike Road
Pike Road, Alabama
9:00 a.m. until 12 noon

The topics discussed at this meeting include site selection, variety selection, proper planting, mulching, irrigation, pruning, fertilization, and pest management. Crops: apples, pears, peaches, persimmons, muscadines, strawberries, blueberries and blackberries.

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GMO Fact or Fiction?

Genetically modified organisms concept with an organic pears and a genetically modified pear.

Fact or Fiction?

The truth behind GMO’s and other food myths

GMO, Genetically Engineered, Bio Technology-What Does It All Mean?

Come join Alabama Extension professionals, researchers, and specialists from Auburn University and Alabama A&M University as we uncover the truth with non-based & research-based information.

When:
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
 Time:
9:00am – until
Where:
Montgomery County Extension Office
Eastmont Shopping Plaza
5340 Atlanta Hwy.
Montgomery AL 36109

This is a free program, but you have to register by May 15th

Contact 334-270-4133 for more information

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