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  • 08/22 - Lunch & Learn: Nuisance Wildlife
    Aug 22, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    ALFA Building, Farmers Federation Auditorium, Ashville, AL
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  • 08/23 - Master Gardener Course
    Aug 23, 9:00 AM
    54 Kelley Lane, Columbiana, AL 35051
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  • 08/23 - Deer & Turkey Management Workshop
    Aug 23, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    St. Clair County Extension Office, 1815 Cogswell Avenue, Suite 103/BO4, Pell City, AL 35125
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  • 08/28 - Identity Theft/Elder Fraud-Shelby Co. Extension
    Aug 28, 1:30 PM
    56 Kelly Lane Columbiana, AL 35051
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  • 08/30 - Master Gardener Course
    Aug 30, 9:00 AM
    54 Kelley Lane, Columbiana, AL 35051
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  • 08/30 - New and Emerging Pests in the Landscape
    Aug 30, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    5521 Cahaba Valley Road, Birmingham, 35242
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  • 09/05 - Introduction to QuickBooks
    Sep 05, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Ala Green Industry Training Ctr-North Shelby Co Library, 5521 Cahaba Valley Rd, Birmingham, AL 35242
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  • 09/06 - Master Gardener Course
    Sep 06, 9:00 AM
    54 Kelley Lane, Columbiana, AL 35051
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  • 09/07 - Beef Basics Series
    Sep 07, 6:00 PM
    event location: Tallapoosa County Extension Office, 125 N. Broadnax St, Dadeville, AL
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  • 09/12 - Hope Christian Archery 4-H Club
    Sep 12, 2:30 AM - 3:30 AM
    419 Philippians Blvd, Pelham, AL 35124
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Cullman County Extension Office Debuts New Food Trailer

The Cullman County Extension Office recently purchased a food trailer that it is using for various purposes. “Food trucks and trailers can be found all across... more

Getting A Grip On Wild Pigs

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … There are two groups of landowners in Alabama….those who have wild pigs,... more

Cool-Season Wildlife Plots

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … If you would like to improve the overall health of your wildlife,... more

Charcoal rot: A hidden threat to soybean yield

The persistent hot weather in many areas of the country this growing season may be conducive to the development of charcoal rot disease in soybean... more

Dicamba Tolerant Crops: Let’s Continue to Stay On-Target

If you have been reading farm magazines, webblogs, or even the newspaper, chances are that you have heard about dicamba (Engenia, Xtendimax or Fexapan)... more

Options for plant bug and stink bug control in cotton

A concern of many cotton farmers now is plant bugs especially if their cotton is near a corn field …... more

Sugarcane aphids present on Johnsongrass in Central Alabama

Yesterday I looked at some Johnsongrass in Millstead, Prattville, Autaugaville, and Marion Junction, AL. I found sugarcane aphids (Melanaphis sacchari) at one third of... more

Tropical Soda Apple (Solanum viarum) Identification and Control

Tropical soda apple (TSA) was nearly eradicated across the state during a recent federally funded eradication program … Tropical... 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

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
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Meet the staff & directions
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Ricky Colquitt
County Extension Coordinator
Office Address:
56 Kelly Lane
Columbiana, AL 35051
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1606
Columbiana, AL 35051
Phone: (205) 669-6763