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  • 04/04 - Growing Tomatoes 101
    Apr 04, 10:00 AM
    504 First Avenue, Suite A, Clanton AL 35046-0030
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  • 04/05 - Master Gardener Course
    Apr 05, 9:00 AM
    504 First Avenue, Suite A, Clanton AL 35046-0030
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  • 04/08 - The Spring Green Up: Forage Focus Field Day
    Apr 08, 9:30 AM
    event location: Clay County Stockyard, 1050 Airport Rd, Ashland, AL 36251
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  • 04/11 - Agronomic Crops Webinar Series
    Apr 11, 9:00 AM
    online webinar at: https://auburn.zoom.us/j/550786196
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  • 04/12 - Master Gardener Course
    Apr 12, 9:00 AM
    504 First Avenue, Suite A, Clanton AL 35046-0030
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  • 04/13 - Growing Tomatoes 101
    Apr 13, 9:00 AM
    504 First Avenue, Suite A, Clanton AL 35046-0030
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  • 04/20 - Private Pesticide Applicator Testing Only
    Apr 20, 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Chilton Co. Extension Office, 504 First Avenue North, Clanton, AL 35045
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  • 05/02 - Exploring Our Living Streams Educator's Workshop
    May 02, 8:00 AM
    892 Four H Rd, Columbiana, AL 35051
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  • 05/03 - Alabama Invasive Plant 15th Annual Conference
    May 03, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Betty Carol Graham Technology Center, 1675 Cherokee Rd, Alexander City
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  • 05/03 - Exploring Our Living Streams Educator's Workshop
    May 03, 8:00 AM
    892 Four H Rd, Columbiana, AL 35051
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Pine Beetles Could Devastate Alabama's $11B Forest Industry This Year

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences Associate Professor of Forestry Silviculture, Edward... more

Alabama Fruit Crop Braves Cold Temperatures

AUBURN, Ala.—Exceptionally low temperatures in mid-March were worrisome for peach, blueberry and strawberry producers. With portions of North Alabama sinking into the low 20s and Central... more

When is it Time to Terminate Your Cover Crop in Alabama?

Dr. Dennis Delaney, Extension Specialist with Auburn University and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System has some advice on when to terminate cover crops this spring... more

Using Soil Temperature to Determine When Is It Time to Plant Cotton, Soybeans, and Peanuts in Alabama?

Three experts from Auburn University and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System recently shared some advice on using soil temperature as a guide for planting cotton,... more

2017 Agronomic Crops Webinar Series Provides Timely Information for Alabama Farmers

The Agronomic Crops Team from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System is pleased to announce a series of monthly webinars for 2017... more

Cotton Seedling Diseases

Dr. Austin Hagan, Professor and Extension Specialist with Auburn University and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System recently provided information on seedling diseases of cotton... more

Update: Changes for the Alabama Crops Website

Over the past few months, you may have noticed changes being made to www.AlabamaCrops.com. Almost all of the content that was contained in the... more

Cotton Research Report: 2016 is posted!

The Cotton Research Report for 2016 is posted on the Alabama Variety Testing page … As the AlabamaCrops website... more

Cotton Production Calendar

Have you ever wondered what a cotton producer's year is like … If you thought cotton farming was a... more

Changes in Label for Prowl H2O on Forages

In the past, Prowl H2O was only labeled on dormant bermudagrass only … It now can be used on... more

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