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  • 01/28 - Alabama Cottage Food Law: Food Safety Training Course
    Jan 28, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    504 First Ave N
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  • 01/30 - Chilton County Master Gardener Course
    Jan 30, 9:00 AM
    504 First Avenue, Suite A, Clanton, AL 35046-0030
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  • 02/01 - Cattle and Timber Outlook
    Feb 01, 11:30 AM
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  • 02/05 - Seasonal Color Training Series: Creating a Program that Works in 2019!
    Feb 05, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    4600 Valleydale Road, Birmingham, AL 35242
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  • 02/06 - Chilton County Master Gardener Course
    Feb 06, 9:00 AM
    504 First Avenue, Suite A, Clanton, AL 35046-0030
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  • 02/12 - Produce Safety Grower Training - Andalusia
    Feb 12, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Covington County Extension Office, 23952 HWY 55, Ste. 4, Andalusia, AL 36420
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  • 02/13 - Chilton County Master Gardener Course
    Feb 13, 9:00 AM
    504 First Avenue, Suite A, Clanton, AL 35046-0030
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  • 02/13 - Servsafe Shelby County
    Feb 13, 9:00 AM
    Shelby County Extension 56 Kelly Lane Columbiana AL 35051
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  • 02/19 - Produce Safety Grower Training - Tuscaloosa
    Feb 19, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tuscaloosa County Extension Office, 2513 7th St., Courthouse Annex, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
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  • 02/20 - Alabama Private Training Course in Region 1
    Feb 20, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Jackson Co. ALFA Building 23625 John T. Reid Pkwy Scottsboro AL 35768
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Pruning Crapemyrtles

AUBURN, Ala. – Good pruning helps make crapemyrtle trees and shrubs healthier and more productive. Gardeners know that pruning needs to happen, but often do not know... more

Grower and Ag Professional Training Events (Updated Weekly)

Year-round ACES training programs open to the public Private Pesticide Applicator Training Classes (Alabama Pesticide Education Program) http//www.aces.edu/anr/pesticidemgt/ Alabama Master Gardeners Program http//mg.aces.edu/ Monthly extension... more

Know the Farming Basics: Take the Online Course Today!

The Alabama Beginning Farmer Program is now offering the "Farming Basics" online curriculum as a self-paced learning system for beginning farmers, educators, and anyone interested... more

Prescribed Fire: The Fuels Component

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … In this second of a four-part series, you will learn the importance... more

Worms on My Tomatoes!

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … (Mallory Kelley, Home Grounds REA) ​Scouting and monitoring your garden for pests... more

Are WORMS eating your TOMATOES?

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … Scouting and monitoring your garden for pests at least once, preferably twice,... more

How will burndown herbicides work with low temperatures?

Some areas of Alabama have been experiencing temperatures in the 30's this last week and forecasters say that more cold weather is to come... more

Weeds: They are important to everyone! Here is why

No matter where I go, whenever a conversation strikes up between someone and myself and they ask what my occupation is and I say that... more

Prescribed fire: A Series to promote better forest management and therefore better wildlife management

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … Prescribed fire has been a part of land management across most of... more

Bamboo: Benefit or Boogeyman?

Golden bamboo (Phyllostachys aurea), planted as an ornamental and historically for use as fishing poles, is a familiar sight spreading around old... 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