Upcoming Events



Growing Fruits for Home and Market Workshop

Fruit Orchard

Experienced growers, beginning farmers and home gardeners alike can learn more about how to grow different kinds of fruit for both home and market use during our upcoming Growing Fruits for Home & Market Workshop which will be held on Tuesday, November 27th from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Pell City Municipal Complex Training Room located at 1000 Bruce Etheridge Parkway; Pell City, Alabama. Cost to attend is $10/person and dinner will be provided. You must pre-register to attend by calling the St. Clair County Extension Office at 205-338-9416 no later than Friday, November 23rd.

 

The workshop, taught by Gary Gray, Regional Extension Agent in Commercial Horticulture, will cover topics like disease resistant variety selection, training and pruning, pest and wildlife management, drip irrigation, grafting, trellising, fruit drying and more. Fruit has tremendous nutritional and health benefits and should be an important part of everyone’s diet.

 

Alabama Extension offers a wide variety of educational resources, new technologies and pest management information regarding fruit and vegetable production. For more information about this workshop or other commercial horticulture related topics please contact Gary at 334-539-2128 or email graygar@auburn.edu. To learn more about what all is going on at the St. Clair County Extension Office be sure to “like” our Facebook page, St. Clair County, Alabama Extension Office, visit our webpage, www.aces.edu/StClair or visit one of our Extension Kiosks located at both the Moody & Springville libraries and on the lower level of the Courthouse in Pell City.

 

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Alabama A&M University and Auburn University) is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Everyone is welcome!