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  • 08/28 - Build a Rain Barrel Workshop
    Aug 28, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Alexander City, AL
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    Sep 01, 5:00 PM
    Kingdom Authority Ministry, 4610 Desoto Caverns Parkway, Childersburg, AL 35044
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  • 09/15 - Private Pesticide Applicator Training and Testing
    Sep 15, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Tallapoosa County Extension Office
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  • 09/18 - Fall Gardening Extravaganza
    Sep 18, 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    Central Alabama Community College, 1675 Cherokee Road, Alexander City, Alabama
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Mayonnaise and Peanut Butter Jars Are not Suitable for Canning

Many home food preservers ask the question “Can mayonnaise jars made by a company that makes canning jars be used in home food preservation?”  The... more

​Fall Vegetable Gardening

Q:  My summer vegetable garden has finally bit the dust (no pun intended), but I am just not quite ready to put the garden tools... more

Find a Deer Fawn?

A doe spends very little time with her fawn the first weeks after its birth to minimize the chance that predators will find it by... more

​Dealing with a Dry Spell

Q. We've had some super hot and dry weather this summer. We get an occasional hit and miss shower, but some of my plants still look... more

Electric Air!

​I love this time of year. There’s an electric quality to the … air and the feeling of new... more

Help with Student Loan Debt

​To ensure that Americans can afford their … student loan payments, the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act gives... more

Emergencies are Inconvenient

are never convenient; most often they seem to occur at the most inopportune … times. For example, early one morning... more

Humid + Muggy = Humugity

Every time I've stepped outdoors the last few days, I imagined that I stepped into a room in which someone was pouring water on hot rocks. It's hot, steamy,... more

​Beware of Boxwood Blight

Q.  I read about a new disease affecting boxwoods.  I have quite a few boxwoods in my landscape, and I am a little worried.  What is... more

Check Bermudagrass Forage for the Bermudagrass Stem Maggot, July 24, 2015

Damage from bermudagrass stem maggot was reported from Franklin and Cherokee Counties this week.  Damage had previously been reported from Talladega, Marshall, Shelby, Chilton, Chambers,... more

Meet the staff & directions
8:00-12:00; 12:30-4:30

Shane Harris
County Extension Coordinator
Courthouse Basement
125 N. Broadnax Street, Room 23
Dadeville, AL 36853
Phone: (256) 825-1050