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    Aug 04, 11:00 AM
    2054 Sportsplex Blvd., Alexander City, AL
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    Aug 08, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Chitlon Research and Extension Center 120 CR 756 Clanton, AL 35045
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    Aug 10, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    Orange Beach Events Center- 4671 Wharf Parkway
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    Aug 10, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Lee County Extension Office, 600 S. 7th Street, Suite 4, Opelika, AL 36801
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    Lee County Extension Office, 600 S. 7th Street, Suite 4, Opelika, AL 36801
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    2054 Sportsplex Blvd., Alexander City, AL
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  • 08/17 - Lunch and Learn - Seed Saving
    Aug 17, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    1070 Schillinger Road North, Mobile, AL 36608
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    Aug 18, 11:00 AM
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Save Money And Energy Through Rainwater Harvesting

Ever notice how much it rains in the southeast? Alabama alone receives an average of 55 inches of rain a year. Although this is a... 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

It is Time to Look for Fall Armyworms in Pastures and Hayfields

This week cattlemen and extension agents  reported finding damaging populations of fall armyworm in hayfields in 4 counties: Pike, Calhoun, Etowah, and Marshall.  It is best... more

Keep Scouting for Sugarcane Aphids, July 22, 2015

​Sugarcane aphid has been reported from all four corners of the state, and has exceeded the action threshold for treatment in most counties.  Farmers should continue... more

Watering Tips for Picky Veggies

​Boy has it been dry lately! With summer temps reaching well above 90 degrees and the rain being scattered, there are a lot of gardens... more

Basics of Backyard Livestock

Question:  I grew up in a rural farming community, and couldn’t wait to leave for the big city and bright lights! Now, many years older... more

Summer Thunderstorms: Lightning Safety

July 17 – The 2015 Barbasol Championship golf tournament is … taking place on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail... 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