Crapemyrtles are among the South’s favorite trees.. With vivid blooms and a unique bark, these plants are ideal to include in your landscape.
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Washington County Extension will host a workshop at our office on June 29, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:30pm. Dr Adam Maggard and Dr. Beau Brodbeck will be our guest speakers. Topics of discussion will be pine beetle identification and management, and forest management strategies to increase forest resiliency: preparing for drought
Please contact our office at 251-847-2295 to register for this workshop. Lots of great information will be presented
Farm and Agribusiness Resource Management
Outlook 2017 Seminars
This year has been exceptionally dry for Alabama. Conditions in every county range from abnormally dry to exceptional drought. The east and northeast portions of Alabama have been hardest hit by this year’s drought. Between drought conditions and other uncontrollable factors, nearly every segment of agriculture has been impacted in some way.
Please join Alabama Extension, College of Agriculture and Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station at one of the upcoming seminars for 2017 Alabama Agriculture Outlook.
These seminars are for producers and agribusinesses to learn more about the new Farm and Agribusiness Extension Team and be updated on the current situation in Alabama agriculture and expectations for 2017.
- January 10th – Belle Mina, Tennessee Valley Research Extension Center
- January 11th – Crossville, Sand Mt. Research Center
- January 19th – Shorter, E.V. Smith Research Center
- January 20th – Shelby County Extension Office
- January 24th – Marion Junction, Black Belt Research Station
- January 25th – Fairhope, Gulf Coast Research Center
- January 30th – Headland, Wiregrass Research Center
Registration will begin at 8 AM at each location with a light breakfast provided. Presentations will conclude at 10:30 AM.
To attend one of these seminars please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on the new Farm and Agribusiness Extension Team, click here.
Welcome to 4-H Summer Camp!
As a 4-H Summer Camper, you’ll be encouraged to make new friends and renew old friendships. You will have the opportunity to try new things and you will be challenged to be the best you can be! 4-H Summer Camp strives to instill the values of Head, Heart, Hands and Health through belonging, independence, generosity, and mastery in the lives of all who come to camp.
Each day campers will enjoy a different series of activities, all designed to help them make new friends, work together, and build relationships. A few of this year’s activities include the following:
-Pirate Deck Party
Some of the most memorable activities include adventures in and on the water. With a full-sized pool and Lay Lake at their disposal, campers can splash into summer with the following favorites:
Sports & Outdoors
From swinging and shooting to racing and roping, there’s always something active to do at camp. An ever-expanding list of sports-related pastimes keep our campers on the move:
History, science, art, and design —all this and more can be found at 4-H Summer Camp. If your interest lies in exploring new ways to learn and be creative, we’ve got activities just for you:
-Alabama the Great!
-Arts & Crafts
Alabama 4-H Summer Camp Includes the Following:
-For ages 9 to 14
-June 7-9, 2017 (3 days/2 nights session)
-Fun-filled learning opportunities
All 4-H Summer Camp counselors are first aid/CPR certified, are ARC lifeguard certified, have undergone background checks, and completed counselor training. Adult chaperones are Alabama Extension staff and volunteer leaders. All have undergone background checks and completed 4-H overnight chaperone training.