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  • 09/26 - Autauga Master Gardener Course
  • 09/26 - Shelby County Master Gardener Volunteer Training/Management
    Sep 26, 10:00 AM
    56 Kelley Lane, Columbiana, AL 35051
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  • 09/27 - Dallas County Farmers Market
    Sep 27, 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Bloch Park 108 Dallas Ave Selma, Alabama
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  • 09/29 - Dallas County Farmers Market
    Sep 29, 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Bloch Park 108 Dallas Ave Selma, Alabama
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  • 10/02 - Dallas County Farmers Market
    Oct 02, 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Bloch Park 108 Dallas Ave Selma, Alabama
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  • 10/02 - Soil sampling Workshop
    Oct 02, 10:00 AM
    5521 Cahaba Valley Road, Birmingham, AL 35242
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  • 10/03 - Autauga Master Gardener Course
  • 10/03 - Shelby County Master Gardener Volunteer Training/Management
    Oct 03, 10:00 AM
    56 Kelley Lane, Columbiana, AL 35051
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  • 10/04 - Dallas County Farmers Market
    Oct 04, 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Bloch Park 108 Dallas Ave Selma, Alabama
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  • 10/04 - Cottage Food Law
    Oct 04, 9:00 AM
    Pike Road Town Hall Pike Road, AL
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Helpful Tips for Gathering and Storing Pecans

AUBURN, Ala. – Fall is the time when pecan crops are ready to be harvested. This comes at the perfect time to use pecans to... 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

Farming Basics Electronic Curriculum for Beginning Farmers

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System and Alabama Beginning Farmer Program have released the "Farming Basics" online curriculum that is a great place for self-paced learning... 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

Wheat Disease Situation for mid-May

Weather patterns have gotten much warmer and drier over the past three weeks since the last report … As... 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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Gay West
County Extension Coordinator
Office Address:
504 First Avenue North
Clanton, AL 35045
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 30
Clanton, AL 35046
Phone: (205) 280-6268