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Upcoming Events

  • 10/29 - Invasive Plant Species Workshop
    Oct 29, 9:00 AM
    Pond Spring, the General Joe Wheeler Home, 12280 Hwy 20, Hillsboro, AL
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  • 11/07 - Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training
    Nov 07, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Alabama Extension Office, 402 Arnold St., NE, Ste G-1, Cullman, AL 35055
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  • 12/13 - Alabama Row Crops Short Course
    Dec 13, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    The Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center - 241 S College St, Auburn, AL 36830
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  • 12/14 - Alabama Row Crops Short Course
    Dec 14, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    The Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center - 241 S College St, Auburn, AL 36830
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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

Crop Insurance Not a Guaranteed Payout for Farmers

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Insurance companies will be busy processing claims and assessing damages, as residents affected by Hurricane Michael work to recover. Crop insurance agents and... more

Prescribed Fire: The Fuels Component

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … In this second of a four-part series, you will learn the importance... more

Farming Basics Online Course Open to All Producers

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

Bacterial Blight in Cotton

Bacterial blight has been reported within the past week on cotton in Georgia and Mississippi … So, far this... more

Wheat Disease Situation

Weather patterns over the past month have been cooler than the historical average with average to below average rainfall totals …... more

Scab Risk in Wheat

The wheat scab risk for Baldwin and Mobile Counties is high as compared with the low risk for scab development for the remainder of Alabama... 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
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Heidi Tilenius
County Extension Coordinator
802 Veterans Drive
Florence, AL 35630
Phone: (256) 766-6223