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Year-round ACES training programs open to the public

Monthly extension webinars

  • 2018 Commercial Horticulture Webinar series (monthly at 9:00 a.m.): See the Topics for the next series on November 26. Please visit the webinar archive for past recordings.
  • Agronomic crops webinar series: See all the past webinars and topics on this webpage.
  • 2018 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series is open to all public starting February 2 through December 1, at 2:00 p.m. See the flyer for all topics.

Agronomic crop field events

Commercial horticulture/specialty crop field events

  • Contact a Commercial Horticulture Regional Extension Agent for up-to-date event listing and for registering.
  • December 6, 2018: Private Pesticide Applicator Training/testing class. See the flyer for locations and times.
  • November 13, 2018: Bug in the House and How to Keep Them Out. Pike Road, AL Town Hall. See the flyer for more details.
  • November 14, 2018 - February 7, 2019: Hurricane Michael Recovery Meetings. Various locations. See the flyer for more information.
  • November 27, 2018 (6:00-8:30 pm): Growing Fruits for Home and Market Workshop. Pell City, AL. See more information here.
  • November 29, 2018: Growing New Roots Vegetable Grafting Webinars. Please sign up here.
  • November 30: Precision Agriculture 2017- 2018 Workshops. E.V. Smith Research Center Conference room, Shorter, AL. Click here for more information.
  • December 6, 2018 (12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.): Private Pesticide Applicator Training/Testing Class. Russell County Extension Office, Phenix City. See the flyer for more details.
  • December 7-8, 2018: Food and Farm Forum.Camp McDowell, Nauvoo, AL. For more information visit their webpage.
  • December 14, 2018: Pesticide Clean Day. Baldwin County. See more details here.
  • December 13-14, 2018: Alabama Row Crops Short Course. Auburn, AL. See the flyer for more information.
  • January 31 - February 1, 2019: Gulf States Horticulture Expo. Mobile, AL. See more information here.

Major In-state Conferences

  • November 15-16, 2018: Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association Conference and Tradeshow. Clanton Conference and Performing Arts Center. See here more information. Download the AFVGA Registration Flyer.pdf here. 
  • July 16-17, 2019: 2019 Southern Cover Crop Conference. Auburn, AL. Please see the flyer for more information.

Out-of-state Events

  • July 24 - December 17, 2018: Produce Safety Alliance Food Safety Workshops (train-the-trainer, PCQI, FSVP, HACCP). All locations will be in Florida. Please see the flyer for more details.
  • November 13 - 14, 2018: Southern Region Integrated Produce Safety Conference. Atlanta, GA. Please see flyer for more details.
  • November 27-29, 2018: Deep South Turf Expo. Biloxi, MS. More information here.
  • January 25-26, 2019: Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (SSAWG) Annual Conference, Little Rock, AR. 

If you would like to send us any event announcement or other information, then please email bugdoctor@auburn.edu

Compiled by Dr. Ayanava Majumdar, Extension Entomologist, and 

Ann Chambliss, Program Assistant


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