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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.): Topics: January 16, Dynamic Model for Chilling Estimation for Fruit Crops. Please visit the webinar archive for past recordings.
  • Agronomic crops webinar series: See all the past webinars and topics on this webpage.
  • eXtension webinar series: All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series is open to all public. Click here for all the series of 2017.

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.
  • January - February, 2018: Beginning Farmer's Guide to Financing and Insuring your Farm Business. Multiple locations. Please see this page for more information.
  • January 18, June 29, November 30: Precision Agriculture 2017- 2018 Workshops. E.V. Smith Research Center Conference room, Shorter, AL. Click here for more information.
  • January 18, 2018: Alabama Precision Agriculture Workshop. Birmingham Botanical Gardens. for more information please click here.
  • January 16, 23, and 30, February 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2018:  Farmer 101 Program, Russell County Extension, Phoniex City, AL. Click here for registration details.
  • January 16, 18, 23 and 25, 2018: Farmer 101: For Beginning Farmers. Barbour County Extension Office. Click here for more details and registration information.
  • January 17, 24, 31 and February 14, 2018: Alabama Turfgrass Association Turfgrass road show. More information available soon.
  • January 18- September 11, 2018 (8 a.m. to noon): Private Pesticide Applicator Training. Various locations. For more information, please visit this website.
  • January 29, 2018 ( 7:30 a.m. to noon): Gulf Coast Fruit and Vegetable Meeting. Mobile, AL. More information can be found here.
  • February 2, 2018 (7:30 a.m. to noon): Wiregrass Cotton Expo. National Peanut Fairgrounds, Dothan, AL. More information can be found Here.
  • February 6, 2018 ( 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.): Hightunnel 101 workshop. Brewton, AL. See the agenda here.
  • February 6, 2018 (8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.): Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training. Selma, AL. See the flyer for more information.
  • February 19, 2018 (9:00 a.m. to noon) : Pruning Workshop. Mobile, AL. More information can be found here.
  • February - June, 2018: Dallas County Farming 101 Series. Selma, AL. See the flyer here.
  • February 23, 2018 (8:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.) Vegetable Growers Meeting. Fairhope, AL. Please see the agenda here.
  • February 8, 2018 (10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.): Farmer Market Growers Workshop. ALFA Building in Grove, Hill, AL. Please see flyer for more information.
  • February 15, 2018: Crops Production Meeting. Robertsdale, AL. Please see the flyer for more information.
  • February 27-28, 2018: Peanut Production Meetings. Various Locations. See the flyer for more information.
  • March 1, 2018 (9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) : Vegetable Meeting and Farmers Market Training. Talladega, AL. Please see flyer for more information.
  • March 13, 2018 (8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course. Monroeville, AL. Please see the flyer for more information.
  • March 19, 2018: GAP food safety training session. Chatom, AL. More information can be found here.

 

Out-of-state events

  • January 21 to 22, 2018: Southeastern Soil Summit. Atlanta, GA. Details here.
  • January 11 to 14, 2018:  SE Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference, Savannah, GA. Details at http://www.seregionalconference.com/
  • January 17 to 20, 2018:  Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (SSAWG) Annual Conference, Chattanooga, TN. Details at http://www.ssawg.org/january-2018-conference/
  • February 8 and 9, 2018: North Mississippi Fruit and Vegetable Growers Conference. MSU Agri-Center, Verona, MS. For more information click here
  • February 16 and 17, 2018:  Georgia Organics Annual Conference, Augusta, GA. Details at http://conference.georgiaorganics.org/
  • February 19, 2018: Panhandle Fruit and Vegetable Conference, Pensacola, FL. Please see flyer for more information.
  • February 19-20, 2018: Carinata Biomaterials Summit. Panama City Beach, FL. See the flyer here.
  • March 2 - 3, 2018: South Atlantic Hops Conference. Blacksburg, VA. Please see the event information

    here.

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

Compiled by Dr. Ayanava Majumdar, Extension Entomologist, and 

Ann Chambliss, Extension Associate

 

 



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