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Monthly extension webinars

  • Commercial horticulture webinar series: Next webinar is on November 27 with pumpkin production updates and updates on educational resources for specialty crop producers. To listen live, visit the Alabama Beginning Farmer website and click on the Zoom meeting link on top. Please visit the webinar archive for past recordings.
  • Agronomic crops webinar series: Next webinar will be November 14 on Soil and water runoff considerations, update on bioenergy crops, soybean maturity dates and varieties, and cotton production updates. See updates on this webpage.
  • eXtension webinar series, February to December 2017: All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series is open to all public. Click here to see full agenda and register online.

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 7, 2017:  Autauga County Lunch and Learn Series for Master Gardeners on various topics. Location is Christ Lutheran Church, 2175 Cobbs Ford Rd, Prattville, AL. 12 noon to 1 p.m. Click here for details.
  • November 14, and December 12, 2017: Central Alabama Lunch and Learn Series for Master Gardeners on various topics. Location is Elmore County Extension Office, 340 Queen Ann Rd, Wetumpka, AL. 12 noon to 1 p.m. Click here for details.
  • December 6, 2017: Capital City Lunch and Learn Series for Master Gardeners on various topics. Location is Montgomery County Extension Office, 1018 Madison Ave, Montgomery, AL. 12 noon to 1 p.m. Click here for details.
  • November 16 and 17, 2017:  Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Annual Conference, Clanton, AL. Registration open Sept 29. Details at
  • November 30, 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.
  • December 7, 2017( 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.): Wiregrass Irrigation Conference. Farm Center, Dothan, AL. Event details.
  • December 8 to 9, 2017: Food and Farm Forum, ASAN. Camp McDowell, Nauvoo, AL. For registration and more details, please click here.
  • December 5, 12, and 19, January 9, 16, 23, and 30, February 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2018:  Farmer 101 Program, Russell County Extension, Phonix City, AL. Click here for registration details.
  • January 9, 11, 16, 18, 23 and 25, 2018: Farmer 101: For Beginning Farmers. Barbour County Extension Office. Click here for more details and registration information.

Out-of-state events

  • November 27 to 29, 2017:  Southeast Vegetable and Fruit Expo, Myrtle Beach, SC. Details at
  • December 12 to 13, 2017: South Central Soil Summit. Houston, TX. Details here.
  • 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
  • January 17 to 20, 2018:  Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (SSAWG) Annual Conference, Chattanooga, TN. Details at
  • February 16 and 17, 2018:  Georgia Organics Annual Conference, Augusta, GA. Details at
  • February 19, 2018: Panhandle Fruit and Vegetable Conference, Pensacola, FL.

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Compiled by Dr. Ayanava Majumdar, Extension Entomologist, and 

Ann Chambliss, Extension Associate



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