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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

Compiled by Dr. Ayanava Majumdar, Extension Entomologist, and 

Ann Chambliss, Program Assistant


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