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Monthly extension webinars

  • 2018 Commercial Horticulture Webinar series (monthly at 9:00 a.m.): Topics: April 30; Tax cuts and job acts, how does it affect farmers? New pumpkin varieties for Alabama, conventional and organic pesticide review for cucurbits. 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.

  • January - September 11, 2018 (8 a.m. to noon): Private Pesticide Applicator Training. Various locations. For more information, please visit this website.
  • February - June, 2018: Dallas County Farming 101 Series. Selma, AL. See the flyer here.
  • March - May 5, 2018: New, Beginning and Military Veteran Farmer marketing workshops. Various locations and dates. Please click here for more information.
  • April - October, 2018 (11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.): Lunch and Learn Series. Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Please see the flyer for more information.
  • April 24, 2018 (9:00 a.m. to 2:00 pm): Worker Protection Standard. Train the Trainer. Headland, AL and Marion Junction. Please see flyers for more information.
  • April 20, 2018 ( 9:00 am to 2:00 pm): Worker Protection Standard. Trainer the Trainer. Macon County. Please see the flyer for more information.
  • April 26, 2018 (5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.): Hay Production Workshop. Coffee County Extension. Please see the flyer for more information.
  • April 27, 2018 (8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.): Managing Fire Ants Workshop. Central Community College, Alexander, City. Please see the flyer for more information.
  • May 16, 2018 (9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course. Clanton, AL. Please see flyer for more information.
  • May 31, 2018 (6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.): Greenhouse Production Meeting. Dale County Extension Office, Ozark, AL. Includes Greenhouse construction, design, heating and cooling, plant selection and management.
  • June 29, November 30: Precision Agriculture 2017- 2018 Workshops. E.V. Smith Research Center Conference room, Shorter, AL. Click here for more information.
  • July 31, 2018: Auburn University Turfgrass Field Day. 

Out-of-state events

  • November 27-29, 2018: Deep South Turf Expo. Biloxi, MS.

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Compiled by Dr. Ayanava Majumdar, Extension Entomologist, and 

Ann Chambliss, Extension Associate




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