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Year-round ACES training programs open to the public

Monthly extension webinars

  • Commercial horticulture webinar series: Next webinar on September 25 will focus on IPM Updates and Lab Updates. 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 on October 10 will focus on Grid sampling - Brandon Dillard, Plant growth regulators on wheat - Tyler Sandlin, Fertilizing Cover crops to increase residue - Dennis Delaney, Grain crops - economic outlook - Jessica Kelton, Canola/carinata update - William Birdsong. 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.
  • September 7, October 5, November 2, and 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.
  • September 12, October 10, 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.
  • September 6, October 5, November 1, and 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.
  • September 28, 2017 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.): Produce Safety Alliance Training. 2030 7th Street S., Clanton, AL. Alabama Power Building. Contact the Chilton County Extension Office to register, 205-280-6268.
  • September 28 (Clanton), November 1 (Dothan), November 7 (Blount County), November 10 or 12 (Selma): Alabama PSA Training. Location and more training dates to follow. Find more information here.
  • October 3, 11, 13, 24, 26, and November 2 (10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m):  Farmers Marketing Workshops in Barbour, Macon, Montgomery, Dallas, Wilcox, and Hale Counties. Click on the event flyer for details. 
  • October 24, 2017:  Walking Tour of Fruit and Vegetable Production. Holmstead Farms. 6582 County Road 7, Talladega, AL. Please call 256-354-5976 to pre-register. Click here for details.
  • November 1, 2017 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.): Produce Safety Alliance Training. Farm Center Building, 1699 Ross Clark Circle, Suite 4, Dothan, AL, 36301. Contact Charlotte Countrymen (334) 693-2363
  • November 2, 2017 (9 a.m. to 12 p.m.) Fruit Production Class. Founders Station, 4902 Pike Road, AL. Please call 334-270-4133 by Wednesday, November 1 to pre-register.
  • November 16 and 17, 2017:  Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Annual Conference, Clanton, AL. Registration open Sept 29. Details at www.afvga.org.
  • 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.

Out-of-state events

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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