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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: August 27: 
    Fall maintenance tips for turf grass, Update on the status of yellowmargined leaf beetle in cole crop, Produce Safety Rule Updates, Considerations for fall vegetable crops. 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.
  • 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.
  • August 14, 2018: (10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.) North Alabama Commercial Nursery and Landscape Meeting. Madison, AL. Pesticide Certification Points . Available. See the flyer for more information.
  • August 15, 2018 (10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.): Hobby Greenhouse Management Workshop. Athens, AL. See the flyer for more information.
  • August 28-29, 2018: FSA Program Outreach Workshops. Montgomery, AL. Please see the flyer for more information.
  • September 4-5, 2018: FSA Program Outreach Workshops. Andalusia. Please see the flyer for more information.
  • September 5-7, 2018: Annual Alabama Water Resources Symposium and Conference. Perdido Beach Resort Hotel and Convention Center,Orange Beach, AL. Please click here for more information.
  • September 19-20, 2018: FSA Program Outreach Workshops. Hartselle,AL. Please see the flyer for more information.
  • October 29-30, 2018: Pesticide Applicator University. Auburn-Opelika Marriott, AL. More details 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.
  • 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.
  • August 15-18, 2018: Citrus Expo with Vegetables and Specialty Crops. Fort Myers, FL. For more information click here.
  • 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.
  • January 25-26, 2019: Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (SSAWG) Annual Conference, Little Rock, AR. 

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Compiled by Dr. Ayanava Majumdar, Extension Entomologist, and 

Ann Chambliss, Extension Associate


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