2016 Farmer 101

8-Part Series for Small, Beginning, or Transitioning Farmers

Farmer 101

Farmer 101 is a series of 8 classes for small, beginning, or transitioning farmers. The classes will meet on Tuesday evenings from 6:00-9:00 pm. Each class is $10.00 or $50.00 for the entire course; pre-registration is required.

Contact Tony Glover, Cullman County Extension Coordinator, for more information by calling 256-737-9386 or emailing cullmancounty@auburn.edu

Protected Production: High Tunnel Season Extension & Hydroponics (8th of 8-part series)

Tuesday, March 22nd, 6-9pm

Cullman County Extension Office, 402 Arnold Street NE, Cullman, AL 35055

Series Agenda

Speakers and Topics

2/2/16 Basic Soils - Management and Improvement and Cover Crops: Dr. Charles Mitchell, Extension Soil Specialist, Auburn University and Mr. Arnold Caylor, Director of the North Alabama Horticulture Research Center, Cullman

2/9/16 Beef Cattle and Forage crops - Gerald Thompson, Regional Extension Agent

2/16/16 Small Scale Vegetable Production: Mr. Doug Chapman, Regional Extension Agent and Dr. Ayanava Majumdar, Auburn University Extension Entomologist

2/23/16 Farm Management—Farm Service Agency( FSA) Services, Natural Resource Conservation Services (NRCS), Farm Financial Planning: NRCS; Mr. Robert Page, ACES Farm Management Program

3/1/16 Small Fruit Production - Strawberries, Blueberries, Blackberries and Grapes: Mr. Mike Reeves, Regional Extension Agent, North Alabama

3/8/16 Beekeeping and Syrup Making, Mr. Phillip Garrison, Goldvine Farms

3/15/16 Small Livestock Management—Sheep and Goats: Mr. Robert Spencer, Extension Area Specialist—Animal Science and Forages, North Alabama

3/22/16 Protected Production: High Tunnel Season Extension, and Hydroponics: Dr. Ayanava Majumdar, Auburn University Extension Entomologist and Mr. Jeremy Pickins, Research Associate, Auburn University

Funding and support provided by: North Alabama Agriplex Heritage Center and The Green Industry Web Portal

Cullman County Extension Office

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Alabama A&M University and Auburn University), is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Everyone is welcome!