Alabama Extension is set to host a couple of upcoming field days that will appeal to the state’s specialty crop producers.
A specialty crop field day will be held on Friday, Oct. 7 at the Wiregrass Research and Extension Center at 167 State Highway 134 East in Headland, Ala. The event will start at 10:30 a.m. (EST). Those interested in attending should call 334-693-2010 to register.
Alabama Extension will also host a strawberry production meeting on Thursday, Nov. 10 in Jemison, Alabama. The meeting will focus on pertinent issues related to strawberry production. Topics will include weed management and soil fumigation, disease management, variety selection and budget development. The free event is tailored towards experienced growers as well as new or beginning producers. A catered lunch will be provided.
Those interested in attending the event, which starts at 11 a.m. (EST) and at 14 Padget Lane, can contact the Chilton County Extension office at 205-280-6268 to register.