1409, 2015

Veterans Agriculture Training Workshop

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This event is open to veterans, service members and their families. This workshop will cover the business of agriculture; featuring information on

agricultural business startup
expanding your farming operation
Resources for veterans
and more.

Registration is free and limited scholarship available for those traveling more than 30 miles.
This event is not hosted by ASAN. As one of ASAN’s roles is […]

1209, 2015

Fermentation 101, Birmingham

By |September 12th, 2015||0 Comments

Fermentation is as old as life itself. These processes have been handed down and passed around, creating nutrient-dense foods and beloved dishes. The most familiar fermented foods are made using lacto-fermentation. This workshop will demystify fermentation through an exploration of tastings, some information on the science behind it and a discussion on it’s historical context.

Lindsay Whiteaker […]

1209, 2015

Introduction to Plant Taxonomy/Classification

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Plant taxonomy is the science of recognizing, classifying and naming plant species. This fascinating field of study gives insights into evolution, natural history and ecology. Participants in this class will learn about the history of modern taxonomy, the basics of naming plants, the fundamentals of phylogenetics (plant family trees), the plant classification hierarchy and the […]

2908, 2015

Creating a Haven for Butterflies: Your Own Yard and Beyond

By |August 29th, 2015||0 Comments

Welcoming butterflies into our landscapes is personally rewarding and environmentally important. As more and more habitat is lost, learn how your yard can become a beautiful oasis that sustains the butterfly species that live in your area. This workshop will focus on why using native host and nectar plants is important and how to incorporate these […]

2908, 2015

Ethnic Vegetable Crop Workshop

By |August 29th, 2015||0 Comments

Join S. Rao Mentreddy and other presenters for workshop covering: production and management of ethnic vegetable crops, integrated pest management techniques, cooking demonstration and information regarding marketing of ethnic vegetables.

*Limited scholarships available for deserving farmers.

*Registration includes lunch and course materials


This event is not hosted by ASAN.  As one of ASAN’s roles is to share information […]

2808, 2015

Family Fall and Winter Herbal Wellness

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This workshop is a mix of theory and practical skills perfectly suited for the beginner or experienced herbal learner. You will learn how herbs work, which ones to use, how to blend herbal infusions, make herbal syrups, vinegars, lozenges, and garlic lemonade to stock your own herbal medicine cabinet. The class will sample these items […]

2208, 2015

Pasture Renovation and Workshop Field Day

By |August 22nd, 2015||0 Comments

Project Goal: Teach livestock farmers to become more efficient and successful with forages, forage management, and natural resources.

What to expect: Educational presentations, interaction, team work, weed and forage identification, weed control, plans for pasture renovation, and how to calculate forage availability.

Pre-registration is required.

2208, 2015

Introduction to Native Plant Conservation

By |August 22nd, 2015||0 Comments

The flora of Alabama is one of the richest in the country, which underscores the importance of conserving our plants and their habitats. This course is a general introduction to plant conservation, focusing particularly on Alabama plants. We will cover a broad set of topics, including rarity ranking systems, invasive species, restoration ecology, conservation ethics, […]

2108, 2015

Cottage Foods Training

By |August 21st, 2015||0 Comments

Have you wanted to add value you to crop you produce or start a small food business out of your home? The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is offering a training regarding the Cottage Food Industry. This course will provide you with information regarding rules and regulations in addition to certification of completion.
This event is not […]

1908, 2015

Agricultural Risk Management and Business Development Training Workshop

By |August 19th, 2015||0 Comments

More information will follow regarding this event, including online registration available at under Quick Glance with title, 2015 Ag. Risk Management & Business Development Workshop – Registration. Please note there is a $20.00 fee that reserves your spot – limited scholarships available and optional transportation provided. Please inquire about the limited scholarships by calling […]