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Know Your Eggs: Fresh vs. Store-Bought

Raising chickens in the backyard is increasingly popular. Multiple factors are motivating people to put in the work to raise their own chickens.  Some want the... more

Backyard Beekeeping Workshop Set for Nov. 14 -15

Beekeeping is gaining in popularity, but it is a hobby that requires training and skills. A backyard beekeeping workshop, set for Nov. 14 – 15... more

Quality Drinking Water is a Joint Effort

One of the most important resources in any community is drinking water. It is necessary for industries including health care, agriculture, sanitation and other vital... more

Dishing the Dirt on Soil Testing

Fall is in full swing and you know what that means, it’s time to break out the pumpkins, flannel shirts and soil tests. According to... more

Squash Bugs-Enemy of the Jack O’Lantern

When people think of Halloween, they usually associate the holiday with ghosts, candy and everyone’s favorite–pumpkins. Dr. Joe Kemble, a horticulture specialist with Alabama Extension... more

Outstanding Speakers at Mississippi-Alabama Rural Tourism Conference

By Casey Whitaker The 2014 Mississippi-Alabama Rural Tourism Conference is set for Oct. 20-22 in... more

Doyle Keasal to Speak at 2014 Rural Tourism Conference

​The Mississippi-Alabama 2014 Rural Tourism Conference is set for Oct. 20-22 in Greenwood, Mississippi. The conference is... more

​​Alabama Extension and Auburn University Awarded Grant to Tackle Chronic Diseases

New program aims to improve health in areas with high obesity rates The Alabama Cooperative Extension... more

Autauga County School Bus Drivers Sign Up for Yellow Dot

When Autauga County Extension Coordinator Yvonne Thomas first received a call about the Department of... more

Opelika Tractor Supply Store Named 4-H Paper Clover Regional Champion

​ The Tractor Supply Company (TSC) store in Opelika, Ala. was recently recognized for winning the... more