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Former NBA All-Star is keynote speaker at ACLN Annual Leadership Conference

Retired NBA All-Star Mark Eaton will serve as the opening keynote speaker for the 2014... more

The Journey of Aging is theme for Madison County SAI on October 9

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University will host its... more

2014 Alabama Community Leadership Network Conference is Oct. 7-8 in Auburn

The Alabama Community Leadership Network (ACLN) will host its 2014 conference on Oct. 7-8 at... more

​Fall Gardening Extravaganza Coming in October

Fall is a great time to garden in the South. Cooler weather makes for great planting... more

New Report Shows High Prevalence of Adverse Experiences among Children: What Does it Mean for Alabama?

Submitted by : Ellen Abell, Extension specialist, Family and Child Development. Children who experience major,... more
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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

DeKalb County Welcomes New County Extension Coordinator

​Alabama Extension’s DeKalb County Office has a new county Extension coordinator.   Lori Wheeler  joined Extension on... more

Extension Regional Agents Work With Autauga County Centennial Service Initiative

  Autauga County Family and Consumer Sciences regional Extension agents Janice Hall and Sallie Lide-Hooker worked... more

Chambers County Fruit Workshop Set for June 24

The Chambers County Fruit Workshop is set for June 24 for anyone interested in the... more
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Climate Forecasting Gaining Traction among Farmers

For centuries, farmers have operated largely at the mercy of nature's fickle temperament, whether... more

Precision Farming All about Cultivating a Big Farming Picture, Experts Say

The deepest insight Paul Mask ever gained into the value of precision farming occurred more... more

How Soil Conservation Saved the Farm—and Changed the Face of Southern Farming

The Lewis and Clarke expedition into the sprawling prairies and thickets of the Western wilderness... more

Extension Foresters Working to Avert Landowner Crisis

Two experts fear that a host of factors are coming together to create a storm,... more

Alabama Extension Working to Build Thriving Urban Farming Sector

While Dr. Ayanava Majumdar readily concedes that urban farming will never replace conventional farming entirely... more