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Successful Food Plots Begin with Soil Testing

AUBURN, Ala. – Many hunters and outdoor enthusiasts plant food plots to help manage deer habitats. Today, more and more deer hunters implement warm and... more

Dollarspot Common Disease on Alabama Lawns

AUBURN, Ala. – Dollarspot is the most common disease people find in home lawns in Alabama. This fungal disease causes deep scars in a lawn... more

Timely Pest Management Resources for Farm and Garden

AUBURN, Ala.—Pest management plans allow home gardeners and farmers to minimize damage in the garden and in the field to ensure unhindered growth. Growers have... more

Grasshoppers Cause Issues in Seedling Cotton

AUBURN, Ala.—There are beneficial insects who take up residence in cotton fields, and then there are damaging pests, like the grasshopper, who create problems for... more

Alabama Farmers Utilizing Pattern Tile Drainage

AUBURN, Ala.—Pattern tile drainage is a practice Midwestern producers have long employed on farm operations. Now, some Alabama producers with soggy soils are laying pattern... more

Loewenstein Wins National Award for Leadership in Environmental Education

AUBURN, Ala. – Alabama Extension specialist Dr. Nancy Loewenstein received the 2018 Leadership in Education award presented by Project Learning Tree® (PLT). Loewenstein was one of... more

Look Out for Poisonous Plants

AUBURN, Ala. – Spring and summer months are perfect for outdoor activities. When camping or hiking, it is important to know what plants to avoid. Some poisonous plants can... more

Protect Your Pets From the Summer Heat

AUBURN, Ala. – With summer on its way, temperatures are steadily rising. Soon, most days could see temperatures ranging in the late 80s to the... more

Controlling Fire Ants in Vegetable Gardens

AUBURN, Ala.—Homeowners breaking ground in gardens this spring may find the plot is teeming with life coming out of the winter season—a different kind of life... more

Attracting and Feeding Hummingbirds

AUBURN, Ala. – Homeowners and bird enthusiasts can find hummingbirds in yards all over the state. Each spring, people enjoy putting out hummingbird feeders as... more

ForestHER Workshop is Sept. 19-20 at Riverwood Farms in Cullman County

  ForestHER, a hands-on workshop for women who love the land, is set for Sept. 19-20... more

Alabama Extension 4-H Staff in Marengo County Recognized by County Commission

Alabama Extension 4-H Staff in Marengo County Recognized by County CommissionThe Marengo County Commission recently... more

Cullman County Commission Recognizes Alabama Extension 4-H Staff

The Cullman County Commission recently recognized Alabama Extension professionals for their outstanding service to the... more

Joshua Melson New County Extension Coordinator for Lawrence County

  Alabama Cooperative Extension has named Joshua Melson as the new County Extension Coordinator for Lawrence County.  He will... more

Alabama Extension Professionals in Lauderdale County Recognized by County Commission

​ The Lauderdale County Commission recently recognized Alabama Extension professionals for their outstanding service to the county’s... more

Alabama Extension 4-H Staff in Marshall County Recognized by County Commission​

The Marshall County Commission recognized Alabama Extension professionals for their outstanding service to the county’s 4-H... more

Tamika Glover Dial is New Extension Coordinator in Wilcox County

​ Alabama Extension’s Wilcox County  office has a new County Extension Coordinator.  Tamika Glover began work May 1. Dial... more

Carla Elston is New Extension Coordinator for Bullock County

​ Alabama Cooperative Extension has named Carla Elston as the new County Extension Coordinator for Bullock County.  She will... more

Cleburne County Recognized by County Commission for 4-H Program

​ On May 2, the Cleburne County Commission recognized Alabama Extension professionals for their outstanding service to... more

Alabama Extension Professionals in Greene County Recognized by County Commission

​On April 6, the Greene County Commission recognized Alabama Extension professionals for their outstanding service to... more