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Getting Down and Dirty with Alabama 4-H

AUBURN, Ala. – It’s time to get down and dirty with 4-H at the first mud run hosted by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System 4-H... more

Craft Breweries Seeking Alabama-Grown Grain

AUBURN, Ala.—Small towns across the country are growing hubs for craft brewers selling what some are calling “liquid art.” Auburn University and Alabama Cooperative Extension... more

Tick Problems and Organic Control

Auburn, Ala.– Ticks are blood-feeding external parasites of mammals, birds and reptiles. They are also important vectors of disease-causing agents. According to Dr. Xing Ping... more

Fall Armyworm Outbreak in Alabama

AUBURN, Ala. – Fall armyworms were found in millet in early June in western Mobile County. Armyworm caterpillars are detrimental to cattlemen and forage producers... more

Trees are low-maintenance additions to your yard

Auburn, Ala—There are many reasons to plant trees in your home landscape –they are beneficial for the environment, they provide shade and they are aesthetically... more

Herbicide Applications Difficult in Hot, Dry Conditions

AUBURN, Ala.— The hot, dry conditions sitting stagnant over many areas of the state have farmers wishing for rain and hoping to make the best... more

Do Your Part to Protect Pollinators

Auburn, Ala.— In the spirit of National Pollinator Week, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System salutes pollinators everywhere who are irreplaceable pieces of the puzzle in gardens,... more

American Alligator: Alabama’s Largest Reptile

AUBURN, Ala. –American alligators, once on the verge of extinction, have made a remarkable recovery. Alabama’s largest reptile, alligators can be found across most of... more

Extending the Grazing Season

AUBURN, Ala. –Extending the grazing season can improve cattle operations. This saves producers time and money invested in the operation. Whether it is as simple... more

2016 State 4-H Dairy Poster Winners

Auburn, Ala.—The 4-H Dairy Poster Contest has been held annually in Alabama for more than 30 years. The goal of the contest is to get... 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

Limestone County Recognized as 4-H Centennial Youth Initiative County

​ The Limestone County Commission recognized Alabama Extension professionals for their outstanding service to the county’s 4-H program, and... more

Calhoun County Recognized as 4-H Centennial Youth Initiative County

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