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Food Friday: Cookies

With an abundance of fresh vegetables and fruits in the summer time, it’s easy to forget about the tastier things in life! Cookies are a... more

Kostelecky Joins Alabama Extension as Assistant Director

Dr. Kyle Kostelecky has been named Alabama Extension’s new assistant director for family and consumer sciences programs. He will also serve as assistant dean for... more

Boost your Immune System with Blueberries

With July coming to a close, it’s a great time to make the most of National Blueberry Month by exploring new and delicious blueberry recipes.... more

State 4-H Competitive Events Day July 31at 4-H Center in Columbiana

After months of preparation competing for county and regional titles more than 125 4-H’ers from across Alabama will compete for state titles at Competitive Events Day July... more

Wildlife Habitat Education Program National Contest Coming to Alabama in August

The Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) National Contest will be held at the Alabama 4-H Youth Development Center in Columbiana, Alabama Aug. 2-5. Approximately 250... more

Food Friday: Tomatoes

Tomatoes are ripe and ready! Change the swing of things and try a delcious twist on the bright red vegetables Southerners know and love. Vince and... more

Choosing Drought Resistant Plants Reduces Watering Demands

As summer continues across Alabama, it is important to consider drought resistant plants when planning your landscape. Drought resistant plants help reduce the amount of water... more

Pickens County 4-H Forestry Team Headed to National Competition

The Pickens County 4-H Forestry Team will represent Alabama at the National 4-H Forestry Invitational July 26 through July 30 in Weston, West Virginia. This is... more

Alabama Needs More Transplant Growers

Each year, commercial vegetable operations around Alabama look for quality, affordable vegetable transplants. Few growers produce their own transplants. Commercially-produced transplants are available from a... more

Alabama 4-H and Buckmasters Partner on Shooting Sports Invitational

AUBURN, Ala.—Shooting sports clubs rank among the most active and fastest growing programs in Alabama 4-H. Both 4-H and non-4-H youth from across the country... more

Alabama Extension Professionals Recognized by Marion County Commission

By Ivy Sibley The Marion County Commission recognized Alabama Extension professionals for their outstanding service to... more

Bibb County Recognized as 4-H Centennial Youth Initiative County

By Ivy Sibley The Bibb County Commission recognized Alabama Extension professionals for their outstanding service to... more

Chris Becker is New Extension Coordinator for Limestone County

  By Rebecca Oliver     Alabama Extension recently named Chris Becker as the County Extension Coordinator for Limestone... more

Higher Temperatures Cause Rise in Snake Sightings

By Rebecca Oliver   High temperatures came early this year to Alabama bringing with it the presence... more

Grant Lyons New CEC for Coffee County

Grant Lyons is the new County Extension Coordinator for Alabama Extension's Coffee County office. Lyons... more

Chambers County Welcomes New County Extension Coordinator

Alabama Extension's Chambers County office has a new County Extension Coordinator. Ken McMillan will begin... more

Jennifer Warr Davidson is New Russell County Extension Coordinator

Alabama Extension's Russell County office has a new County Extension Coordinator. Jennifer Warr Davidson... more

Coosa County Welcomes New County Extension Coordinator

  Alabama Extension's Coosa County office has a new County Extension Coordinator. Sharon Allen Haynes... more

Small Ruminant Tour Slated for May 22-26

​Small ruminant producers will have an opportunity to learn more about Northeastern meat goat practices... more

Minding Our Future: Investing in Healthy Infants and Toddlers

Written By: Sallie Lide- Hooker, MA, CFCS, FDC, Certified Family Life Educator, Regional Extension Agent, Alabama... more