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Nichols Awarded Ann Barr Scholarship

Thirteen years of 4-H involvement afforded Auburn University College of Agriculture sophomore Jessie Nichols the... more

$upermarket $aving$: 16 Tips that Total BIG Bucks!

It is possible to save money shopping for groceries without cooking everything from scratch, clipping... more

HORSE U Workshop Targets Young People

Horse Ownership Resources, Skills and Education for Youth (HORSE U) offers young people a... more

Alabama 4-H Icon Honored for her Service to Extension, 4-H and Country

Ann Barr, known as the "Spirit of Alabama 4-H," was recently honored during a celebration... more

2014 Mississippi-Alabama Rural Tourism Conference Oct. 20-22 in Greenwood, Mississippi

August 27, 2014 -- Innovative attraction ideas, knowledgeable speakers and a behind-the-scenes tour of DreamWorks... more
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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

Conservation Education Workshop for K-5th Grade Educators July 16-17 in Millbrook

Alabama Extension is partnering with Alabama Wildlife Federation and several other agencies to present an... more

80 Paddlers Enjoy Hatchet Creek Festival May 31-June 1

The Coosa County Extension Office and local volunteers hosted the second annual Hatchet Creek Festival... more

Extension Offering Conservation Education Workshop for Middle and High School Educators July 22-23 in Millbrook

Extension is partnering with Alabama Wildlife Federation and several other agencies to conduct an educational... 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