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Yonger People Hesitate to Choose Careers in Farming

The popular nursery rhyme “Old McDonald,” is shifting from a fictional character to reality with the growing population of older farmers. It’s a fact, farmers... more

Food Friday: Ideas for Beef Round Steak

Round steak is a lower cost option than other steak choices, but it also less tender than T-bone or ribeye steaks. While it can certainly... more

Fall Season Brings Out Yellow Jackets

Get prepared for insects that have their second peak of activity in the fall, particularly yellow jackets. Many people encounter and experience painful stings from... more

Breast Cancer – Not Just a Woman’s Disease

Breast cancer does not discriminate. Individuals from all walks of life have fought this merciless disease. According to the American Cancer Society, as many as... more

POST-HARVEST CARE OF APPLES AND APPLE TREES

Fall apple harvest is in progress through October. About 30 to 40 varieties of apples are grown in home orchards across the state, with heirloom... more

Outstanding Speakers at Mississippi-Alabama Rural Tourism Conference

By Casey Whitaker The 2014 Mississippi-Alabama Rural Tourism Conference is set for Oct. 20-22 in... more

Doyle Keasal to Speak at 2014 Rural Tourism Conference

​The Mississippi-Alabama 2014 Rural Tourism Conference is set for Oct. 20-22 in Greenwood, Mississippi. The conference is... more

​​Alabama Extension and Auburn University Awarded Grant to Tackle Chronic Diseases

New program aims to improve health in areas with high obesity rates The Alabama Cooperative Extension... more

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