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Extension Offers Diabetes Education Programs

AUBURN, Ala. –More than 634,000 people in Alabama, live with diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association, another estimated 127,000 Alabamians have this disease but... more

Free Credit Freezes Coming in September

AUBURN, Ala. – Starting in September, a new federal law will give consumers free credit freezes and yearlong fraud alerts. According to Sharlean Briggs, an... more

Childhood Obesity in Alabama

AUBURN, Ala. – Childhood obesity has tripled in the last 30 years. Studies show that nearly 15 percent of American children ages 2 to 19 are... more

Dwarf Shrubs in Landscapes

AUBURN, Ala. – Developing a functional and beautiful landscape can be difficult. When deciding how to build your landscape, there are two factors that come into play:... more

Alabama Extension Partners With Alabama State Parks

AUBURN, Ala. –Alabama Extension and the Alabama State Parks are partnering to educate the public about venomous snakes in Alabama. The state parks will distribute... more

Trade Tariffs Initiate Soybean Market Shift, Cause Concern

by Justin Miller and Katie Nichols AUBURN, Ala.—As Farm Bill discussions continue in Washington, D.C., producers wait for the direction a new bill will bring... more

Common Digging Pests In Yards

AUBURN, Ala. – Homeowners often find evidence of animals digging in their yards. Squirrels, chipmunks, armadillos and moles are often the culprits. An Extension specialist... more

Freezing Vegetables Provide Fresh Garden Taste Year Round

AUBURN, Ala. – One of the best things about summer is eating fresh vegetables. However, summer is not the only time people can enjoy fresh... more

Controlling Blossom-End Rot in Tomatoes

AUBURN, Ala. – Tomato plants are some of the most popular things grown in gardens. There are many varieties on the market and each one... more

Sweet and Hot Peppers Popular in Home Gardens

AUBURN, Ala. – There are more than 20 species of peppers in the world and hundreds of varieties. North American growers, however, are most familiar... 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